Awake
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Steve Lopez and his cellphone camera

Awake
When firefighters from Benicia finally came off the line this morning, they were too tired to sleep. (Steve Lopez / Los Angeles Times)
Saved
Mission accomplished: Wave Weapon escapes the fire. (Steve Lopez / Los Angeles Times)
Smoke
A southwest Escondido neighborhood was still largely intact, but threatened. (Steve Lopez / Los Angeles Times)
Ominous
Residents of this southwest Escondido neighborhood were waiting and hoping. (Steve Lopez / Los Angeles Times)
Fallbrook devastation
One of five homes destroyed in a rural Fallbrook neighborhood. (Steve Lopez / Los Angeles Times)
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