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A property is engulfed in flames as the Thompson Fire burns, Tuesday, July 2, 2024, in Oroville, Calif.
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A property is engulfed in flames as the Thompson Fire burns, Tuesday, July 2, 2024, in Oroville, Calif.

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PHOTOS: Northern California wildfire forces thousands to evacuate

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Thousands of people in Northern California have been issued an evacuation order as soaring temperatures continue to increase wildfire risk and fires continue to burn. As of Tuesday, July 2, 2024, more than 3,000 acres have been burned in North Oroville, 65 miles north of Sacramento, and 0 percent contained in the Thompson Fire.
An air tanker drops retardant while battling the Thompson Fire in Oroville, Calif., Tuesday, July 2, 2024. An extended heat wave blanketing Northern California has resulted in red flag fire warnings and power shutoffs. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
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An air tanker drops retardant while battling the Thompson Fire in Oroville, Calif., Tuesday, July 2, 2024.
The Thompson Fire burns above Lake Oroville in Oroville, Calif., Tuesday, July 2, 2024. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
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The Thompson Fire burns above Lake Oroville in Oroville, Calif., Tuesday, July 2, 2024.
A firefighter runs while battling the Thompson Fire burning in Oroville, Calif., Tuesday, July 2, 2024. An extended heat wave blanketing Northern California has resulted in red flag fire warnings and power shutoffs. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
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A firefighter runs while battling the Thompson Fire burning in Oroville, Calif., Tuesday, July 2, 2024.
Flames consume a structure and vehicle on Bessie Lane as the Thompson Fire burns in Oroville, Calif., Tuesday, July 2, 2024. An extended heat wave blanketing Northern California has resulted in red flag fire warnings and power shutoffs. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
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Flames consume a structure and vehicle on Bessie Lane as the Thompson Fire burns in Oroville, Calif., Tuesday, July 2, 2024.
An animal runs beside a building as flames from the Thompson Fire approach in Oroville, Calif., Tuesday, July 2, 2024. An extended heat wave blanketing Northern California has resulted in red flag fire warnings and power shutoffs. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
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An animal runs beside a building as flames from the Thompson Fire approach in Oroville, Calif., Tuesday, July 2, 2024.
Flames consume vehicles on Bessie Lane as the Thompson Fire burns in Oroville, Calif., Tuesday, July 2, 2024. An extended heat wave blanketing Northern California has resulted in red flag fire warnings and power shutoffs. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
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Flames consume vehicles on Bessie Lane as the Thompson Fire burns in Oroville, Calif., Tuesday, July 2, 2024. An extended heat wave blanketing Northern California has resulted in red flag fire warnings and power shutoffs.
Firefighters battle the Thompson Fire burning in Oroville, Calif., Tuesday, July 2, 2024. An extended heat wave blanketing Northern California has resulted in red flag fire warnings and power shutoffs. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
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Firefighters battle the Thompson Fire burning in Oroville, Calif., Tuesday, July 2, 2024.
Flames consume a garage as the Thompson Fire burns in Oroville, Calif., Tuesday, July 2, 2024. An extended heat wave blanketing Northern California has resulted in red flag fire warnings and power shutoffs. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
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Flames consume a garage as the Thompson Fire burns in Oroville, Calif., Tuesday, July 2, 2024.
Flames consume a structure on Bessie Lane as the Thompson Fire burns in Oroville, Calif., Tuesday, July 2, 2024. An extended heat wave blanketing Northern California has resulted in red flag fire warnings and power shutoffs. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
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Flames consume a structure on Bessie Lane as the Thompson Fire burns in Oroville, Calif., Tuesday, July 2, 2024. An extended heat wave blanketing Northern California has resulted in red flag fire warnings and power shutoffs.
A firefighter works to protect a structure as the Thompson Fire approaches, Tuesday, July 2, 2024, in Oroville, Calif. (AP Photo/Ethan Swope)
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A firefighter works to protect a structure as the Thompson Fire approaches, Tuesday, July 2, 2024, in Oroville, Calif.
Flames leap above a vehicle on Canyon Drive as the Thompson Fire burns in Oroville, Calif., Tuesday, July 2, 2024. An extended heat wave blanketing Northern California has resulted in red flag fire warnings and power shutoffs. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
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Flames leap above a vehicle on Canyon Drive as the Thompson Fire burns in Oroville, Calif., Tuesday, July 2, 2024. An extended heat wave blanketing Northern California has resulted in red flag fire warnings and power shutoffs.
A helicopter drops water on the Thompson Fire as it burns above Lake Oroville in Oroville, Calif., Tuesday, July 2, 2024. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
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A helicopter drops water on the Thompson Fire as it burns above Lake Oroville in Oroville, Calif., Tuesday, July 2, 2024.
A property is engulfed in flames as the Thompson Fire burns, Tuesday, July 2, 2024, in Oroville, Calif. (AP Photo/Ethan Swope)
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A property is engulfed in flames as the Thompson Fire burns, Tuesday, July 2, 2024, in Oroville, Calif.
A property is engulfed in flames as the Thompson Fire burns, Tuesday, July 2, 2024, in Oroville, Calif. (AP Photo/Ethan Swope)
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A property is engulfed in flames as the Thompson Fire burns, Tuesday, July 2, 2024, in Oroville, Calif.

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