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Wildfires Blaze in Northern California (Photos)

Blackened bottles

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Charred wine bottles rest on a rack at the fire-damaged Signarello Estate — a Napa Valley winery — after a raging wildfire scorched the area on Oct. 9. Tens of thousands of acres and hundreds of homes and businesses have burned in widespread wildfires that are still blazing in Napa and Sonoma counties.

Marks of conflagration

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While California Gov. Jerry Brown is closely monitoring the wildfires and firefighting progress, a spokesperson said in a statement that the governor did not plan to visit affected areas on Tuesday, so as not to distract rescue workers from their efforts, the New York Times reported.

More losses

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Smoke rises from the scorched remains of the fire-damaged Signarello Estate winery in Napa, California.

Deadly smoke

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Dense smoke plumes signal a wildfire's approach to the Gundlach Bundschu winery — the oldest family-owned winery in the state — in Sonoma, California, on Oct. 9.

Battling the blaze

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Firefighters work to control the spread of a wildfire on Oct. 9 in Anaheim Hills, California. Dubbed "Canyon Fire 2," the wildfire started near the 91 freeway and Gypsum Canyon Road, according to the Orange County Fire Authority, and residents were ordered to evacuate.

Menacing backdrop

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Smoke and flames rise as a wildfire from Santa Rosa and Napa Valley moves through the area on Oct. 10.

A hazy view

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Smoke covers the sun over San Francisco Bay, as a wildfire burns in Santa Rosa and Napa Valley, California, on Oct. 10.