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Scenes from Southern California's wildfires

Multiple fires have closed Southern California highways, schools and museums, shut down production of TV series and cast a hazardous haze over the region. About 200,000 people were under evacuation orders. One death and several injuries were reported.

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A satellite view of fires raging in the mountains east of San Fernando, Calif., on Dec. 6, 2017.

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Fires raging in Casitas Springs and Oak View, Calif., as seen by satellite using infrared sensors on Dec. 7, 2017.

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Mira Monte, Calif., shown Dec. 7, 2017, is one of several areas in southern California affected by wildfires. 

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A fire engine company keeps watch on pockets of burning and unburned vegetation in Montecito, Calif., on Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017. 

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The Thomas Fire approaches homes in Santa Barbara County in an undated photo.

 

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The Thomas Fire approaches homes in Santa Barbara County in an undated photo.

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Flames rise behind a home in Santa Barbara, Calif., on Dec. 14, 2017.

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Firefighters fight a blaze fanned by Santa Ana winds in a forest near the city of Ensenada, in the state of Baja California Sur, Mexico, on Dec. 7, 2017.

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A fire fanned by strong Santa Ana winds rages in a residential area in Ensenada, in the state of Baja California Sur, Mexico, on Dec. 7, 2017. 

Firefighter Patrick Larsen, of San Luis Obispo, battles
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Firefighter Patrick Larsen, of San Luis Obispo, battles a wildfire in Ojai, Calif., on Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017.

TOPSHOT - The Thomas Fire burns behind trails
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The Thomas Fire burns behind trails on Old Baldwin Road in Ojai, Calif., on December 6, 2017.

Firefighters walk along an alley as a wildfire
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Firefighters walk along an alley as a wildfire burns on a hillside toward homes in La Conchita, Calif., Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017. The wind-swept blazes have forced tens of thousands of evacuations and destroyed dozens of homes.

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Smoke rises off the northbound side of US 101 freeway in La Conchita in Ventura County, Calif., on Dec. 7, 2017.  

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Traffic is stopped as flames from the Thomas Fire cross the 101 highway near Ventura, Calif., on Dec. 7, 2017.

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Firefighters work in heavy smoke from the Thomas Fire along the Pacific Coast Highway near Ventura, Calif., on Dec. 7, 2017.

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A fire truck is shrouded in smoke from the Thomas Fire near Ventura, Calif., on Dec. 7, 2017.

Flames consume a home as a wildfire burns
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Flames consume a home as a wildfire burns in Ojai, Calif., on Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017.

Two firefighters watch as a home burns in
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Two firefighters watch as a home burns in a wildfire in La Conchita, Calif., Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017. 

A wildfire threatens homes as it burns along
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A wildfire threatens homes as it burns along a hillside in La Conchita, Calif., Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017. 

A firefighter battles a wildfire in Ojai, Calif.,
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A firefighter battles a wildfire in Ojai, Calif., on Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017.

A family wears face masks as they walk
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A family wears face masks as they walk through the smoke-filled streets after the Thomas wildfire swept through Ventura, Calif., on Dec. 6, 2017.

A mansion that survived a wildfire sits on
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A mansion that survived a wildfire sits on a hilltop in the Bel Air district of Los Angeles Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017. 

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A Los Angeles County Fire Department helicopter makes a water drop on flames sweeping up a steep canyon wall, threatening homes on a ridge line after a wildfire swept through the Bel Air district of Los Angeles Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017.

Members of the Reinhardt family sort through the
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Members of the Reinhardt family sort through the remains of their home after the Thomas wildfire swept through Ventura, Calif., on Dec. 6, 2017.

A cat climbs down from an unburned tree
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A cat climbs down from an unburned tree where it had taken refuge near where 29 horses in stalls and numerous other animals died in the fast-moving Creek Fire at Rancho Padilla on Dec. 6, 2017 near Sylmar, Calif.

Crystal Shore look over the wildfire damaged neighbors
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Crystal Shore looks over the wildfire damaged neighbor's home along Via San Anselmo in the Sylmar area of Los Angeles Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017.

Heavy smoke covers Ventura as flames reach the
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Heavy smoke covers Ventura as flames reach the coast during the Thomas wildfire near Ventura, California on Dec. 6, 2017.

Heavy smoke covers the seaside enclave of Mondos
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Heavy smoke covers the seaside enclave of Mondos Beach beside the 101 highway as flames reach the coast during the Thomas wildfire near Ventura, California on Dec. 6, 2017. 

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