As wildfire in the West of the United States continues to threaten the country, the Eastern states are once again on a state of mid-air alert with plumes of smoke streaming through the country.
Teams surveying damage from the massive Dixie fire in northern California have so far charted 36 damaged and seven damaged buildings in the remote community of Indian Falls, said Nick Truax, a fire operations commander.
Residents have been advised to decrease exposure and stay inside the building, even though people in it may be at risk from other chemicals such as benzene and oxygen when communities descend into flames.
The Dixie fire, which burns mainly on federal land, is one of dozens of major fires across the US.
The Bootleg Fire in Oregon that has ravaged over 413.000 acres has created its own weather and created a “fire cloud” that reaches more than 30.000 feet high.