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Photos: Camp Fire And Hill Fires Scorch California

Tens of thousands of people fled a fast-moving wildfire in Northern California, some clutching babies and pets as they abandoned vehicles and struck out on foot ahead of the flames that forced the evacuation of an entire town.

November 09, 2018

Residences were leveled by the wildfire in Paradise, California. The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection said the wildfire that destroyed the town of Paradise is now 40 percent contained, up from 30 percent Wednesday morning.

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Gloves rest in a scorched car after the Camp Fire burned through Paradise, California.

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A sheriff's deputy recovers the remains of a Camp Fire victim from an overturned car in Paradise, California.

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The Gold Nugget Museum, which was totally demolished by the Camp Fire, is shown in Paradise, California. A lawsuit was filed over a wildfire in Northern California, where at least 48 people were confirmed dead in the Camp Fire that obliterated the town of Paradise. The suit on behalf of some victims accuses Pacific Gas & Electric Co. of causing the massive blaze.

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The Gold Nugget Museum, which was totally demolished by the Camp Fire, is shown in Paradise, California.

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A search and rescue worker, looking for Camp Fire victims, carries Susie Q. to safety after the cadaver dog fell through rubble at the Holly Hills Mobile Estates in Paradise, California.

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Tape marks a spot where sheriff's deputies recovered the body of a Camp Fire victim in Paradise, California. Thousands of homes were destroyed when flames hit Paradise, a former gold-mining camp popular with retirees, killing multiple people in California's deadliest wildfire.

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Denise Chester, an evacuee of the Camp Fire, hugs her son Antonio Batres as she volunteers sorting clothes at a makeshift shelter in Chico, California. Chester, who doesn't want to know yet whether her home survived, said "I want to help. I don't want to shut down."

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The Malibu, California, villa of German TV presenter Thomas Gottschalk lies in ruins from the Woolsey fire.

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The Malibu, California, villa of German TV presenter Thomas Gottschalk lies in ruins.

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Roger Kelton searches through the remains of his mother-in-law's home leveled by the Woolsey Fire in the southern California city of Agoura Hills.

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Charred remains are all that is left of the destroyed home of German TV presenter Thomas Gottschalk in Malibu, California, after the Woolsey Fire swept through.

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Sarah Gronseth kisses her dog Branch in the bed of a truck in a parking lot, in Chico California. Gronseth, a teacher, evacuated some of her high school students in her truck as the fire bore down on the high school in Paradise, Calif. She lost her home in the fire.

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Southern California Edison crews work to replace burned power poles and lines destroyed by the Woolsey Fire over a burned-over hillside along Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu, southern California.

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A firefighter battles a fire along the Ronald Reagan Freeway, aka state Highway 118, in Simi Valley, California.

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An air tanker drops water on a fire along the Ronald Reagan (118) Freeway in Simi Valley, California.

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Chris and Nancy Brown embrace while searching through the remains of their home, leveled by the Camp Fire, in Paradise, California. As the fire approached, Nancy Brown escaped from the home with her 2-year-old and three dogs.

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Leveled residences line a block following the Camp Fire in Paradise, California.

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A tattered flag flies over a burned out home at the Camp Fire, in Paradise, California.

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The charred remains of the burned out home are seen in Malibu, California.. Officials took advantage of temporarily calm conditions Saturday to assess damage from the blaze that's burned 109 square miles outside downtown Los Angeles.

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Ricky Alvarado is framed by a hole in his roof as he looks over the charred remains of his home at the Seminole Springs Mobile Home Park after the neighborhood was devastated by wildfire in Agoura Hills, California.

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A child's bike stands outside burned homes and vehicles at Seminole Springs Mobile home Park in Agoura Hills, California.

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Burned trees surround a destroyed home leaving only the fireplace in Point Dume in Malibu, California.

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Ricky Alvarado looks over the charred remains of his home at the Seminole Springs Mobile Home Park after the neighborhood was devastated by wildfires in Agoura Hills, California.

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A burned out hot tub and a fireplace are all that remains of a house in Point Dume, Malibu, California. Strong Santa Ana winds have returned to Southern California, fanning a huge wildfire that has scorched a string of communities west of Los Angeles.

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Santos Alvarado, right, and his son Ricky recover a safe deposit box from their destroyed home at Seminole Springs Mobile Home Park following devastating wildfires in the area in Agoura Hills, California.

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Horses are tied to lifeguard booths on the beach in Malibu, California. Wildfires are burning in both Southern and Northern California.

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A deer walks past a destroyed home on Orrin Lane after the wildfire burned through Paradise, California. Not much is left in Paradise after a ferocious wildfire roared through the Northern California town as residents fled and entire neighborhoods are leveled.

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A burned pick-up truck rests on Pearson Rd. after the wildfire burned through Paradise, California.

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Sheriff's deputies search for human remains in a neighborhood destroyed by the Camp Fire in Paradise, California. They found more than five victims during their afternoon's work.

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A table and chairs stand outside of one of at least 20 homes destroyed just on Windermere Drive in the Point Dume area of Malibu, California. Known as the Woolsey Fire, it has consumed thousands of acres and destroyed dozens of homes.

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The Camp Fire burns along a ridgetop near Big Bend, California. Crews working to contain the blaze overnight faced deteriorating weather conditions according to CalFire as winds picked up and humidity dropped.

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Wind-driven flames from a wildfire race up a slope and cross the road in Malibu, California. Known as the Woolsey Fire, it has consumed tens of thousands of acres and destroyed multiple homes.

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A Spanish-style home is consumed by flames on Dume Drive in the Point Dume area of Malibu, California.

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A firefighter sprays water on a controlled burn at a wildfire in Magalia, California.

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Roger Bloxberg, right, and his wife Anne hug as they watch a wildfire on a hill top near their home in West Hills, California.

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A home burns as seen from a helicopter in the Calabasas section of Los Angeles. Flames driven by powerful winds torched dozens of hillside homes in Southern California, burning parts of tony Calabasas and mansions in Malibu and forcing tens of thousands of people — including some celebrities — to flee as the fire marched across the Santa Monica Mountains toward the sea. The cause of the blazes was not known.

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Fires burn toward the Pacific Ocean as seen from a helicopter over Simi Valley, California.

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An air tanker drops flame retardant to protect homes as fires burn as seen from a helicopter over the Calabasas section of Los Angeles.

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A helicopter drops water on a brush fire behind homes during the Woolsey Fire in Malibu, California.

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Firefighters spray water on a burning home in Westlake Village, California.

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Firefighters push a vehicle from a garage as a wildfire fire burns a home near Malibu Lake in Malibu, California.

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Abandoned vehicles line Skyway after a wildfire burned through Paradise, California.

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Cathy Fallon reacts as she stands near the charred remains of her home, in Paradise, California. "I'll be darned if I'm going to let those horses burn in the fire," said Fallon, who stayed on her property to protect her 14 horses, all of which survived.

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Flames consume a Kentucky Fried Chicken as the Camp Fire tears through Paradise, California. Tens of thousands of people fled a fast-moving wildfire Thursday in Northern California, some clutching babies and pets as they abandoned vehicles and struck out on foot ahead of the flames that forced the evacuation of an entire town and destroyed hundreds of structures.

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Flames burn inside a van as the Camp Fire tears through Paradise, California.

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The Camp Fire rages through Paradise, California. Tens of thousands of people fled a fast-moving wildfire in Northern California, some clutching babies and pets as they abandoned vehicles and struck out on foot ahead of the flames that forced the evacuation of an entire town.

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A home burns as the Camp Fire rages through Paradise, California.

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Flames consume a home as the Camp Fire tears through Paradise, California. A California fire official says a fast-moving wildfire in Northern California has destroyed structures and injured civilians.

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Flames consume a building as the Camp Fire tears through Paradise, California.

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A wildfire comes down from a hilltop near Newbury Park, California. The Ventura County Fire Department has ordered evacuation of some communities in the path of the fire, which erupted a few miles from the site of Wednesday night's deadly mass shooting at a Thousand Oaks bar.

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A police officer mans a checkpoint in front of an advancing wildfire near Newbury Park, California.

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This photo taken from video provided by CBS2/KCAL9 shows a wildfire burning in Camarillo, California. Known as the Hill fire, it here has crossed U.S. Highway 101, at center right, potentially threatening hundreds of homes.

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A statue rests amid a charred lot as the Camp Fire tears through Paradise, California.

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A charred animal rests on a roadside as the Camp Fire tears through Paradise, California.

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A vintage car rests among debris as the Camp Fire tears through Paradise, California.

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The massive plume from the Camp Fire, burning in the Feather River Canyon near Paradise, California. Authorities in Northern California have ordered mandatory evacuations in a rural area where the wildfire has grown to 1,000 acres (405 hectares) amid hot and windy weather.

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Smoke from the Camp Fire, burning in the Feather River Canyon near Paradise, California, darkens the sky as seen from Highway 99 near Marysville.

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Plumes of smoke loom in the sky several miles away, seen behind a home in Thousand Oaks, California, as a wind-driven wildfire known as the Hill fire threatens the area.

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Medical personnel evacuate patients as the Feather River Hospital burns while the Camp Fire rages through Paradise, California.

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Nurse Cassie Lerossignol hugs as coworker as the Feather River Hospital burns while the Camp Fire rages through Paradise, California.

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Emergency personnel evacuate patients as the Feather River Hospital burns while the Camp Fire rages through Paradise, California.

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Medical workers move equipment from a makeshift emergency room while the Feather River Hospital burns as the Camp Fire rages through Paradise, California.

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