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  • Sarah Ashton, left, gets a hug from family friend Robert Rex while Ashton, her sister, Tara Asciutto, and their dad Stephen Ashton get a first look at their family home and vineyard on Oct. 15, 2017, after the Nuns Fire destroyed the property in Glen Ellen, Calif.
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  • The sun sets through a smoke particle filled sky behind the Golden Gate Bridge as seen from Emeryville, Calif., Oct. 14, 2017. The Northern California fires has been sending ash and smoke to the area as the air quality has been rated Red Alert, (unhealthy).
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  • An American flag flies over the charred remains of a house in the Coffey Park area of Santa Rosa, Calif., Oct. 16, 2017.
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  • Firefighter Chris Oliver walks between grape vines as a helicopter drops water over a wildfire burning near a winery, Oct. 14, 2017, in Santa Rosa, Calif.
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  • Wildfire evacuees Beatrice Thomas, 85, chats with her husband, Al, 85, at First United Methodist Church that doubles as an evacuation shelter, Oct. 15, 2017, in Santa Rosa, Calif. "We've heard that our home is still there, but we have no confirmation of it. We can't go see it," said Beatrice.
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  • Members of a search and rescue team look through the rubble of mobile homes destroyed by a wildfire, Oct. 16, 2017, in Santa Rosa, Calif.
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  • Karen Curzon salvages her grandmother's China Set from the remains of her home in the Coffey Park neighborhood on Oct. 15, 2017 in Santa Rosa, Calif. Curzon, her husband Ed, and their pets escaped unscathed with few belongings, but lost their home of over 20 years.
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  • Fire burns from an open gas valve near the pool area at the Journey's End trailer park on Oct. 9, 2017, in Santa Rosa, Calif., after a wildfire destroyed nearly all of the roughly 160 units in the park for residents over age 55.
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  • The ruins of houses destroyed by the Tubbs Fire are seen near Fountaingrove Parkway, Oct. 14, 2017 in Santa Rosa, Calif.
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  • Firefighters put out a fire, Oct. 13, 2017, near Calistoga, Calif.
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  • A wildfire burns behind a winery, Oct. 14, 2017, in Santa Rosa, Calif.
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  • Flowers mark the spot where his father died as Mike Rippey walks through the ruins of the house of 100-year-old Charles and 98-year-old Sara Rippey, who were killed in the Atlas Fire just after it began, Oct. 12, 2017 near Napa, Calif.
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  • Chimneys are all that remain standing amidst a swath of burned out properties in Santa Rosa, Calif., Oct. 12, 2017.
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  • Firefighters watch from their fire trucks as wildfires continue to burn, Oct. 12, 2017, near Calistoga, Calif.
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  • A Cal Fire firefighter works on hot spots on a hill in the Oakmont area of Santa Rosa, Calif., Oct. 12, 2017. Gusting winds and dry air forecast for Thursday could drive the next wave of devastating wildfires that are already well on their way to becoming the deadliest and most destructive in California history.
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  • An aerial view of homes burned by wildfire in the Coffey Park neighborhood of Santa Rosa, Calif., Oct. 10, 2017.
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  • Smoke rises as a wildfire burns in the hills east of Napa, Calif., Oct. 9, 2017. Wildfires whipped by powerful winds swept through Northern California sending residents on a headlong flight to safety through smoke and flames as homes burned.
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  • A bubbling underground river of wine flows away from a burned Paradise Ridge Winery in Santa Rosa, Calif., on Oct. 10, 2017.
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  • Disneyland is seen as wildfires rage in California, Anaheim, Calif., Oct. 9, 2017.
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  • Deadly wildfires continue to spread across Northern California, prompting more evacuations. <br><br>A flag is draped on the back of a truck destroyed by fires in Santa Rosa, Calif., Oct. 11, 2017.
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  • Smoke from the Tubbs Fire rises from the hills on Oct. 11, 2017 in Santa Rosa, Calif.
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  • Tangerines burned black by wildfires still hang on a tree in the Coffey Park neighborhood of Santa Rosa, Calif., Oct. 11, 2017.
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  • This aerial image shows a neighborhood that was destroyed by a wildfire in Santa Rosa, Calif., Oct. 10, 2017.
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  • Cars destroyed by wildfires are seen in Santa Rosa, Calif., Oct. 11, 2017.
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  • The Tubbs fire tears through the Overlook apartment complex off of Bicentennial Way in Santa Rosa, Calif., Oct. 9, 2017.
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  • This aerial image shows a neighborhood that was destroyed by a wildfire in Santa Rosa, Calif., Oct. 10, 2017.
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  • A stumps continues to burn in a neighborhood destroyed by fire near Cardinal Newman High School, Oct. 10, 2017, in Santa Rosa, Calif.
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  • Brad Turley and Charisse Desmarais look through the remnants of her mother's home in the Silverado Community, which was burned by the Atlas Fire, Oct. 10, 2017, in Napa, Calif.
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  • A statue of Jesus praying with arms raised is seen among fire damaged buildings at Cardinal Newman High School, Oct. 10, 2017 in Santa Rosa, Calif.
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  • Scorched leaves hang from burned grave vines, Oct. 10, 2017, in Glen Ellen, California.
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  • Keith Norris shows what his home of 15 years used to look like before wildfires raged through northern California, Oct. 9, 2017, in Santa Rosa, Calif.
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  • Evacuee Junior Gomez, 11, rests with his puppy Smoky, 2 months old at a Red Cross shelter after evacuating his home with his parents following the Tubbs fire, Oct. 9, 2017, in Santa Rosa, Calif.
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  • A sign stands next to fire damaged mobile homes at the Journey's End Mobile Home Park, Oct. 9, 2017, in Santa Rosa, Calif.
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  • A woman evacuates horses as strong Santa Ana winds blow fire and smoke from the Canyon 2 Fire toward them, Oct. 9, 2017, in Orange, Calif.
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  • Burned out cars sit next to a building on fire in a fire ravaged neighborhood, Oct. 9, 2017, in Santa Rosa, Calif.
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  • A burned home smolders in Glen Ellen, Calif. Oct. 9, 2017.
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  • The remains of fire damaged homes after an out of control wildfire moved through the area, Oct. 9, 2017, in Glen Ellen, California.
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  • A firefighter covers his eyes as he walks past a burning hillside in Santa Rosa, Calif., Oct. 9, 2017.
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  • Flames burn along a ridge top behind a Partrick Rd. vineyard in Napa, Calif., Oct. 9, 2017.
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  • Flames ravage a home in the Napa wine region in California, Oct. 9, 2017, as multiple wind-driven fires continue to whip through the region.
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  • A firefighter monitors flames as a house burns in the Napa wine region in California, Oct. 9, 2017, as multiple wind-driven fires continue to whip through the region.
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