‘We lost Greenville’: wildfire wipes out California Gold Rush town

The largest wildfire in California this year has decimated the Gold Rush town of Greenville.The Dixie Fire is already the sixth biggest in the state’s history, and was still spreading thanks to gusting winds and record-low humidity.This week it all-but wiped out the northern California mountain town, a settlement of a few hundred people dating back to the mid-1800s Gold Rush.“We lost Greenville tonight,” US congressman Doug LaMalfa, who represents the area, said in an emotional Facebook video. …


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