Mill Fire Grows to 16000 Acres

The Mill Fire (CA) has grown to 16,000 acres, with 35 percent containment, reports Red Bluff Daily News.

The fire, which has 1,317 personnel assigned, including members of Red Bluff Fire and the Tehama-Glenn unit of CalFire, has resulted in two injuries and the destruction of five outbuildings, according to a NorCal Interagency Incident Management Team press release.

Predictions of hot and dry conditions through the next day have caused the fire, which is in difficult terrain, to be listed on the team’s website as having a high potential for growth.

The fire has an estimation for containment set for July 20.

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