THOUSANDS of Californians have been forced to flee their homes after the Dixie wildfire burned nearly a quarter-million acres of land.
The blaze, the largest wildfire in the state this year, has destroyed 44 buildings as firefighters race to stop it spreading to Paradise - which was destroyed by an inferno in 2018.
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