Trees and a fence burn from a wildfire in Devore, Calif., Wednesday, Aug. 17. A day after the fire ignited in brush left tinder-dry by years of drought, the flames advanced despite the efforts of over 1,000 firefighters.
Trees and a fence burn from a wildfire in Devore, Calif., Wednesday, Aug. 17. A day after the fire ignited in brush left tinder-dry by years of drought, the flames advanced despite the efforts of over 1,000 firefighters. David Pardo AP
Trees and a fence burn from a wildfire in Devore, Calif., Wednesday, Aug. 17. A day after the fire ignited in brush left tinder-dry by years of drought, the flames advanced despite the efforts of over 1,000 firefighters. David Pardo AP

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