Thursday, 21 October, 2021
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A firefighter employed by J. Franco Reforestation works to extinguish a control burn, a preventative measure to protect a home located on North Valley Road on Monday in Greenville, California. The Dixie Fire, which has incinerated nearly 500,000 acres, is the second-largest recorded wildfire in state history and remains only 21 percent contained. — AFP PHOTO

A firefighter employed by J. Franco Reforestation works to extinguish a control burn, a preventative measure to protect a home located on North Valley Road on Monday in Greenville, California. The Dixie Fire, which has incinerated nearly 500,000 acres, is the second-largest recorded wildfire in state history and remains only 21 percent contained. 	— AFP PHOTO