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  • The Dixie Fire is the second-largest individual fire in California history, burning more than 900,000 acres and damaging or destroying over 1300 structures as it continues to burn into its eighth week.<br><br>Flames from the Dixie Fire spread in Genesee, Calif., Aug. 21, 2021. A Pacific Gas & Electric troubleshooter spent nearly two hours in federal court Monday, Sept. 13 fielding questions about whether the beleaguered utility could have turned off the electricity flowing to a power line suspected of sparking the monstrous Dixie Fire.
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  • The Dixie Fire engulfs Horton Ridge in Plumas County, Calif., Sept. 4, 2021.
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  • Multiple properties sit burned in Greenville, Calif., on Sept. 4, 2021, after the Dixie fire tore through the area.
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  • A wildfire hot shot crew battles flames as the Dixie Fire pushes through the Genesee Valley, Aug. 21, 2021, in Genesee, Calif.
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  • A firefighter with the Tallac Hotshots, fighting the Dixie Fire, makes sure a controlled burn does not leave the lines of containment in Genesee, Calif. early Friday, Aug. 20, 2021.
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  • A deer walks through the remains of the town of Greenville, Calif., which was devastated by the Dixie Fire, Aug. 19, 2021.
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  • Members of an inmate firefighter crew from the Antelope Conservation Camp wait for their next assignment as they work to contain the Dixie Fire among burning trees on Aug. 18, 2021, in the Plumas National Forest near Janesville, Calif.
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  • A Cal Fire firefighter from the Lassen-Modoc Unit watches as an air tanker makes a fire retardant drop on the Dixie Fire as trees burn on a hillside on Aug. 18, 2021, near Janesville, Calif.
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  • A firefighting helicopter flies past smoke plumes after making a water drop during the Dixie Fire on Aug. 18, 2021, near Susanville, Calif.
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  • A long exposure photograph shows embers lighting up the hillsides as the Dixie Fire burns near Milford in Lassen County, Calif., on Aug. 17, 2021.
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  • Destiney Barnard holds Raymond William Goetchius while stranded at a gas station near the Dixie Fire on Aug. 17, 2021, in Doyle, Calif. Barnard was helping Goetchius and his family evacuate from Susanville when her car broke down.
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  • A firefighter battles the Dixie Fire as it jumps Highway 395, south of Janesville in Lassen County, Calif., on Aug. 16, 2021.
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  • Rose Mooney carries photos from her home, which is under an evacuation warning, as the Dixie Fire burns towards Susanville, Calif., on Aug. 16, 2021.
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  • Melted newspaper boxes near homes on Hicks Road off Highway 395 during the Dixie Fire on Aug. 17, 2021, near Janesville, Calif.
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  • Tree feller Nathan Spangle examines trees scorched by the Dixie Fire in Lassen County, Calif., Aug. 16, 2021.
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  • A home burns on Jeters Road as the Dixie fire jumps Highway 395 south of Janesville, Calif., on Aug. 16, 2021.
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  • The Dixie Fire burns along a hillside near Taylorsville in Plumas County, Calif., on Aug. 13, 2021. The fire destroyed multiple homes in the area earlier in the day.
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  • California inmate crews gear up to help maintain the Dixie fire line near Chester, Calif., Aug. 13, 2021.
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  • Mannequins left behind by residents hold a sign thanking firefighters battling the Dixie Fire in Taylorsville, Calif., Aug. 12, 2021.
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  • Juan Valencia, a crewman from Porterville, Calif., keeps an eye out for spot fires from the Dixie Fire near Taylorsville, Calif., on Aug. 11, 2021.
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  • San Jose firefighter Nick Gall assists Captain Brett Blean as he uses a chainsaw to cut down a tree that is on fire while battling the Dixie Fire on Aug. 12, 2021, near Westwood, Calif.
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  • Car lights illuminate the remains of a property that was destroyed by the Dixie Fire on Aug. 11, 2021, in Greenville, Calif.
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  • A strike team member works a line after more structures were burned overnight in Indian Valley, Calif., Aug. 10, 2021.
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  • A home burns as flames from the Dixie fire tear through the Indian Falls neighborhood of unincorporated Plumas County, Calif. on July 25, 2021.
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  • Christopher Moore, a firefighter from San Diego, saves an American flag as flames consume a home during the Dixie Fire in Greenville, Calif., on Aug. 4, 2021.
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  • Operations chief Jay Walter passes the historic Sierra Lodge as the Dixie Fire burns through the Greenville community of Plumas County, Calif., on Aug. 4, 2021.
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  • Hunter McKee pets his horse after moving it to the edge of Lake Almanor as the Dixie Fire approaches Chester, Calif., on Aug. 3, 2021.
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  • A smoke column from the Dixie Fire rises near Greenville, in Indian Valley, Calif., on Aug. 9, 2021.
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  • Defying evacuation orders, Ann Newberg and her boyfriend stand outside of a fire station situated on Nelson Street on Aug. 8, 2021, in Taylorsville, Calif.
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  • The sun sets on the remains of the town of Greenville, Calif., on Aug. 8, 2021. The Dixie Fire destroyed much of the town and has grown to be the second-largest fire in California history.
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  • A firefighter is seen at the Dixie Fire near Greenville, Calif., on Aug. 9, 2021.
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  • A view shows Highway 89 with burned trees on one side and unburned trees on the other at the site of the Dixie Fire near the town of Greenville, Calif. on Aug. 7, 2021.
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  • Dozens of burned vehicles sit in heavy smoke during the Dixie fire in Greenville, Calif., Aug. 6, 2021.
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  • A home is engulfed in flames as the Dixie Fire rages on in Greenville, Calif., on Aug. 5, 2021.
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  • A firefighter passes a burning home as the Dixie Fire flares in Plumas County, Calif., on July 24, 2021.
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  • Flames leap from trees as the Dixie Fire jumps Highway 89 north of Greenville in Plumas County, Calif. on Aug. 3, 2021.
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  • Jon Cappleman prepares to defend his home from the Dixie Fire in Twain, Calif., on July 24, 2021.
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  • The U.S. Forest Service performs a prescribed burn using incendiary balls dropped from a helicopter in Meadow Valley as a way to control the progress of the Dixie Fire, July 31, 2021.
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  • Burned trees are seen above a truck destroyed by the Dixie Fire in the town of Greenville, Calif., on Aug. 7, 2021.
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  • A satellite image shows smoke from the Dixie Fire in California on Aug. 8, 2021.
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  • Chester resident April Phillips wipes her face while watching a family dog at an evacuation center for the Dixie Fire at Lassen Community College in Susanville, Calif., on Aug. 6, 2021.
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  • Evacuated from their homes in Plumas County, Paula Perozzi and Dale Evans walk out of a grange hall situated along Highway 70 with supplies provided by volunteers on Aug. 8, 2021, in Quincy, Calif.
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  • A burned-out commercial building is seen after the Dixie Fire tore through the town of Greenville, Calif., on Aug. 5, 2021.
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