No End In Sight: Photos Of The Monstrous Pacific Northwest Wildfires

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The Tamarack Fire burns behind a greenhouse in Alpine County, California, on July 17, 2021.

The Tamarack Fire burns behind a greenhouse in Alpine County, California, on July 17, 2021.

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A scorched car rests on a roadside in Alpine County, California, on July 17.

A scorched car rests on a roadside in Alpine County, California, on July 17.

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Oregon firefighter Kerry Boyd ends his shift as the Bootleg Fire expands to over 225,000 acres on July 15, 2021.

Oregon firefighter Kerry Boyd ends his shift as the Bootleg Fire expands to over 225,000 acres on July 15, 2021.

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Residents of Lake View, Oregon, look out at plumes of smoke seen in the background on July 15.

Residents of Lake View, Oregon, look out at plumes of smoke seen in the background on July 15.

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Fire illuminates smoke at night near Bly, Oregon on July 16, 2021.

Fire illuminates smoke at night near Bly, Oregon on July 16, 2021.

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Firefighters extinguish hotspots near Bly Oregon on July 19.

Firefighters extinguish hotspots near Bly Oregon on July 19.

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A firefighter walks towards a home in the Markleeville community of Alpine County, California, on July 17.

A firefighter walks towards a home in the Markleeville community of Alpine County, California, on July 17.

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A firefighting tanker drops retardant over the Grandview Fire on July 11, northeast of Sisters, Oregon.

A firefighting tanker drops retardant over the Grandview Fire on July 11, northeast of Sisters, Oregon.

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A firefighting aircraft returns to base amid massive plumes of smoke after dropping flame-retarding chemicals on the Bootleg Fire in Bly, Oregon, on July 15.

A firefighting aircraft returns to base amid massive plumes of smoke after dropping flame-retarding chemicals on the Bootleg Fire in Bly, Oregon, on July 15.

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Local businesses try to maintain a sense of humor as the Tamarack fire burns on July 17.

Local businesses try to maintain a sense of humor as the Tamarack fire burns on July 17.

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The Tamarack Fire continues to blaze as seen on July 17, 2021 in Markleeville, California.

The Tamarack Fire continues to blaze as seen on July 17, 2021 in Markleeville, California.

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A burned sign marking a national forest road is seen on July 14 near Sprague River, Oregon.

A burned sign marking a national forest road is seen on July 14 near Sprague River, Oregon.

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A helicopter makes a water drop to put out hotspots in Topanga, west of Los Angeles, on July 19.

A helicopter makes a water drop to put out hotspots in Topanga, west of Los Angeles, on July 19.

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A cloud of fire and smoke fills the air over a house in Markleeville, California, on July, 16.

A cloud of fire and smoke fills the air over a house in Markleeville, California, on July, 16.

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Los Angeles County firefighters work to extinguish a brushfire along the Sierra Highway on July 15.

Los Angeles County firefighters work to extinguish a brushfire along the Sierra Highway on July 15.

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A pyrocumulus cloud drifts into the Oregon air on July 16.

A pyrocumulus cloud drifts into the Oregon air on July 16.

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