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Thousands flee wildfires in California

Area residents walk through a neighborhood destroyed by wildfire in Santa Rosa. 


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Area residents walk through a neighborhood destroyed by wildfire in Santa Rosa. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart

Area residents walk through a neighborhood destroyed by wildfire in Santa Rosa. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart
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Firefighters work to contain the Tubbs wildfire outside Calistoga. 


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Firefighters work to contain the Tubbs wildfire outside Calistoga. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart

Firefighters work to contain the Tubbs wildfire outside Calistoga. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart
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A man stands on a roof and surveys damage to a neighborhood destroyed by wildfire in Santa Rosa. 


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A man stands on a roof and surveys damage to a neighborhood destroyed by wildfire in Santa Rosa. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart

A man stands on a roof and surveys damage to a neighborhood destroyed by wildfire in Santa Rosa. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart
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An aerial view of properties destroyed by the Tubbs Fire is seen in Santa Rosa. 


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An aerial view of properties destroyed by the Tubbs Fire is seen in Santa Rosa. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

An aerial view of properties destroyed by the Tubbs Fire is seen in Santa Rosa. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
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A sign left by an evacuated resident, fleeing wildfires in the heart of the California's wine country, rests against a fire hydrant in the evacuated town of Calistoga. 


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A sign left by an evacuated resident, fleeing wildfires in the heart of the California's wine country, rests against a fire hydrant in the evacuated town of Calistoga. REUTERS/Noel Randewich

A sign left by an evacuated resident, fleeing wildfires in the heart of the California's wine country, rests against a fire hydrant in the evacuated town of Calistoga. REUTERS/Noel Randewich
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Evacuees carrying belongings into the evacuation center at the Sonoma County Fairground in Santa Rosa. 


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Evacuees carrying belongings into the evacuation center at the Sonoma County Fairground in Santa Rosa. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

Evacuees carrying belongings into the evacuation center at the Sonoma County Fairground in Santa Rosa. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
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Vicki Nightingale sprays water on her home in Glen Ellen. 


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Vicki Nightingale sprays water on her home in Glen Ellen. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

Vicki Nightingale sprays water on her home in Glen Ellen. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
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Firefighters work to contain the Tubbs wildfire outside Calistoga. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart

Firefighters work to contain the Tubbs wildfire outside Calistoga. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart

Firefighters work to contain the Tubbs wildfire outside Calistoga. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart
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An aerial view of properties destroyed by the Tubbs Fire is seen in Santa Rosa. 


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An aerial view of properties destroyed by the Tubbs Fire is seen in Santa Rosa. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

An aerial view of properties destroyed by the Tubbs Fire is seen in Santa Rosa. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
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Wine stains are seen on a fermentation tank at Paradise Ridge Winery after being destroyed by the Tubbs Fire in Santa Rosa. 


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Wine stains are seen on a fermentation tank at Paradise Ridge Winery after being destroyed by the Tubbs Fire in Santa Rosa. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

Wine stains are seen on a fermentation tank at Paradise Ridge Winery after being destroyed by the Tubbs Fire in Santa Rosa. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
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People stand in line for food at the evacuation center at the Sonoma County Fairground in Santa Rosa. 



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People stand in line for food at the evacuation center at the Sonoma County Fairground in Santa Rosa. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

People stand in line for food at the evacuation center at the Sonoma County Fairground in Santa Rosa. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
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Area residents Laura Brown, left, her daughter Lucille Chase, center, and her son Matthew Brown walk through a neighborhood in Santa Rosa. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart

Area residents Laura Brown, left, her daughter Lucille Chase, center, and her son Matthew Brown walk through a neighborhood in Santa Rosa. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart

Area residents Laura Brown, left, her daughter Lucille Chase, center, and her son Matthew Brown walk through a neighborhood in Santa Rosa. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart
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Disneyland is seen as wildfires rage in Anaheim. 

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Disneyland is seen as wildfires rage in Anaheim. @KENNYA.BOULTER/via REUTERS

Disneyland is seen as wildfires rage in Anaheim. @KENNYA.BOULTER/via REUTERS
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Gary Bowers, a 41-year resident, points at damage done by the Tubbs Fire at his neighbor's home in Santa Rosa. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

Gary Bowers, a 41-year resident, points at damage done by the Tubbs Fire at his neighbor's home in Santa Rosa. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

Gary Bowers, a 41-year resident, points at damage done by the Tubbs Fire at his neighbor's home in Santa Rosa. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
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Firefighters work to contain the Tubbs wildfire outside Calistoga. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart

Firefighters work to contain the Tubbs wildfire outside Calistoga. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart

Firefighters work to contain the Tubbs wildfire outside Calistoga. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart
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A hill is being silhouetted by flames during the Nuns Fire in Kenwood. 


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A hill is being silhouetted by flames during the Nuns Fire in Kenwood. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

A hill is being silhouetted by flames during the Nuns Fire in Kenwood. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
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Retired officer Tom Francois places his officers' badges onto the bed of his truck after he and a group of retired officers recovered them amongst the ruins of his home destroyed by the Tubbs Fire in Santa Rosa. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

Retired officer Tom Francois places his officers' badges onto the bed of his truck after he and a group of retired officers recovered them amongst the ruins of his home destroyed by the Tubbs Fire in Santa Rosa. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

Retired officer Tom Francois places his officers' badges onto the bed of his truck after he and a group of retired officers recovered them amongst the ruins of his home destroyed by the Tubbs Fire in Santa Rosa. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
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A destroyed home is seen at a residential neighborhood along Fountaingrove Parkway in Santa Rosa. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

A destroyed home is seen at a residential neighborhood along Fountaingrove Parkway in Santa Rosa. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

A destroyed home is seen at a residential neighborhood along Fountaingrove Parkway in Santa Rosa. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
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A burning structure is seen at the Hilton Sonoma Wine Country during the Tubbs Fire in Santa Rosa. 

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A burning structure is seen at the Hilton Sonoma Wine Country during the Tubbs Fire in Santa Rosa. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

A burning structure is seen at the Hilton Sonoma Wine Country during the Tubbs Fire in Santa Rosa. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
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Smoke rises from a playground in front of Dunbar Elementary School during the Nuns Fire in Sonoma. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

Smoke rises from a playground in front of Dunbar Elementary School during the Nuns Fire in Sonoma. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

Smoke rises from a playground in front of Dunbar Elementary School during the Nuns Fire in Sonoma. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
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Vines are seen at a vineyard during the Nuns Fire in Kenwood. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

Vines are seen at a vineyard during the Nuns Fire in Kenwood. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

Vines are seen at a vineyard during the Nuns Fire in Kenwood. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
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A burnt tree stands amidst the destroyed Journey's End Mobile Home Park during the Tubbs Fire in Santa Rosa. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

A burnt tree stands amidst the destroyed Journey's End Mobile Home Park during the Tubbs Fire in Santa Rosa. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

A burnt tree stands amidst the destroyed Journey's End Mobile Home Park during the Tubbs Fire in Santa Rosa. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
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Smoke and flame rise from the Hilton Sonoma Wine Country during the Tubbs Fire in Santa Rosa. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

Smoke and flame rise from the Hilton Sonoma Wine Country during the Tubbs Fire in Santa Rosa. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

Smoke and flame rise from the Hilton Sonoma Wine Country during the Tubbs Fire in Santa Rosa. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
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An aerial photo of the devastation left behind from the North Bay wildfires north of San Francisco. 


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An aerial photo of the devastation left behind from the North Bay wildfires north of San Francisco. California Highway Patrol/Golden Gate Division

An aerial photo of the devastation left behind from the North Bay wildfires north of San Francisco. California Highway Patrol/Golden Gate Division
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A damaged cart is seen amidst burning ruins at the Hilton Sonoma Wine Country during the Tubbs Fire in Santa Rosa. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

A damaged cart is seen amidst burning ruins at the Hilton Sonoma Wine Country during the Tubbs Fire in Santa Rosa. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

A damaged cart is seen amidst burning ruins at the Hilton Sonoma Wine Country during the Tubbs Fire in Santa Rosa. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
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Remains of a burned property is seen along Highway 12 during the Nuns Fire in Sonoma. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

Remains of a burned property is seen along Highway 12 during the Nuns Fire in Sonoma. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

Remains of a burned property is seen along Highway 12 during the Nuns Fire in Sonoma. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
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A DC-10 aircraft drops fire retardant on a wind driven wildfire in Orange. 


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A DC-10 aircraft drops fire retardant on a wind driven wildfire in Orange. REUTERS/Mike Blake

A DC-10 aircraft drops fire retardant on a wind driven wildfire in Orange. REUTERS/Mike Blake
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Burnt structures are seen at the historic Stornetta Dairy along Highway 121 during the Nuns Fire in Sonoma. 



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Burnt structures are seen at the historic Stornetta Dairy along Highway 121 during the Nuns Fire in Sonoma. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

Burnt structures are seen at the historic Stornetta Dairy along Highway 121 during the Nuns Fire in Sonoma. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
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A firefighter works to put out hot spots on a fast moving wind driven wildfire in Orange. REUTERS/Mike Blake

A firefighter works to put out hot spots on a fast moving wind driven wildfire in Orange. REUTERS/Mike Blake

A firefighter works to put out hot spots on a fast moving wind driven wildfire in Orange. REUTERS/Mike Blake
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A group of retired police officers works through the ruins to look for a police badge for fellow retired officer Tom Francois after his home was destroyed by the Tubbs Fire in Santa Rosa. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

A group of retired police officers works through the ruins to look for a police badge for fellow retired officer Tom Francois after his home was destroyed by the Tubbs Fire in Santa Rosa. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

A group of retired police officers works through the ruins to look for a police badge for fellow retired officer Tom Francois after his home was destroyed by the Tubbs Fire in Santa Rosa. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
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Residents use shovels and dirt to to help put out a file along a park fence during a wind driven wildfire in Orange. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Residents use shovels and dirt to to help put out a file along a park fence during a wind driven wildfire in Orange. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Residents use shovels and dirt to to help put out a file along a park fence during a wind driven wildfire in Orange. REUTERS/Mike Blake
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A residential neighborhood destroyed by the Tubbs Fire is seen along Fountaingrove Parkway in Santa Rosa. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

A residential neighborhood destroyed by the Tubbs Fire is seen along Fountaingrove Parkway in Santa Rosa. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

A residential neighborhood destroyed by the Tubbs Fire is seen along Fountaingrove Parkway in Santa Rosa. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
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A helicopter drops water on a wind driven wildfire in Orange. REUTERS/Mike Blake

A helicopter drops water on a wind driven wildfire in Orange. REUTERS/Mike Blake

A helicopter drops water on a wind driven wildfire in Orange. REUTERS/Mike Blake
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A damaged sign is seen along Highway 12 during the Nuns Fire in Sonoma. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

A damaged sign is seen along Highway 12 during the Nuns Fire in Sonoma. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

A damaged sign is seen along Highway 12 during the Nuns Fire in Sonoma. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
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A tree stands amidst smoke and charred vegetation along Highway 12 during the Nuns Fire in Sonoma. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

A tree stands amidst smoke and charred vegetation along Highway 12 during the Nuns Fire in Sonoma. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

A tree stands amidst smoke and charred vegetation along Highway 12 during the Nuns Fire in Sonoma. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
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Remains of a burned property is seen along Highway 12 during the Nuns Fire in Sonoma. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

Remains of a burned property is seen along Highway 12 during the Nuns Fire in Sonoma. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

Remains of a burned property is seen along Highway 12 during the Nuns Fire in Sonoma. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
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A woman pushes a cart of items amidst at the destroyed Journey's End Mobile Home Park during the Tubbs Fire in Santa Rosa. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

A woman pushes a cart of items amidst at the destroyed Journey's End Mobile Home Park during the Tubbs Fire in Santa Rosa. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

A woman pushes a cart of items amidst at the destroyed Journey's End Mobile Home Park during the Tubbs Fire in Santa Rosa. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
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A Cal Fire firefighter sprays water onto a damaged structure during the Tubbs Fire in Santa Rosa. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

A Cal Fire firefighter sprays water onto a damaged structure during the Tubbs Fire in Santa Rosa. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

A Cal Fire firefighter sprays water onto a damaged structure during the Tubbs Fire in Santa Rosa. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
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A water heater stands amidst remains of a home destroyed by the Nuns Fire along Napa Road in Sonoma. 


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A water heater stands amidst remains of a home destroyed by the Nuns Fire along Napa Road in Sonoma. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

A water heater stands amidst remains of a home destroyed by the Nuns Fire along Napa Road in Sonoma. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
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A firefighter works to put out hot spots on a fast moving wind driven wildfire in Orange. REUTERS/Mike Blake

A firefighter works to put out hot spots on a fast moving wind driven wildfire in Orange. REUTERS/Mike Blake

A firefighter works to put out hot spots on a fast moving wind driven wildfire in Orange. REUTERS/Mike Blake
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Burnt structures are seen along Highway 121 during the Nuns Fire in Sonoma. 


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Burnt structures are seen along Highway 121 during the Nuns Fire in Sonoma. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

Burnt structures are seen along Highway 121 during the Nuns Fire in Sonoma. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
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A DC-10 aircraft drops fire retardant on a wind driven wildfire in Orange. 

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A DC-10 aircraft drops fire retardant on a wind driven wildfire in Orange. REUTERS/Mike Blake

A DC-10 aircraft drops fire retardant on a wind driven wildfire in Orange. REUTERS/Mike Blake
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Burnt structures are seen at the historic Stornetta Dairy along Highway 121 during the Nuns Fire along Napa Road in Sonoma.


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Burnt structures are seen at the historic Stornetta Dairy along Highway 121 during the Nuns Fire along Napa Road in Sonoma. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

Burnt structures are seen at the historic Stornetta Dairy along Highway 121 during the Nuns Fire along Napa Road in Sonoma. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
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A police officer wears a mask for protection as he watches a wind driven wildfire in Orange. 


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A police officer wears a mask for protection as he watches a wind driven wildfire in Orange. REUTERS/Mike Blake

A police officer wears a mask for protection as he watches a wind driven wildfire in Orange. REUTERS/Mike Blake
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A burnt vehicle is see along Napa Road during the Nuns Fire in Sonoma.


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A burnt vehicle is see along Napa Road during the Nuns Fire in Sonoma. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

A burnt vehicle is see along Napa Road during the Nuns Fire in Sonoma. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
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