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High Desert Blaze

A whirlwind of fire burns Joshua trees and brush in Pioneertown. (Ramon Mean Owens AP/Desert Sun)
A home goes up in flames after a wind driven brush fire swept through Pioneertown. (Steven K. Doi / For The Times)
A San Bernardino County firefighter battles flames that swept through historic Pioneertown. (Stan Lim AP/The Press-Enterprise)
A home burns after a wind driven brush fire swept through Pioneertown. More than 1,000 acres have been scorched and more than 30 structures have been lost. (Steven K. Doi / For The Times)
Lynn Meese helps evacuate a horse for a resident in Pioneertown. (Stan Lim AP/The Press-Enterprise)
Joshua trees burn in heavy smoke as a fire sweeps through historic Pioneertown. (Stan Lim AP/The Press-Enterprise)
A helicopter descends to make a water drop while fighting a wildfire. (Jose Omar Omelas AP/Desert Sun)
Firefighters prepare to battle a wildfire in Pioneertown. (Ramon Mean Owens AP/Desert Sun)
A helicopter descends to drop water on homes in Pioneertown. Hundreds have been evacuated as a result of the San Bernardino County blaze. (Jose Omar Omelas AP/Desert Sun)
Firefighters prepare to make a quick retreat from flames being driven by high winds. (Jose Omar Omelas AP/Desert Sun)
A resident on Pioneertown Road evacuates his home ahead of the wildfire that has destroyed at least 30 buildings. (Ramon Mean Owens AP/Desert Sun)
A wildfire, which has consumed more than 27,000 acres, burns near a home in Pioneertown. (Ramon Mean Owens AP/Desert Sun)
A helicopter descends to drop water on a blaze that burned through historic Pioneertown. (Jay Calderon AP/Desert Sun)
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