The wildfire has also destroyed several structures. High-tech helicopters are deployed to douse the massive fire
Rural North San Juan resident Mark Burton holds his cat Jak outside of the Madelyn Helling Library where he, his family, and many pets remained evacuated from the Rice's Fire in Nevada City, California.
A helicopter drops water on the mountainside as the Rices Fire burns near French Corral, California.
A Cal Fire hand crew prepares to attack the Rices Fire off of Troost Trail, in North San Juan, California.
Flames from the Rices Fire burn near a home along Troost Trail in rural North San Juan, California.
A dozer approaches the Rices Fire along Troost Trail in North San Juan, California.
A welcome home sign sits at the front gate of a home along Troost Trail, that was saved by firefighters from the Rices Fire in California's Nevada County.
Black smoke from the Rices Fire blots out the afternoon sunlight along Troost Trail in California's Nevada County.
A firefighter assesses the approaching fire along Troost Trail in California's rural Nevada County as the Rices Fire burned more than 300 acres.
Fire retardant from an air tanker drop covers a firetruck fighting the Rices Fire in rural North San Juan, California.