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Wildfires across California

Firefighters work on a fire near the landmark Griffith Observatory in the hills overlooking Los Angeles, California, July 10, 2018. Dozens of blazes have broken out across the western United States, fanned by scorching heat, winds and low humidity in a particularly intense fire season.

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Firefighters work on a fire near the landmark Griffith Observatory in the hills overlooking Los Angeles, California, July 10, 2018. Dozens of blazes have broken out across the western United States, fanned by scorching heat, winds and low humidity in...more

Firefighters work on a fire near the landmark Griffith Observatory in the hills overlooking Los Angeles, California, July 10, 2018. Dozens of blazes have broken out across the western United States, fanned by scorching heat, winds and low humidity in a particularly intense fire season. REUTERS/Patrick T. Fallon
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Firefighters work on a fire near the landmark Griffith Observatory in the hills overlooking the Hollywood sign in Los Angeles, California, July 10, 2018. U.S. wildfires have already burned more than 3.3 million acres (1.3 million hectares) this year, more than the annual average of about 2.6 million acres over the past 10 years, according to the National Interagency Fire Center.

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Firefighters work on a fire near the landmark Griffith Observatory in the hills overlooking the Hollywood sign in Los Angeles, California, July 10, 2018. U.S. wildfires have already burned more than 3.3 million acres (1.3 million hectares) this year,...more

Firefighters work on a fire near the landmark Griffith Observatory in the hills overlooking the Hollywood sign in Los Angeles, California, July 10, 2018. U.S. wildfires have already burned more than 3.3 million acres (1.3 million hectares) this year, more than the annual average of about 2.6 million acres over the past 10 years, according to the National Interagency Fire Center. REUTERS/Patrick T. Fallon
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A scorched hillside is shown after a fire near the landmark Griffith Observatory in the hills overlooking Los Angeles, California, July 10, 2018. REUTERS/Patrick T. Fallon

A scorched hillside is shown after a fire near the landmark Griffith Observatory in the hills overlooking Los Angeles, California, July 10, 2018. REUTERS/Patrick T. Fallon

A scorched hillside is shown after a fire near the landmark Griffith Observatory in the hills overlooking Los Angeles, California, July 10, 2018. REUTERS/Patrick T. Fallon
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Santa Barbara County Firefighter spray water on flames at a home at the site of a wildfire in Goleta, California, July 6, 2018. 

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Santa Barbara County Firefighter spray water on flames at a home at the site of a wildfire in Goleta, California, July 6, 2018. Mike Eliason/Santa Barbara County Fire/via REUTERS

Santa Barbara County Firefighter spray water on flames at a home at the site of a wildfire in Goleta, California, July 6, 2018. Mike Eliason/Santa Barbara County Fire/via REUTERS
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Flames from the County Fire, covering Yolo and Napa counties, east of Lake Berryessa, California, are pictured July 3, 2018.

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Flames from the County Fire, covering Yolo and Napa counties, east of Lake Berryessa, California, are pictured July 3, 2018. CAL FIRE/Handout via REUTERS

Flames from the County Fire, covering Yolo and Napa counties, east of Lake Berryessa, California, are pictured July 3, 2018. CAL FIRE/Handout via REUTERS
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Ishu and Laura Rao return to the rubble of their home which they lost in a wildfire, to retrieve their wedding ring, in Alameda, California, July 8, 2018. 

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Ishu and Laura Rao return to the rubble of their home which they lost in a wildfire, to retrieve their wedding ring, in Alameda, California, July 8, 2018. Mike Eliason/Santa Barbara County Fire Department/via REUTERS

Ishu and Laura Rao return to the rubble of their home which they lost in a wildfire, to retrieve their wedding ring, in Alameda, California, July 8, 2018. Mike Eliason/Santa Barbara County Fire Department/via REUTERS
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A wedding ring belonging to Ishu and Laura Rao is retrieved from the rubble of their home which they lost in a wildfire, in Alameda, California, July 8, 2018.

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A wedding ring belonging to Ishu and Laura Rao is retrieved from the rubble of their home which they lost in a wildfire, in Alameda, California, July 8, 2018. Mike Eliason/Santa Barbara County Fire Department/via REUTERS

A wedding ring belonging to Ishu and Laura Rao is retrieved from the rubble of their home which they lost in a wildfire, in Alameda, California, July 8, 2018. Mike Eliason/Santa Barbara County Fire Department/via REUTERS
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Firefighters battle a fast-moving wildfire in Goleta, California, July 7, 2018. Santa Barbara County officials declared a local emergency on Saturday as a fast-moving wildfire driven by strong winds and triple-digit temperatures destroyed 20 homes and other structures and forced thousands of residents to evacuate. The Holiday Fire, one of more than three dozen major blazes burning across the U.S. West, broke out on Friday evening near the beach community of Goleta, west of Santa Barbara, and raced through the seaside foothills.

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Firefighters battle a fast-moving wildfire in Goleta, California, July 7, 2018. Santa Barbara County officials declared a local emergency on Saturday as a fast-moving wildfire driven by strong winds and triple-digit temperatures destroyed 20 homes...more

Firefighters battle a fast-moving wildfire in Goleta, California, July 7, 2018. Santa Barbara County officials declared a local emergency on Saturday as a fast-moving wildfire driven by strong winds and triple-digit temperatures destroyed 20 homes and other structures and forced thousands of residents to evacuate. The Holiday Fire, one of more than three dozen major blazes burning across the U.S. West, broke out on Friday evening near the beach community of Goleta, west of Santa Barbara, and raced through the seaside foothills. REUTERS/Gene Blevins
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A boat burns in Goleta, California, July 7, 2018. The flames forced more than 2,000 people to flee their homes, and left thousands more without power, prompting the emergency declaration which frees additional funds for the firefighting effort.

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A boat burns in Goleta, California, July 7, 2018. The flames forced more than 2,000 people to flee their homes, and left thousands more without power, prompting the emergency declaration which frees additional funds for the firefighting...more

A boat burns in Goleta, California, July 7, 2018. The flames forced more than 2,000 people to flee their homes, and left thousands more without power, prompting the emergency declaration which frees additional funds for the firefighting effort. REUTERS/Gene Blevins
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Firefighters battle a fast-moving wildfire in Goleta, California, July 7, 2018. REUTERS/Gene Blevins

Firefighters battle a fast-moving wildfire in Goleta, California, July 7, 2018. REUTERS/Gene Blevins

Firefighters battle a fast-moving wildfire in Goleta, California, July 7, 2018. REUTERS/Gene Blevins
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An air tanker drops retardant on the Benton Fire near Benton Road and Crams Corner Drive in Riverside County, California, July 4, 2018. 

Courtesy California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection/Handout via REUTERS

An air tanker drops retardant on the Benton Fire near Benton Road and Crams Corner Drive in Riverside County, California, July 4, 2018. Courtesy California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection/Handout via REUTERS

An air tanker drops retardant on the Benton Fire near Benton Road and Crams Corner Drive in Riverside County, California, July 4, 2018. Courtesy California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection/Handout via REUTERS
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A house burns in Goleta, California, July 7, 2018. REUTERS/Gene Blevins

A house burns in Goleta, California, July 7, 2018. REUTERS/Gene Blevins

A house burns in Goleta, California, July 7, 2018. REUTERS/Gene Blevins
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People watch as fast-moving wildfire burns in Goleta, California, July 7, 2018. REUTERS/Gene Blevins

People watch as fast-moving wildfire burns in Goleta, California, July 7, 2018. REUTERS/Gene Blevins

People watch as fast-moving wildfire burns in Goleta, California, July 7, 2018. REUTERS/Gene Blevins
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Firefighters battle a fast-moving wildfire in Goleta, California, July 7, 2018. REUTERS/Gene Blevins

Firefighters battle a fast-moving wildfire in Goleta, California, July 7, 2018. REUTERS/Gene Blevins

Firefighters battle a fast-moving wildfire in Goleta, California, July 7, 2018. REUTERS/Gene Blevins
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Santa Barbara County Firefighter spray water on flames at a home in Goleta, California, July 6, 2018. Mike Eliason/Santa Barbara County Fire/via REUTERS

Santa Barbara County Firefighter spray water on flames at a home in Goleta, California, July 6, 2018. Mike Eliason/Santa Barbara County Fire/via REUTERS

Santa Barbara County Firefighter spray water on flames at a home in Goleta, California, July 6, 2018. Mike Eliason/Santa Barbara County Fire/via REUTERS
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Firefighters battle a fast-moving wildfire in Goleta, California, July 7, 2018. REUTERS/Gene Blevins

Firefighters battle a fast-moving wildfire in Goleta, California, July 7, 2018. REUTERS/Gene Blevins

Firefighters battle a fast-moving wildfire in Goleta, California, July 7, 2018. REUTERS/Gene Blevins
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Smoke rises in the distance from the County Fire near County Road 63 and Highway 16 in Rumsey Canyon in Brooks, California, July 2, 2018. Courtesy California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection/Handout via REUTERS

Smoke rises in the distance from the County Fire near County Road 63 and Highway 16 in Rumsey Canyon in Brooks, California, July 2, 2018. Courtesy California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection/Handout via REUTERS

Smoke rises in the distance from the County Fire near County Road 63 and Highway 16 in Rumsey Canyon in Brooks, California, July 2, 2018. Courtesy California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection/Handout via REUTERS
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A wildfire burns a structure in Goleta, California, July 6, 2018. Mike Eliason/Santa Barbara County Fire/via REUTERS

A wildfire burns a structure in Goleta, California, July 6, 2018. Mike Eliason/Santa Barbara County Fire/via REUTERS

A wildfire burns a structure in Goleta, California, July 6, 2018. Mike Eliason/Santa Barbara County Fire/via REUTERS
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