Pilot fire
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The Pilot fire in San Bernardino County

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A long camera exposure captures the burning embers of the Pilot fire in mountainous terrain southeast of Hesperia in Summit Valley.

 (Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times)
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A picnic area is covered with pink fire retardant at the Morongo River Forks National Park as dark smoke fills the horizon from the Pilot fire southeast of Hesperia.

 (Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times)
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The Pilot fire flares up late in the afternoon southeast of Hesperia.

 (Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times)
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A hot and tired fire crew from Folsom marches back to the base after watching for hot spots at the Pilot fire near Silverwood Lake.

 (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
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The landscape off Highway 173 is still smoldering after the Pilot fire near Silverwood Lake scorched over 9,000 acres since Sunday afternoon.

 (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
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The rocks and terrain at the Mojave River Forks Regional Park are stained a bright pink from the fire retardant dropped during the aerial assault on the Pilot fire near Silverwood Lake.

 (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
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Folsom firefighter Aaron Hill watches for hot spots at the Pilot fire near Silverwood Lake while fixed-wing tankers continue to deliver fire retardant on the ridgelines.

 (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
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The Pilot fire has grown to 6,963 acres with 6% containment. The aerial assault continues Tuesday morning.

 (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
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The leaves and terrain at the Mojave River Forks Regional Park are stained a bright pink from the fire retardant dropped during the aerial assault at the Pilot fire near Silverwood Lake.

 (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
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A cameraman gets his shot while flames jump Highway 173 and erupt in a previously unburnt area near Silverwood Lake in San Bernardino County.

 (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
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Running Springs firefighters check out the Pilot fire burning in the mountains of San Bernardino County.

 (Harrison Hill / Los Angeles Times)
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Charred branches and scorched earth are all that remain after a wildfire rolled through the terrain off Highway 173 near Silverwood Lake in San Bernardino County.

 (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
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Residents watch as the Pilot fire rages through the Summit Valley on Monday.

 (Harrison Hill / Los Angeles Times)
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A firefighting helicopter drops water on a hot spot off Highway 173 near Silverwood Lake in San Bernardino County on Monday.

 (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
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Ryan Nuckols watches the Pilot fire burn through the Summit Valley on Monday.

 (Harrison Hill / Los Angeles Times)
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An air tanker sprays fire retardant to prevent the Pilot fire from burning beyhond the Summit Valley on Monday.

 (Harrison Hill / Los Angeles Times)
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Fort Irwin firefighters work to prevent the Pilot fire from spreading through the Summit Valley on Monday.

 (Harrison Hill / Los Angeles Times)
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Firefighters drive through an area completely burned as the Pilot fire swept through an area off Highway 173 near Silverwood Lake in San Bernardino County on Monday.

 (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
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Firefighters attack the Pilot fire off Highway 173 near Silverwood Lake in San Bernardino County on Monday.

 (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
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Burned power poles dangle in the breeze after fire swept through an area near Silverwood Lake in San Bernardino County on Monday.

 (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
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An air tanker drops fire retardant on the Pilot fire on Monday. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
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A firefighting helicopter drops a load of water on a hotspot near Silverwood Lake in San Bernardino County on Monday.

 (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
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The Pilot fire burns on Monday.

 (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
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A DC-10 air tanker sprays fire retardant near homes in Hesperia.

 (David Pardo / The Daily Press)
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Trevor Rainwater watches a wildfire burn into Summit Valley from the Joshua Inn in Hesperia.

 (James Quigg / The Daily Press)
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People on top of a hill in Hesperia watch a spotter plane flies by at the Pilot Fire.

 (David Pardo / The Daily Press)
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A wildfire burns near Hesperia Lake in Hesperia. Residents in the sparsely populated Summit Valley area were ordered to leave their homes Sunday afternoon.

 (David Pardo / The Daily Press)
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A San Bernardino County Fire Department engine and its crew keep watch over Summit Valley, Calif., as a wildfire burns east of Silverwood Lake.

 (John M. Blodgett / The Inland Valley Daily Bulletin )
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A DC-10 air tanker above a wildfire is seen from Hesperia.

 (David Pardo / The Daily Press)
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Smoke from the Pilot Fire burning near Silverwood Lake in San Bernardino County.

 (NATIONAL WILDFIRE COORDINATING GROUP)
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A wildfire burns over a ridge towards Summit Valley.

 (James Quigg / The Daily Press)
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A pair of aircraft drop water and fire retardant over a wildfire between Silverwood Lake and Summit Valley.

 (James Quigg / The Daily Press)
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