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Carr Fire Is Now The 7th Most Destructive Blaze In California History

As of Tuesday morning, the so-called Carr Fire had burned more than 110,000 acres and destroyed more than 1,200 structures.
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Carr Fire Is Now The 7th Most Destructive Blaze In California History

A fast-moving wildfire in Northern California is now the seventh most destructive blaze in state history, and it's still growing.

As of Tuesday morning, the so-called Carr Fire had burned more than 110,000 acres and destroyed more than 1,200 structures.

The blaze was ignited by a malfunctioning vehicle on July 23. Since then, the fire's killed at least six people.

Fire crews are reportedly "starting to gain some ground" and have the flames 27 percent contained as of Tuesday morning.

The fire's been fueled by hot and dry conditions, which meteorologists say should stick around into August. Temperatures in the area are expected to remain in the triple digits throughout the week.

Additional reporting from Newsy affiliate CNN