Arroyo Grande Hotshots firefighters are seen behind the flames of a backfire they are setting to battle the French Fire on August 24 near Wofford Heights, California.
Homeowners Jose Lamas, center, his wife, Maria Covarrubias, right, and his daughter Astrid Covarrubias walk through the smoke after visiting their burned-out home, which was in the path of the South Fire in Lytle Creek, San Bernardino County, California on August 25.
Crews battle California’s Caldor Fire as it moves east toward Lake Tahoe on Monday, August 23.
This aerial photo, taken on Thursday, August 19, shows burned homes at the Creekside Mobile Home Park a day after they were destroyed by the Cache Fire in Clearlake, California.
Firefighters dig a containment line on the Caldor Fire near Pollock Pines, California, on Wednesday, August 18.
Smoke and haze from wildfires obscure the Golden Gate Bridge and the San Francisco skyline on August 18.
In this long-exposure photo, embers light up hillsides as the Dixie Fire burns near Milford, California, on August 17.
Destiney Barnard holds Raymond William Goetchius while stranded at a gas station in Doyle, California, on August 17. Barnard’s car broke down as she was helping Raymond and his family flee the Dixie Fire.
Destroyed property is seen August 17 after the Caldor Fire passed through Grizzly Flats, California.
Firefighters spray water on trees being burned by the Dixie Fire near Janesville, California, on August 17.
A firefighting helicopter flies in front of the sun, which was shrouded in thick wildfire smoke near Lakeview, Oregon, on August 15.
Wind blows smoke away for a moment, revealing damage from the Parleys Canyon Fire in Utah on August 14.
Crews battle a fire in Newhall, California, on August 12.
A table and chairs sit in front of a destroyed home in Greenville, California, on August 12.
A firefighter battles the Dixie Fire near Taylorsville, California, on August 10.
Smoke plumes rise from the Kwis Fire near Eugene, Oregon, on August 10.
A firefighter works to extinguish a controlled burn, a preventative measure, to protect a home in Greenville, California, on August 9.
Firefighters battling the Dixie Fire clear a fallen tree from a roadway in Plumas County, California, on August 6.
Flames from the Dixie Fire consume a pickup truck on Highway 89, south of Greenville, California, on August 5.
Operations Chief Jay Walter passes the historic Sierra Lodge as the Dixie Fire burns through Greenville, California, on August 4. The fire leveled multiple historic buildings and dozens of homes in central Greenville.
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