Severe drought fuels Chimney Fire's growth

Hot weather and miles of dry brush allowed the Chimney Fire near Nacimiento Lake to grow to 8,000 acres by Wednesday evening. Containment stood at 25 percent, according to Cal Fire.
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Hot weather and miles of dry brush allowed the Chimney Fire near Nacimiento Lake to grow to 8,000 acres by Wednesday evening. Containment stood at 25 percent, according to Cal Fire.

Day 5: Chimney Fire burns 8,000 acres, remains 25 percent contained

August 17, 2016 07:52 AM