In Pics | Catastrophic 'salt fire' engulfs California

Updated: Jul 03, 2021, 12:48 PM(IST)

As an unprecedented heatwave ripped across California, evacuation teams were seen helping and rescuing people. Scroll down to see images. 

 

Surveying properties

Raymond Vasquez of Wildfire Defense Systems insurance surveys a property during the Salt fire in the Gregory Creek area of Shasta County, south of Lakehead, California on July 2, 2021.

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Flames surround Shasta lake

In this long exposure photograph, flames surround a drought-stricken Shasta Lake during the "Salt fire" in Lakehead, California early on July 2, 2021. 

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The remains

A brick chimney stands at a smoldering property during the Salt fire in the Gregory Creek area of Shasta County.

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Gregory Creek

A log smolders in front of a burnt car at a property during the Salt fire in the Gregory Creek area of Shasta County.

(Photograph:AFP)

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