CAL FIRE/Placer County firefighters from the Nevada Yuba Placer unit battling the Carr fire in Shasta County on July 26, 2018. (CAL FIRE Shasta Trinity Unit photo)

WATCH: California County Unveils New Wildfire Evacuation Siren

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office is hoping a new siren will save lives during a wildfire.

“Every year, we see the worst and we think nothing can top it and then the next year, something tops it,” Lt. Andrew Scott said.

California is experiencing more destructive wildfires closer to urban areas than ever before.

Read more at KCRA

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