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Firefighters are seen fighting the Las Pulgas Fire at Camp Pendleton, California in this May 16, 2014 handout photo from the USMC. REUTERS/Cpl. Sarah Wolff/USMC/Handout via Reuters

Firefighters are seen fighting the Las Pulgas Fire at Camp Pendleton, California in this May 16, 2014 handout photo from the USMC. REUTERS/Cpl. Sarah Wolff/USMC/Handout via Reuters

Firefighters are seen fighting the Las Pulgas Fire at Camp Pendleton, California in this May 16, 2014 handout photo from the USMC. REUTERS/Cpl. Sarah Wolff/USMC/Handout via Reuters
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Firefighters drag hoses as the Las Pulgas Fire approaches military structures on Camp Pendleton, California in this May 16, 2014 handout photo from the USMC. REUTERS/Cpl. Sarah Wolff/USMC/Handout via Reuters

Firefighters drag hoses as the Las Pulgas Fire approaches military structures on Camp Pendleton, California in this May 16, 2014 handout photo from the USMC. REUTERS/Cpl. Sarah Wolff/USMC/Handout via Reuters

Firefighters drag hoses as the Las Pulgas Fire approaches military structures on Camp Pendleton, California in this May 16, 2014 handout photo from the USMC. REUTERS/Cpl. Sarah Wolff/USMC/Handout via Reuters
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The Las Pulgas Fire approaches military structures on Camp Pendleton, California in this May 16, 2014 handout photo from the USMC. REUTERS/Cpl. Sarah Wolff/USMC/Handout via Reuters

The Las Pulgas Fire approaches military structures on Camp Pendleton, California in this May 16, 2014 handout photo from the USMC. REUTERS/Cpl. Sarah Wolff/USMC/Handout via Reuters

The Las Pulgas Fire approaches military structures on Camp Pendleton, California in this May 16, 2014 handout photo from the USMC. REUTERS/Cpl. Sarah Wolff/USMC/Handout via Reuters
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Firefighters are seen fighting the Las Pulgas Fire at Camp Pendleton, California in this May 16, 2014 handout photo from the USMC. REUTERS/Cpl. Sarah Wolff/USMC/Handout via Reuters

Firefighters are seen fighting the Las Pulgas Fire at Camp Pendleton, California in this May 16, 2014 handout photo from the USMC. REUTERS/Cpl. Sarah Wolff/USMC/Handout via Reuters

Firefighters are seen fighting the Las Pulgas Fire at Camp Pendleton, California in this May 16, 2014 handout photo from the USMC. REUTERS/Cpl. Sarah Wolff/USMC/Handout via Reuters
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Fire crews battle the Cocos Fire in San Marcos, California, May 15, 2014. REUTERS/Sam Hodgson

Fire crews battle the Cocos Fire in San Marcos, California, May 15, 2014. REUTERS/Sam Hodgson

Fire crews battle the Cocos Fire in San Marcos, California, May 15, 2014. REUTERS/Sam Hodgson
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A Fountain Valley firefighter stands atop his fire truck as a helicopter comes in for a water drop on the Coco Fire in San Marcos, California, May 15, 2014. REUTERS/Mike Blake

A Fountain Valley firefighter stands atop his fire truck as a helicopter comes in for a water drop on the Coco Fire in San Marcos, California, May 15, 2014. REUTERS/Mike Blake

A Fountain Valley firefighter stands atop his fire truck as a helicopter comes in for a water drop on the Coco Fire in San Marcos, California, May 15, 2014. REUTERS/Mike Blake
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