Yolo County Fire
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Yolo County fire in Northern California has scorched 70,000 acres

A firefighting air tanker drops fire retardant on a hillside ahead of the County Fire Monday in Esparto, California.

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Firefighters watch as flames from the County fire climb a hillside in Guinda. California authorities have issued red flag weather warnings and mandatory evacuation orders after a series of wildfires fanned by high winds and hot temperatures ripped through thousands of acres.

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A cow walks through a burning pasture in Guinda. The latest blaze, the County fire, sparked in Yolo County has burned 44,500 acres.

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Jack Miguel of the Keyes Fire Department attacks a hot spot during the County fire in Capay Valley, Calif.

 (Paul Kitagaki Jr. / Sacramento Bee)

An air tanker drops retardant ahead of a fire line as the County fire burns near Brooks.

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Flames rise around an outbuilding as the County fire burns in Guinda, Calif. Evacuations were ordered as dry, hot winds fueled a wildfire burning out of control in rural Northern California.

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A wildfire burns near Lake Berryessa in Napa. Smoke from the Yolo County fire was contributing to poor air quality in Napa, Sonoma, San Mateo and San Francisco counties, according to the National Weather Service.

 (Paul Kitagaki Jr. / Sacramento Bee)

A meteorite falls from the sky, caught in a long time exposure image over the County fire at sunset as it burns out of control in Brooks.

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