Esperanza Fire
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Fire roars into day 2

Esperanza Fire
State firefighter battles flames along Highway 79 in Gilman Hot Springs. (Associated Press)
Esperanza Fire
A shed burns next to a truck in Poppet Flat near Banning in the rugged San Jacinto Mountains west of Palm Springs. (Associated Press)
Esperanza Fire
A shed burns in the backyard of a home in Poppet Flat near Banning. About 24,000 acres have been blackened. (Associated Press)
Esperanza Fire
A California Department of Forestry fixed wing tanker drops fire retardant in the hills above Poppet Flat near Banning. (Associated Press)
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