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Man dies in Northern California fire, civilians and firefighters injured

Posted at 10:49 PM, Jul 26, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-27 01:49:12-04

A man has died during the Carr Fire near Redding, according to fire officials.

In a Twitter post, CAL Fire reported a private hire bulldozer operator was killed.

A press briefing would provide further details.

KCRA reported three firefighters and civilians were injured in the fire. The extent of injuries is unknown at this time.

Fifteen structures have been destroyed and five others were damaged. Officials have evacuated 3,000 residents.

The fire began Monday in Shasta County. It is only six percent contained and has burned nearly 29,000 acres.

This is a developing story, check back for updates.