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In the ashes of Oregon's Bootleg Fire

Scott Griffin surveys his property which was destroyed by the Bootleg Fire in Sycan Estates, Oregon, July 24, 2021. The fire, located about 250 miles south of Portland, had ripped through more than 400,000 acres of drought-parched brush and timber and destroyed at least 67 homes near the California border. At its peak, an estimated 2,000 people were displaced by evacuations. REUTERS/Mathieu Lewis-Rolland

Scott Griffin surveys his property which was destroyed by the Bootleg Fire in Sycan Estates, Oregon, July 24, 2021. The fire, located about 250 miles south of Portland, had ripped through more than 400,000 acres of drought-parched brush and timber...more

Scott Griffin surveys his property which was destroyed by the Bootleg Fire in Sycan Estates, Oregon, July 24, 2021. The fire, located about 250 miles south of Portland, had ripped through more than 400,000 acres of drought-parched brush and timber and destroyed at least 67 homes near the California border. At its peak, an estimated 2,000 people were displaced by evacuations. REUTERS/Mathieu Lewis-Rolland
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Pam Brown sits on a small boulder while grieving her losses from the Bootleg Fire in Sycan Estates, Oregon.  REUTERS/Mathieu Lewis-Rolland

Pam Brown sits on a small boulder while grieving her losses from the Bootleg Fire in Sycan Estates, Oregon.  REUTERS/Mathieu Lewis-Rolland

Pam Brown sits on a small boulder while grieving her losses from the Bootleg Fire in Sycan Estates, Oregon.  REUTERS/Mathieu Lewis-Rolland
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A tree stump smolders in the aftermath of the Bootleg Fire in Sycan Estates, Oregon. REUTERS/Mathieu Lewis-Rolland

A tree stump smolders in the aftermath of the Bootleg Fire in Sycan Estates, Oregon. REUTERS/Mathieu Lewis-Rolland

A tree stump smolders in the aftermath of the Bootleg Fire in Sycan Estates, Oregon. REUTERS/Mathieu Lewis-Rolland
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Thick smoke from the Bootleg Fire causes the sun to faintly glow through burnt out trees in Sycan Estates, Oregon. REUTERS/Mathieu Lewis-Rolland

Thick smoke from the Bootleg Fire causes the sun to faintly glow through burnt out trees in Sycan Estates, Oregon. REUTERS/Mathieu Lewis-Rolland

Thick smoke from the Bootleg Fire causes the sun to faintly glow through burnt out trees in Sycan Estates, Oregon. REUTERS/Mathieu Lewis-Rolland
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The charred remnants of a bicycle lay on a residential property after being destroyed by the Bootleg Fire in Sycan Estates, Oregon. REUTERS/Mathieu Lewis-Rolland

The charred remnants of a bicycle lay on a residential property after being destroyed by the Bootleg Fire in Sycan Estates, Oregon. REUTERS/Mathieu Lewis-Rolland

The charred remnants of a bicycle lay on a residential property after being destroyed by the Bootleg Fire in Sycan Estates, Oregon. REUTERS/Mathieu Lewis-Rolland
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The remnants of three chairs sit on a residential property after being destroyed by the Bootleg Fire in Sycan Estates, Oregon. REUTERS/Mathieu Lewis-Rolland

The remnants of three chairs sit on a residential property after being destroyed by the Bootleg Fire in Sycan Estates, Oregon. REUTERS/Mathieu Lewis-Rolland

The remnants of three chairs sit on a residential property after being destroyed by the Bootleg Fire in Sycan Estates, Oregon. REUTERS/Mathieu Lewis-Rolland
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Scott Griffin greets his pigs who have survived the Bootleg Fire, after he and his wife were forced to leave them as they evacuated their property in Sycan Estates, Oregon. REUTERS/Mathieu Lewis-Rolland

Scott Griffin greets his pigs who have survived the Bootleg Fire, after he and his wife were forced to leave them as they evacuated their property in Sycan Estates, Oregon. REUTERS/Mathieu Lewis-Rolland

Scott Griffin greets his pigs who have survived the Bootleg Fire, after he and his wife were forced to leave them as they evacuated their property in Sycan Estates, Oregon. REUTERS/Mathieu Lewis-Rolland
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Scott Griffin holds his wife Janice's keepsakes which were destroyed by the Bootleg Fire in Sycan Estates, Oregon. REUTERS/Mathieu Lewis-Rolland

Scott Griffin holds his wife Janice's keepsakes which were destroyed by the Bootleg Fire in Sycan Estates, Oregon. REUTERS/Mathieu Lewis-Rolland

Scott Griffin holds his wife Janice's keepsakes which were destroyed by the Bootleg Fire in Sycan Estates, Oregon. REUTERS/Mathieu Lewis-Rolland
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Couple Janice and Scott Griffin joke with each other to keep their spirits high after their property was destroyed by the Bootleg Fire in Sycan Estates, Oregon. REUTERS/Mathieu Lewis-Rolland

Couple Janice and Scott Griffin joke with each other to keep their spirits high after their property was destroyed by the Bootleg Fire in Sycan Estates, Oregon. REUTERS/Mathieu Lewis-Rolland

Couple Janice and Scott Griffin joke with each other to keep their spirits high after their property was destroyed by the Bootleg Fire in Sycan Estates, Oregon. REUTERS/Mathieu Lewis-Rolland
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A charred snag smolders amid unharmed trees in the aftermath of the Bootleg Fire in Sycan Estates, Oregon. REUTERS/Mathieu Lewis-Rolland

A charred snag smolders amid unharmed trees in the aftermath of the Bootleg Fire in Sycan Estates, Oregon. REUTERS/Mathieu Lewis-Rolland

A charred snag smolders amid unharmed trees in the aftermath of the Bootleg Fire in Sycan Estates, Oregon. REUTERS/Mathieu Lewis-Rolland
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The charred remnants of a burned motorcycle sit on a residential property after being destroyed by the Bootleg Fire in Sycan Estates, Oregon. REUTERS/Mathieu Lewis-Rolland

The charred remnants of a burned motorcycle sit on a residential property after being destroyed by the Bootleg Fire in Sycan Estates, Oregon. REUTERS/Mathieu Lewis-Rolland

The charred remnants of a burned motorcycle sit on a residential property after being destroyed by the Bootleg Fire in Sycan Estates, Oregon. REUTERS/Mathieu Lewis-Rolland
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Scott Griffin attempts to extinguish a tree stump which is still in flames after the Bootleg Fire destroyed his and his wife Janice's property in Sycan Estates, Oregon. REUTERS/Mathieu Lewis-Rolland

Scott Griffin attempts to extinguish a tree stump which is still in flames after the Bootleg Fire destroyed his and his wife Janice's property in Sycan Estates, Oregon. REUTERS/Mathieu Lewis-Rolland

Scott Griffin attempts to extinguish a tree stump which is still in flames after the Bootleg Fire destroyed his and his wife Janice's property in Sycan Estates, Oregon. REUTERS/Mathieu Lewis-Rolland
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The charred remnants of a truck and trailer destroyed by the Bootleg Fire lay in waste on a residential property in Sycan Estates, Oregon. REUTERS/Mathieu Lewis-Rolland

The charred remnants of a truck and trailer destroyed by the Bootleg Fire lay in waste on a residential property in Sycan Estates, Oregon. REUTERS/Mathieu Lewis-Rolland

The charred remnants of a truck and trailer destroyed by the Bootleg Fire lay in waste on a residential property in Sycan Estates, Oregon. REUTERS/Mathieu Lewis-Rolland
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Scott Griffin surveys his property which was destroyed by the Bootleg Fire in Sycan Estates, Oregon. REUTERS/Mathieu Lewis-Rolland

Scott Griffin surveys his property which was destroyed by the Bootleg Fire in Sycan Estates, Oregon. REUTERS/Mathieu Lewis-Rolland

Scott Griffin surveys his property which was destroyed by the Bootleg Fire in Sycan Estates, Oregon. REUTERS/Mathieu Lewis-Rolland
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A pet bunny, which survived the Bootleg Fire after it was unable to be evacuated, roams on its owner's charred property in Sycan Estates, Oregon. REUTERS/Mathieu Lewis-Rolland

A pet bunny, which survived the Bootleg Fire after it was unable to be evacuated, roams on its owner's charred property in Sycan Estates, Oregon. REUTERS/Mathieu Lewis-Rolland

A pet bunny, which survived the Bootleg Fire after it was unable to be evacuated, roams on its owner's charred property in Sycan Estates, Oregon. REUTERS/Mathieu Lewis-Rolland
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Scott Griffin surveys his property with his friend Pam Brown after it was destroyed by the Bootleg Fire in Sycan Estates, Oregon. REUTERS/Mathieu Lewis-Rolland

Scott Griffin surveys his property with his friend Pam Brown after it was destroyed by the Bootleg Fire in Sycan Estates, Oregon. REUTERS/Mathieu Lewis-Rolland

Scott Griffin surveys his property with his friend Pam Brown after it was destroyed by the Bootleg Fire in Sycan Estates, Oregon. REUTERS/Mathieu Lewis-Rolland
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The charred remnants of a burnt out truck sit on a residential property after being destroyed by the Bootleg Fire in Sycan Estates, Oregon. REUTERS/Mathieu Lewis-Rolland

The charred remnants of a burnt out truck sit on a residential property after being destroyed by the Bootleg Fire in Sycan Estates, Oregon. REUTERS/Mathieu Lewis-Rolland

The charred remnants of a burnt out truck sit on a residential property after being destroyed by the Bootleg Fire in Sycan Estates, Oregon. REUTERS/Mathieu Lewis-Rolland
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Joined by their friend Pam Brown, Janice and Scott Griffin survey their property which was destroyed by the Bootleg Fire in Sycan Estates, Oregon. REUTERS/Mathieu Lewis-Rolland

Joined by their friend Pam Brown, Janice and Scott Griffin survey their property which was destroyed by the Bootleg Fire in Sycan Estates, Oregon. REUTERS/Mathieu Lewis-Rolland

Joined by their friend Pam Brown, Janice and Scott Griffin survey their property which was destroyed by the Bootleg Fire in Sycan Estates, Oregon. REUTERS/Mathieu Lewis-Rolland
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Pam Brown observes a burnt out truck on her friend's property after it was destroyed by the Bootleg Fire in Sycan Estates, Oregon. REUTERS/Mathieu Lewis-Rolland

Pam Brown observes a burnt out truck on her friend's property after it was destroyed by the Bootleg Fire in Sycan Estates, Oregon. REUTERS/Mathieu Lewis-Rolland

Pam Brown observes a burnt out truck on her friend's property after it was destroyed by the Bootleg Fire in Sycan Estates, Oregon. REUTERS/Mathieu Lewis-Rolland
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The charred remnants of a tractor sit on the side of a road in the aftermath of the Bootleg Fire in Sycan Estates, Oregon. REUTERS/Mathieu Lewis-Rolland

The charred remnants of a tractor sit on the side of a road in the aftermath of the Bootleg Fire in Sycan Estates, Oregon. REUTERS/Mathieu Lewis-Rolland

The charred remnants of a tractor sit on the side of a road in the aftermath of the Bootleg Fire in Sycan Estates, Oregon. REUTERS/Mathieu Lewis-Rolland
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A fire warning sign stands at the entrance to Sycan Estates, which was vastly destroyed by the Bootleg Fire, as members of the U.S. National Guard monitor a roadblock in Sycan Estates, Oregon. REUTERS/Mathieu Lewis-Rolland

A fire warning sign stands at the entrance to Sycan Estates, which was vastly destroyed by the Bootleg Fire, as members of the U.S. National Guard monitor a roadblock in Sycan Estates, Oregon. REUTERS/Mathieu Lewis-Rolland

A fire warning sign stands at the entrance to Sycan Estates, which was vastly destroyed by the Bootleg Fire, as members of the U.S. National Guard monitor a roadblock in Sycan Estates, Oregon. REUTERS/Mathieu Lewis-Rolland
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Green foliage underneath Electricity Pylons divides two sections of burnt out forest in the aftermath of the Bootleg Fire in Sycan Estates, Oregon. REUTERS/Mathieu Lewis-Rolland

Green foliage underneath Electricity Pylons divides two sections of burnt out forest in the aftermath of the Bootleg Fire in Sycan Estates, Oregon. REUTERS/Mathieu Lewis-Rolland

Green foliage underneath Electricity Pylons divides two sections of burnt out forest in the aftermath of the Bootleg Fire in Sycan Estates, Oregon. REUTERS/Mathieu Lewis-Rolland
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