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These Harrowing Pictures Show The Devastation Caused By The Carr Fire In California

Two people have died and dozens of homes have been destroyed as the 44,450-acre Carr fire continues to burn across Northern California.

Posted on July 27, 2018, at 2:22 p.m. ET

A home burns along Sunflower Road in Redding, California.
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A home burns along Sunflower Road in Redding, California.

Flames race across a hillside as firefighters monitor a backfire in Redding.
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Flames race across a hillside as firefighters monitor a backfire in Redding.

A real estate sign is seen in front of a burning home in Redding.
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A real estate sign is seen in front of a burning home in Redding.

A firefighter pauses during a firing operation in Redding.
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A firefighter pauses during a firing operation in Redding.

A car passes through flames on Highway 299 in Shasta, California.
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A car passes through flames on Highway 299 in Shasta, California.

The Carr fire burns along Highway 299 in Shasta.
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The Carr fire burns along Highway 299 in Shasta.

Firefighters discuss plans while battling the Carr fire in Shasta.
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Firefighters discuss plans while battling the Carr fire in Shasta.

A firefighter uses a drip torch to light a backfire while battling the larger Carr fire in Redding.
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A firefighter uses a drip torch to light a backfire while battling the larger Carr fire in Redding.

The Carr fire burns along Highway 299 in Redding.
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The Carr fire burns along Highway 299 in Redding.

The Carr fire tears through Shasta State Historic Park.
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The Carr fire tears through Shasta State Historic Park.


California State Parks Superintendent Lori Martin keeps watch on historic buildings as the Carr fire burns a residence in Shasta.
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California State Parks Superintendent Lori Martin keeps watch on historic buildings as the Carr fire burns a residence in Shasta.

A historic schoolhouse burns in Shasta.
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A historic schoolhouse burns in Shasta.

The Carr fire tears through a building in Shasta.
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The Carr fire tears through a building in Shasta.

A house burns during the Carr fire in Redding.
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A house burns during the Carr fire in Redding.

A home becomes rubble along Sunflower Road in Redding.
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A home becomes rubble along Sunflower Road in Redding.

A house burns in Redding.
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A house burns in Redding.

A burning home is reflected in a pool in Redding.
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A burning home is reflected in a pool in Redding.

A firefighter lights backfires during the Carr fire in Redding.
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A firefighter lights backfires during the Carr fire in Redding.

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