Destruction from California wildfires now tops 1,000 homes

Scorched trees and burned vehicles and the remains of homes cover the landscape Thursday Sept. 17, 2015, in Anderson Springs, Calif. The Valley fire that sped through Middletown and other parts of rural Lake County, less than 100 miles north of San Francisco, has continued to burn since Saturday despite a massive firefighting effort. (Paul Kitagaki Jr./The Sacramento Bee via AP)

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Firefighters struggle to contain blazes as Soda Fire becomes largest in US

Wildfire Soda Idaho 16 August 2015

Firefighters across the northern Rocky mountains and the Pacific northwest are trying to contain flames that have been fed by drought. Photograph: Joshua Bessex/AP

Idaho fire burns 265,000 acres of land as winds help stoke wildfires sweeping across the Pacific northwest and elsewhere on Saturday

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Western Wildfires Update: Lodge Fire Burns Firefighters in California

Hat Creek, California

Remington Jones, of the Point Reyes National Seashore, Calif., Engine 1130, works on putting out hot spots left behind by the Eiler Fire on Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014, near Burney, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

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California governor declares emergency amid fires

Western Wildfires

A 20-person handcrew from Sheridan, Ore.’s JC Orozco Reforestation conducts a burn out operation on the western flank of the Oregon Gulch Fire burning south of Highway 66 in the area of the Soda Mountain Wilderness in Oregon. Officials said the fire was started by lightning on Thursday. (AP Photo/Medford Mail Tribune, Jamie Lusch)

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California Wildfires: Sand Fire Grows, Destroys Homes, Hundreds Evacuated

Members of the CAL Fire Vina Helitack crew battle a spot fire as the fast-moving wildfire called 'Sand Fire' burns near Plymouth, California July 26, 2014.  REUTERS-Max Whittaker

Members of the CAL Fire Vina Helitack crew battle a spot fire as the fast-moving wildfire called ‘Sand Fire’ burns near Plymouth, California July 26, 2014.  REUTERS-Max Whittaker

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Washington, Oregon Wildfires: Temperatures, Fire Danger to Rise Again

Washington Wildfires

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, right, stands with Rep. Brad Hawkins, at the site of a home that was destroyed by wildfires near the Alta Lake Golf Course in Pateros, Wash. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

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