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Oct 12, 2017

The latest California wildfires are as devastating as they come

The latest California wildfires are as devastating as they come

Houston had the rain and floods, Florida had the hurricanes and California has the fires. Again. It seems they just won't stop.
The devastation is immense and especially the area around the town of Santa Rosa was hit hard.

The latest California wildfires are as devastating as they come
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A postman delivers mail in fire-devastated Santa Rosa, California SOCIAL MEDIA/REUTERS

The latest California wildfires are as devastating as they come
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Handout photo of an aerial photo of the devastation left behind from the North Bay wildfires north of San Francisco HANDOUT/REUTERS

The latest California wildfires are as devastating as they come
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Handout photo of an aerial photo of the devastation left behind from the North Bay wildfires north of San Francisco HANDOUT/REUTERS

The latest California wildfires are as devastating as they come
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A DC-10 aircraft drops fire retardant on a wind driven wildfire in Orange, California MIKE BLAKE/REUTERS

The latest California wildfires are as devastating as they come
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A helicopter drops water on a wind driven wildfire in Orange, California MIKE BLAKE/REUTERS

The latest California wildfires are as devastating as they come
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A police officer wears a mask for protection as he watches a wind driven wildfire in Orange, California MIKE BLAKE/REUTERS

The latest California wildfires are as devastating as they come
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A man looks over smoke from a wind driven wildfire in Orange, California MIKE BLAKE/REUTERS

The latest California wildfires are as devastating as they come
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A man takes a photograph of structures destroyed by the Nuns Fire along Highway 121 in Sonoma, California STEPHEN LAM/REUTERS

The latest California wildfires are as devastating as they come
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Burnt structures are seen at the historic Stornetta Dairy along Highway 12 during the Nuns Fire in Sonoma, California STEPHEN LAM/REUTERS

The latest California wildfires are as devastating as they come
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A water heater stands amidst remains of a home destroyed by the Nuns Fire along Napa Road in Sonoma, California, STEPHEN LAM/REUTERS

The latest California wildfires are as devastating as they come
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Burnt structures are seen at the historic Stornetta Dairy along Highway 12 during the Nuns Fire in Sonoma, California STEPHEN LAM/REUTERS

The latest California wildfires are as devastating as they come
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Firefighters work to put out hot spots on a fast moving wind driven wildfire in Orange, California MIKE BLAKE/REUTERS

The latest California wildfires are as devastating as they come
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A firefighter works to put out hot spots on a fast moving wind driven wildfire in Orange, California MIKE BLAKE/REUTERS

The latest California wildfires are as devastating as they come
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Firefighters work to put out hot spots on a fast moving wind driven wildfire in Orange, California MIKE BLAKE/REUTERS

The latest California wildfires are as devastating as they come
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Residents use their phones to record firefighters fighting a wind driven wildfire in Orange, California MIKE BLAKE/REUTERS

The latest California wildfires are as devastating as they come
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A firefighting helicopter drops water to help save a home during a wind driven wildfire in Orange, California MIKE BLAKE/REUTERS

The latest California wildfires are as devastating as they come
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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, California MIKE BLAKE/REUTERS

The latest California wildfires are as devastating as they come
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A firefighting helicopter flies in to make a water drop on a wind driven wildfire in Orange, California MIKE BLAKE/REUTERS

The latest California wildfires are as devastating as they come
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A firefighter works to put out hot spots on a fast moving wind driven wildfire in Orange, California MIKE BLAKE/REUTERS

The latest California wildfires are as devastating as they come
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A burning structure is seen at the Hilton Sonoma Wine Country during the Tubbs Fire in Santa Rosa, California STEPHEN LAM/REUTERS

The latest California wildfires are as devastating as they come
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A burnt tree stands amidst the destroyed Journey's End Mobile Home Park during the Tubbs Fire in Santa Rosa, California STEPHEN LAM/REUTERS

The latest California wildfires are as devastating as they come
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Smoke and flame rise from the Hilton Sonoma Wine Country during the Tubbs Fire in Santa Rosa, California STEPHEN LAM/REUTERS

The latest California wildfires are as devastating as they come
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A Cal Fire firefighter sprays water onto a damaged structure during the Tubbs Fire in Santa Rosa, California STEPHEN LAM/REUTERS

The latest California wildfires are as devastating as they come
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Smoke rises from a playground in front of Dunbar Elementary School during the Nuns Fire in Sonoma, California STEPHEN LAM/REUTERS

The latest California wildfires are as devastating as they come
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A tree stands amidst smoke and charred vegetation along Highway 12 during the Nuns Fire in Sonoma, California STEPHEN LAM/REUTERS

The latest California wildfires are as devastating as they come
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A damaged sign is seen along Highway 12 during the Nuns Fire in Sonoma, California STEPHEN LAM/REUTERS

The latest California wildfires are as devastating as they come
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A destroyed home is seen at a residential neighborhood along Fountaingrove Parkway during the Tubbs Fire in Santa Rosa, California STEPHEN LAM/REUTERS

The latest California wildfires are as devastating as they come
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Smoke from various wildfires are seen in Sonoma Valley along Highway 12 during the Tubbs Fire in Sonoma, California STEPHEN LAM/REUTERS

The latest California wildfires are as devastating as they come
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A residential neighborhood destroyed by the Tubbs Fire is seen along Fountaingrove Parkway in Santa Rosa, California STEPHEN LAM/REUTERS

The latest California wildfires are as devastating as they come
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Retired officer Tom Francois places his officers' badges recovered amongst the ruins of his home destroyed by the Tubbs Fire in Santa Rosa, California STEPHEN LAM/REUTERS

The latest California wildfires are as devastating as they come
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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, California STEPHEN LAM/REUTERS

The latest California wildfires are as devastating as they come
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A statue stands amongst a home destroyed by the Tubbs Fire in Santa Rosa, California STEPHEN LAM/REUTERS

The latest California wildfires are as devastating as they come
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A charred pomegranate is seen at a home destroyed by the Tubbs Fire in Santa Rosa, California STEPHEN LAM/REUTERS

The latest California wildfires are as devastating as they come
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Smoke from wildfires are seen over Sonoma Valley, California SOCIAL MEDIA/REUTERS

The latest California wildfires are as devastating as they come
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A hill is being silhouetted by flames during the Nuns Fire in Kenwood, California STEPHEN LAM/REUTERS

The latest California wildfires are as devastating as they come
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Disneyland is seen as wildfires rage in California, Anaheim SOCIAL MEDIA/REUTERS

The latest California wildfires are as devastating as they come
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Handout photo of a wildfire is shown from the air near Atlas Road during an operation to rescue people trapped by wildfire in Napa, California HANDOUT/REUTERS

The latest California wildfires are as devastating as they come
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Vicki Nightingale sprays water on her home in Glen Ellen, California STEPHEN LAM/REUTERS

The latest California wildfires are as devastating as they come
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A destroyed home lays in ruins as firefighters have been battling to halt the advance of wildfires from 22 difference blazes across nine counties, in Glen Ellen, California STAFF/REUTERS

The latest California wildfires are as devastating as they come
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An aerial view of properties destroyed by the Tubbs Fire is seen in Santa Rosa, California STEPHEN LAM/REUTERS

The latest California wildfires are as devastating as they come
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An aerial view of properties destroyed by the Tubbs Fire is seen in Santa Rosa, California STEPHEN LAM/REUTERS

The latest California wildfires are as devastating as they come
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A worker takes photograph of a building destroyed by the Tubbs Fire in Santa Rosa, California STEPHEN LAM/REUTERS

The latest California wildfires are as devastating as they come
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A field charred by the Tubbs Fire is seen next to an undamaged vineyard in Santa Rosa, California STEPHEN LAM/REUTERS

The latest California wildfires are as devastating as they come
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An aerial view of properties destroyed by the Tubbs Fire is seen in Santa Rosa, California STEPHEN LAM/REUTERS

The latest California wildfires are as devastating as they come
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An aerial view of properties destroyed by the Tubbs Fire is seen in Santa Rosa, California STEPHEN LAM/REUTERS

The latest California wildfires are as devastating as they come
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An aerial view of properties destroyed by the Tubbs Fire is seen in Santa Rosa, California STEPHEN LAM/REUTERS

The latest California wildfires are as devastating as they come
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Workers load items from the historical Sonoma Barracks as a precautionary measure as the Southern LNU Complex fire moves closer towards Sonoma, California STEPHEN LAM/REUTERS

The latest California wildfires are as devastating as they come
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A law enforcement officer mans a roadblock in the evacuated town of Calistoga, California JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

The latest California wildfires are as devastating as they come
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A news crew broadcast in the smoke in the evacuated town of Calistoga, California JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

The latest California wildfires are as devastating as they come
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A California Highway Patrol officer speaks to a man at a home as authorities encourage residents to evacuate as the Southern LNU Complex fire nears the town of Sonoma, California STEPHEN LAM/REUTERS

The latest California wildfires are as devastating as they come
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Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) trucks are seen parked on a road between homes destroyed by the Tubbs Fire in Santa Rosa, California STEPHEN LAM/REUTERS

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