Photos: South fire swells to 700 acres in less than 24 hours

San Bernardino County firefighter Mathew Safdeye hoses down hot spots in Lytle Creek area
San Bernardino County firefighter Mathew Safdeye hoses down hot spots left by the South fire in the Lytle Creek area.
(Irfan Khan/Los Angeles Times)
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Tim Handman surveys damage to his property caused by the fast-moving South fire
Tim Handman surveys damage to his property caused by the fast-moving South fire that swept through the Lytle Creek area north of Fontana, leaving structures and motor vehicles charred.
(Irfan Khan/Los Angeles Times)
A vehicle destroyed by the South fire that swept the Lytle Creek area north of Fontana.
(Irfan Khan/Los Angeles Times)
San Bernardino County firefighter Mathew Safdeye sprays a cargo container left smoldering by the South fire.
San Bernardino County firefighter Mathew Safdeye sprays a cargo container left smoldering by the South fire.
(Irfan Khan/Los Angeles Times)
A firefighter aims his hose at flames burning inside a house destroyed by the South fire
A firefighter aims his hose at flames burning inside a house destroyed by the South fire.
(Ringo H.W. Chiu/Associated Press)
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Jose Lamas and his daughter Astrid Covarrubias survey the charred debris of his burned-out home from the South fire
Homeowner Jose Lamas, right, and his daughter Astrid Covarrubias survey the charred debris of his burned-out home in the Lytle Creek area.
(Ringo H.W. Chiu/AP)
A vehicle and a home set aflame by the South fire continue to burn
A vehicle and a home continue to burn after the South fire swept through the Lytle Creek area.
(Ringo Chiu / Associated Press)