Wildfire explodes to third-largest in California history
August 6, 2021
GREENVILLE, Calif. (AP) — A Northern California wildfire that is now the third-largest in state history had burned for weeks, mostly in remote wildland areas with few people, before it roared through the little mountain community of Greenville, driven by shifting winds and bone-dry vegetation.
Eva Gorman has called the town home for 17 years and said it was love at first sight when she and her husband bought the house where they raised their son.
"We walked up to the front of the house and said 'Oh wow, this is it," she said, a place where her grandmother's dining room chairs and her aunt...