Wildfire burning in Helena west of Redding threatens homes

The remnants left by a wildfire burning in Helena west of Redding, Calif. is seen in this undated image. (KGO-TV)

A wildfire burning in Helena west of Redding is threatening dozens of homes and has scorched nearly 9,000 acres. So far, it's only 14-percent contained.


The fire in Trinity County destroyed at least 72 homes since it broke out four days ago.

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Several Bay Area strike crews are helping Trinity County firefighters battle the blaze.
Stay with ABC7 News for more on this developing story.

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