A fire burning in northeastern California forced residents in the Susanville area to evacuate their homes on July 19 as the blaze threatened 170 structures, according to reports.
Cal Fire said the Hog Fire, burning west of Susanville in Lassen County, had scorched 8,000 acres and was five percent contained as of Tuesday morning, July 21.
Officials said the fire began on Saturday afternoon but that the cause remained undetermined.
These videos show the scene in Susanville on Sunday evening as the fire drew closer. Firefighters in Fresno as well as Utah and Nevada battled simultaneous wildfires raging across the southwestern United States. Credit: Jennifer Petersen via Storyful