Active California fires on July 31, 2018.

Here’s where the Carr fire destroyed homes in Northern California

The Carr fire started on July 23 after a vehicle malfunctioned on California Highway 299.

The fire quickly exploded in size, destroying 1,564 buildings, scorching more than 121,000 acres and killing six.

By late Wednesday it was 35% contained.

Damage from the Carr fire

Carr fire perimeter as of July 31, 2018.

The fire penetrated the city of Redding, which has about 91,000 residents. More than 280 buildings were destroyed, many of them homes in the Land Park and Stanford Hills neighborhoods. The Lake Redding and Mora Court subdivisions lost at least 68 buildings.

North Redding

South Redding

The fire was particularly destructive in Shasta, a community located between Whiskeytown Lake and Redding. The fire claimed more than 370 homes, according to preliminary data from the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection.

The large burn area can be seen in infrared imagery captured on July 29. The destruction blankets an area 15 miles wide and 20 miles long.

Satellite image ©2018 DigitalGlobe, a Maxar company.

The Carr fire quickly became one of California’s most destructive wildfires. Last year’s Tubbs fire holds the record. It destroyed 5,636 buildings as it infiltrated Santa Rosa, sending residents fleeing in the middle of the night.

0 1000 2000 3000 4000 5000 6000 Jones Old Thomas Nuns Carr Witch Valley Cedar Tunnel Tubbs fire 5,636 (‘17) 2,900 (‘91) 2,820 (‘03) 1,955 (‘15) 1,650 (‘07) 1,564 (‘18) 1,355 (‘17) 1,063 (‘17) 1,003 (‘03) 954 (‘99) Structures destroyed California’s most destructive wildfires
Source: Cal Fire. Structure estimate as of August 1, 2018

Evacuation centers

This story will be updated.

5:53 p.m. July 31:The story and maps were updated with damaged and destroyed building totals from Cal Fire.

8:30 p.m. August 1: The story and maps were updated with latest totals from Cal Fire.

For the record: A previous version of this story said the Carr fire started after a vehicle burst into flames. The fire started after a vehicle malfunctioned.

Sources: Cal Fire, DigitalGlobe, Nextzen, Openstreetmap, Microsoft