Wildfire Ravages Town of Weed, California

NorCal Wildfire

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Remnants of the wildfire that tore through Weed, California, photographed by NBC Bay Area’s Jodi Hernandez, Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2014.
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Remnants of the wildfire that tore through Weed, California, photographed by NBC Bay Area’s Jodi Hernandez, Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2014.
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A firefighter hoses down smoking rubble, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, inside the foundation of a home destoyed by a wildfire in Weed, Calif. The fire moved quickly after igniting Monday afternoon in brush and trees, destroying about 100 structures, the library, some mill buildings, and damaging the elementary school. (AP Photo/Jeff Barnard)
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Firefighters putting out hotspots in what's left of people's homes in Weed, California, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014.
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Jodi Hernandez
Remnants of the wildfire that tore through Weed, California, photographed by NBC Bay Area’s Jodi Hernandez, Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2014.
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Apples hang on a tree, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, next to a home destroyed by a wind-driven wildfire in Weed, Calif. An estimated 100 structures were burned in the blaze. (AP Photo/Jeff Barnard)
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A bathtub is seen painted pink with fire retardant, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, in the rubble of a home destroyed by a wildfire in Weed, Calif. The fast-moving fire leveled approximately 100 structures. (AP Photo/Jeff Barnard)
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Maya Stevens carries bags of possessions from her home, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, that was spared when a fire burned through her neighborhood in Weed, Calif. In just a few hours Monday, wind-driven flames destroyed or damaged roughly 100 homes, the saw mill and a church. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
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The burned shell of a car destroyed by a fire sits in Weed, Calif., Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014. In just a few hours Monday, wind-driven flames destroyed or damaged roughly 100 homes, the saw mill and a church. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
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The burned remains of a home destroyed by a fire sit overlooking Weed, Calif., Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014. In just a few hours Monday, wind-driven flames destroyed or damaged roughly 100 homes, the saw mill and a church. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
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Kate Stonecypher, 22, walks through the burned remains of the garage of her home. Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, that was destroyed by the Boles Fire, in Weed, Calif. The fire swept through the area Monday destroying more than 100 buildings, including two churches and burning more than 300 acres. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
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Kate Stonecypher, 22, walks through the burned remains of her home, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, that was destroyed by the Boles Fire, in Weed, Calif. The fire swept through the area Monday destroying more than 100 buildings, including two churches and burning more than 300 acres. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
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Mercedes Castillo
Children were evacuated from the Weed Elementary School in Weed, Calif., in front of a sky filled with smoke from a nearby wildfire on Monday. The wind-whipped wildfire laid siege to Weed, a California town at the foot of Mount Shasta, destroying a church, damaging or leveling 100 homes and forcing authorities to order about half the people to leave.
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A destroyed vehicle and home due to intense and fast-moving Boles Fire, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014.
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Home after home destroyed in Weed, California, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014.
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Jodi Hernandez
Remnants of the wildfire that tore through Weed, California, photographed by NBC Bay Area’s Jodi Hernandez, Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2014.
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Jodi Hernandez
Remnants of the wildfire that tore through Weed, California, photographed by NBC Bay Area’s Jodi Hernandez, Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2014.
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Remnants of the wildfire that tore through Weed, California, photographed by NBC Bay Area’s Jodi Hernandez, Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2014.
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Remnants of the wildfire that tore through Weed, California, photographed by NBC Bay Area’s Jodi Hernandez, Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2014.
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Jodi Hernandez
Remnants of the wildfire that tore through Weed, California, photographed by NBC Bay Area’s Jodi Hernandez, Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2014.
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Remnants of the wildfire that tore through Weed, California, photographed by NBC Bay Area’s Jodi Hernandez, Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2014.
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Jodi Hernandez
Remnants of the wildfire that tore through Weed, California, photographed by NBC Bay Area’s Jodi Hernandez, Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2014.
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Jodi Hernandez
Remnants of the wildfire that tore through Weed, California, photographed by NBC Bay Area’s Jodi Hernandez, Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2014.
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