California Update for Thursday, July 5, 2018

Jul 5, 2018

Smoke rises in distance from County Fire near County Road 63 and Highway 16 in Rumsey Canyon in this #CountyFire image on social media in Brooks, California, U.S., July 2, 2018.
Credit California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection

• Firefighters in California are scrambling to control the state’s largest wildfire of the year that has ravaged nearly 86,000 acres.

 

Credit Politifact California

• The White House made the baseless claim California Sen. Kamala Harris is "supporting MS-13." PolitiFact California rated this Pants On Fire.

Find all Politifact California fact checks HERE.

Today's reporting by Nadine Sebai and Chris Nichols.