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SHASTA-TRINITY NATIONAL FOREST, Calif. | Wildfire that closed key California highway explodes in size

SHASTA-TRINITY NATIONAL FOREST, Calif. | Wildfire that closed key California highway explodes in size

SHASTA-TRINITY NATIONAL FOREST, Calif.— A roaring wildfire that shut down a stretch of a major interstate near the California-Oregon border exploded in size as crews on Saturday scrambled to prevent flames from reaching rural communities.

The blaze in California‘s Shasta-Trinity National Forest was burning out of control after chewing through 58 square miles (150 square kilometers) of timber and brush since Wednesday.

Aircraft were temporarily prevented from making water and retardant drops because heavy smoke was trapped under cloud cover, making for limited visibility for pilots.

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