Wildfires in California

Updated 8:31 AM ET, Tue September 23, 2014
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A firefighter hoses down hot spots during a controlled burn to fight the King Fire near Placerville, California, on Monday, September 22. The King Fire is one of 10 wildfires raging across California. Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP
A firefighter walks along the containment line during a controlled burn near Placerville on September 22. Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP
A sign stands half-burned by the King Fire in White Meadows, California, on Saturday, September 20. STEPHEN LAM/REUTERS/LANDOV
A U.S. Forest Service firefighter pours water on burning embers while clearing hot spots of the King Fire near Georgetown, California, on Thursday, September 18. Rich Pedroncelli/AP
Firefighters use a drip torch to burn away excess dry brush during controlled fire operations near Pollock Pines, California, on September 18. ALVIN JORNADA/EPA/LANDOV
A firefighter waters down a tree as flames approach a containment line near Fresh Pond, California, on September 18. Rich Pedroncelli/AP
A firefighter walks through smoke in Fresh Pond on Wednesday, September 17. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
A firefighting helicopter collects water from a reservoir in Pollock Pines on September 17. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
A firefighter is shrouded in smoke near Fresh Pond on September 17. Rich Pedroncelli/AP
Firefighters monitor a backfire as they battle the King Fire in Fresh Pond on September 17. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
A firefighter monitors a backfire in Fresh Pond on September 17. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
A grove of trees sits burned in Weed, California, on Tuesday, September 16. The Boles Fire tore into Weed, razing libraries, fitness centers and entire neighborhood blocks, according to CNN affiliate KDRV. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
Shelley Besk, right, embraces her mother, Kathy, as they stand in the ruins of their Weed home on September 16. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
Firefighters inspect the interior of the Roseburg lumber mill in Weed on September 16. Greg Barnette/The Record Searchlight/AP
The shell of a library in Weed smolders on September 16. Rich Pedroncelli/AP
A resident of Weed carries belongings as he walks by burned-out homes on September 16. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
Firefighters hose down a hot spot September 16 in the rubble of a Weed home. Rich Pedroncelli/AP
Destroyed vehicles and homes smolder in Weed on Monday, September 15. Greg Barnette/The Record Searchlight/AP
A wildfire approaches the shore of California's Bass Lake on Sunday, September 14. Darvin Atkeson/
An airplane drops fire retardant over a fire at Bass Lake on September 14. Darvin Atkeson/