Northern California Wildfire Reduces Streets to Smoldering Rubble, Destroys Over 175 Structures

PHOTO: A truck burns on Main Street in the town of Lower Lake, California, Aug. 14, 2016. PlayJosh Edelson/AP Photo
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Entire streets have been reduced to smoldering rubble, and more than 175 buildings and other structures have been destroyed, as a Northern California wildfire continues to spread.

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The fire about 100 miles north of San Francisco has so far spread to 4,000 acres and is 5 percent contained, officials said.

PHOTO: A truck burns in the town of Lower Lake, California, Aug. 14, 2016. Josh Edelson/AP Photo
A truck burns in the town of Lower Lake, California, Aug. 14, 2016.
PHOTO: A firefighter rescues goats as flames from a wildfire envelope the area in Lower Lake, California, Aug. 14, 2016. Josh Edelson/AP Photo
A firefighter rescues goats as flames from a wildfire envelope the area in Lower Lake, California, Aug. 14, 2016.

The blaze on Sunday swept into Lower Lake, a town of about 1,200 people, according to The Associated Press, where it burned buildings including a post office, a Habitat for Humanity office and a winery.

PHOTO: Firefighters work to control flames as a home burns in the town of Lower Lake, California, Aug. 14, 2016. Josh Edelson/AP Photo
Firefighters work to control flames as a home burns in the town of Lower Lake, California, Aug. 14, 2016.
PHOTO: Freelance photographer Noah Berger rescues a goat while on assignment for the San Francisco Chronicle as flames envelope a property off of Bonham Road near Lower Lake, California, Aug. 14, 2016. Josh Edelson/AP Photo
Freelance photographer Noah Berger rescues a goat while on assignment for the San Francisco Chronicle as flames envelope a property off of Bonham Road near Lower Lake, California, Aug. 14, 2016.

Thousands of people have been evacuated since the fire began Saturday, according to the Associated Press. The cause is under investigation.

PHOTO: A home burns near the town of Lower Lake, California, Aug. 14, 2016. Josh edelson/AP Photo
A home burns near the town of Lower Lake, California, Aug. 14, 2016.

ABC News' Mary Bruce contributed to this report.

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