California Inferno: Images From Northern California’s Deadly Fires

More than a dozen wildfires have swept through Northern California since late Sunday, leaving charred homes and businesses in their wake.

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Nicole Green takes pictures of a community devastated by a wildfire Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, in Santa Rosa, Calif.
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Fire crews battle a wildfire Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, in Santa Rosa, Calif.
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An aerial view shows the devastation of the Coffey Park neighborhood after a wildfire swept through Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, in Santa Rosa, Calif.
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A Sonoma City firefighter walks in front of flames during a backburn operation Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, in Glen Ellen, Calif.
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An SUV passes trees covered in fire retardant as wildfires continue to burn Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017, near Calistoga, Calif. Officials say progress is being made in some of the largest wildfires burning in Northern California but that the death toll is almost sure to surge.
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Imagery from NOAA's GOES-16 satellite shows smoke from Northern California's wildfires on Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017.
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Two firefighters watch for spot fires Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, near Calistoga, Calif. Firefighters gained some ground on a blaze burning in the heart of California's wine country but face another tough day ahead with low humidity and high winds expected to return.
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CalFire firefighter Trevor Smith uses a hose as he monitors a firing operation while battling the Tubbs Fire on Oct. 12, 2017, near Calistoga, California. Dozens have died in wildfires that burned tens of thousands of acres and destroyed over 3,500 homes and businesses in several Northern California counties.
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Firefighters try to extinguish a house fire on Oct. 12, 2017, near Calistoga, California.
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Firefighters try to extinguish a house fire on Oct. 12, 2017, near Calistoga, California.
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CalFire firefighters monitor a firing operation as they battle the Tubbs Fire on Oct. 12, 2017, near Calistoga, California.
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Napa County Sheriff's deputies escort people across a barricade to be driven by police officers to pick up important medications or feed animals at homes affected by the Atlas Fire on Oct. 12, 2017, in Napa, California. Thousands of homes have burned with dozens of deaths reported as numerous wildfires continue to spread in eight Northern California counties.
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Historic artifacts are removed from the Sonoma State Historic Park, Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017, in Sonoma, Calif. With fire raging around the area, authorities removed historic items for safe keeping. Three days after the fires began, firefighters were still unable to gain control of the blazes that had turned entire Northern California neighborhoods to ash and destroyed thousands of homes and businesses.
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Flames burn along a ridge above Sonoma, Calif., Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017. An advisory evacuation was issued for residents of the area as the fire moved toward the historic town. Officials say they have thousands of firefighters battling almost two dozen blazes burning in Northern California and that more are coming from nearby states.
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Prisoners from the McCain inmate crew from San Diego, Calif., prepare to clear brush from a road on Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017 in Calistoga, Calif. The wildfires tearing through California wine country flared anew Wednesday, growing in size and number as authorities issued new evacuation orders and announced that hundreds more homes and businesses had been lost.
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Cars crowd the streets as residents evacuate Sonoma, Calif, Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017. With fires getting near, the town was placed under a voluntary evacuation order.
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This aerial image shows a neighborhood that was destroyed by a wildfire in Santa Rosa, Calif., Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017. Newly homeless residents of California wine country took stock of their shattered lives Tuesday, a day after deadly wildfires destroyed homes and businesses.
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A firefighting air tanker makes a drop over a wildfire in Anaheim, California on Oct. 10, 2017.
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Homeowner Martha Marquez looks over her burned home in Santa Rosa, California on Oct. 10, 2017.
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A woman evacuates horses as strong Santa Ana winds blow fire and smoke from the Canyon 2 fire toward them on Oct. 9, 2017, in Orange, California.
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Napa City firefighter Hattie Borg hoses down a fire-ravaged home Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, in Napa, California.
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A firefighter watches smoke billow as flames approach a residential area in Sonoma in California on Oct. 10, 2017.
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Leonard George sprays water on his home as he attempts to protect it from a wildfire on Oct. 10, 2017, in Santa Rosa, California.
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Drew Casey, left, and his fiancee Lauren Foster watch a wildfire from a road closure Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, in Napa, California.
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This Oct. 9, 2017, satellite image from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shows smoke from several fires, noted in red, burning in California, with winds generally blowing from east to west. From the top are the Tubbs and other fires in the Santa Rosa and Napa Valley wine country north of the San Francisco Bay area, top left, several smaller fires in the Sierra Nevada, right center to lower right, and the Canyon 2 fire in Orange County east of Los Angeles, bottom.
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Smoke billows from a neighborhood that was destroyed by a fast-moving wildfire on Oct. 9, 2017, in Santa Rosa, California.
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A man drives an all-terrain vehicle along a fire-ravaged Soda Canyon Rd., Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, in Napa, California.
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Charred cars sit next to a burning building in a fire-ravaged neighborhood on Oct. 9, 2017, in Santa Rosa, California.
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A Los Angeles County firefighter monitor approaching flames near a building as an out-of-control wildfire moves through the area on Oct. 9, 2017, in Yountville, California.
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A sign sits on the ground next to a fire-damaged Arby's restaurant on Oct. 9, 2017, in Santa Rosa, California. The wildfires have burned tens of thousands of acres and destroyed over 1,500 homes and businesses in several Northern California counties.
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Smoke rises from the Hilton Sonoma Wine Country on Oct. 9, 2017, in Santa Rosa, California.
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A flame from an open gas line illuminates grape vines in a vineyard during the Nuns fire on Oct. 9, 2017, in Glen Ellen, California.
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The remains of fire-damaged homes and cars at the Journey's End Mobile Home Park on Oct. 9, 2017, in Santa Rosa, California.
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The entrance to the fire-ravaged Signorello Estate winery is seen Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, in Napa, California.
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