Northern California wildfire remains untamed

Published: 29th July 2018 02:05 PM  |   Last Updated: 01st August 2018 08:20 PM  

A fire crew from San Luis Obispo County keeps an eye on an advancing wildfire from the perimeter of a residence Tuesday, July 31, 2018, in Lakeport, California. ( Photo | AP)
A burned car is seen in front of a wildfire ravaged home Tuesday, July 31, 2018, in Lakeport, Calif. Battalion Chief John Messina said Tuesday fire crews slowed the spread of one of the blazes into towns near Clear Lake, including Lakeport, a city of 5,000. He says the fire instead spread into the Mendocino National Forest. ( Photo | AP)
Fire retardant is dropped near a home as a wildfire burns off of Keck Road, just west of Lakeport, Calif., Monday, July 30, 2018. A pair of wildfires that prompted evacuation orders for nearly 20,000 people barreled Monday toward small lake towns in Northern California, and authorities faced questions about how quickly they warned residents about the largest and deadliest blaze burning in the state. ( Photo | AP)
A firefighter monitors a burning outbuilding to ensure flames don't spread as the River Fire burns in Lakeport, Calif., on Monday, July 30, 2018. A pair of wildfires that prompted evacuation orders for nearly 20,000 people barreled Monday toward small lake towns in Northern California, and authorities faced questions about how quickly they warned residents about the wildfires. ( Photo | AP)
A firefighter with Cal Fire Mendocino Unit walks along a containment line as a wildfire advances Monday, July 30, 2018, in Lakeport, Calif. A pair of wildfires that prompted evacuation orders for thousands of people are barreling toward small lake towns in Northern California. ( Photo | AP)
Firefighter waters down a back burn on Cloverdale road, near the town of Igo, California Saturday, July 28, 2018. The back burn kept the fire from jumping towards Igo, California. Scorching heat, winds and dry conditions complicated firefighting efforts. (Photo | AP)
A hand crew of firefighters from various San Diego County fire departments scratch out a fire line after a brush fire burned in De Luz, California, on Saturday, July 28, 2018. ( Photo | AP)
A firefighter makes a stand in front of an advancing wildfire as it approaches a residence Saturday, July 28, 2018, in Redding ,California. ( Photo | AP)
California Highway Patrol officer Gavin Graham surveys homes leveled by the Carr Fire in the Lake Keswick Estates area of Redding, California, on Friday, July 27, 2018. ( Photo | AP)
A firefighter walks along a containment line while battling a wildfire Saturday, July 28, 2018, in Redding, California. ( Photo | AP)
Firefighters hose down flames from an advancing wildfire Saturday, July 28, 2018, in Redding, California. ( Photo | AP)
A deer burned in the Carr Fire rests by a sidewalk in Redding, California.The wildfire roared with little warning into the Northern California city as thousands of people scrambled to escape before the walls of flames descended from forested hills onto their neighborhoods, officials said Friday. ( Photo | AP)
A wildfire burns in Whiskey town, California. Fire stoked by hot and windy weather raged through a forest in far northern California on Thursday. California Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday issued emergency proclamations in both Riverside County in the south and Shasta County in the north. ( Photo | AP)
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