8 Hikers Led to Safety After California Fire Stranded Them for Days

The hikers were not injured.
1:32 | 07/27/16

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People tiger shark in our across the west as plumes of smoke billow into the California sky for days this item and listen orange you know plane was today a sign of progress. Yeah it looks like we're just starting to turn the corner on this little bit again and that we have a large burnout operation up there it up in the north aspect of the fire. 3000 local and forced firefighters working feverishly to contain the massive and stubborn planes. At least eighteen homes charred and those allowed to return back home thankful to have something to return to. I am marked every door. And I must navigate so that the fire department or anybody that needed to come through to try to save his house to do whatever they need to do. The wildfire burning more than 37000 acres so far in northern California near big share. Eight hikers lost for six days assisted by firefighters to safety. The Grammy serfs and finding the hikers were bulldozers neighborhood need. Mark. Now growing health concerns for air quality across California as a haze of smoke hovers over northern California. Panic over potential respiratory disease and consequences. The larger implications that having climate change and drought. And record heat waves that's gonna leads him more and more wildfires which is really gonna have this longer term impact on people's house. The California lung association says air quality has improved but long term effects are still possible and the heat is in writing op temperatures are expected to remain in the high nineties and even into the triple digits. Through Thursday. Rarely Monte ABC news New York.

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