A spot fire erupts ahead of a ground crew trying to control a wildfire near Campo, Calif.
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A spot fire erupts ahead of a ground crew trying to control a wildfire near Campo, Calif.  (Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times)
Troy Stewart, left, is consoled by his lifelong friend Dave Hendry as they walk through the ruins of Stewart’s parents’ home.  (Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times)
Troy Stewart walks past the smoldering ruins of his parents’ house in an unincorporated part of San Diego County.  (Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times)
Navy firefighters hose down embers at a house that was destroyed.  (Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times)
Firefighters from the Navy base on Coronado Island water down embers at a home that was destroyed.  (Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times)
Investigators sift through the ruins of a truck at the home of an 82-year-old man who apparently burned to death after refusing to evacuate.  (Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times)
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