Residents of marijuana-growing area in the US refuse to evacuate despite giant wildfire


California’s largest wildfire is threatening a marijuana growing enclave, and authorities said many of the locals have refused to evacuate and abandon their maturing crops even as weather forecasters predict more hot, dry and windy conditions that could fan flames. The wildfire called the August Complex is nearing the small communities of Post Mountain and Trinity Pines, about 322 kilometres northwest of Sacramento, the Los Angeles Times reported. .en.

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