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14 Powerful Photos Of California’s Massive Rim Fire

Thousands of homes are in danger as crews fight to control one of the largest fires in state history.

As of Sunday, the Rim fire had burned through more than 134,000 acres of land near the edge of Yosemite National Park. Nine structures have been destroyed, according to the Los Angeles Times.

On Monday morning, the fire remained just 7% contained. California Gov. Jerry Brown has declared a state of emergency in the county and city of San Francisco. More than 2,000 firefighters have been deployed to the area.

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Saturday in Buck Meadows, Calif.

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Sunday near Groveland, Calif.

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Thursday near Groveland, Calif.

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Saturday near Groveland, Calif.

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Sunday near Groveland, Calif.

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Thursday near Buck Meadows, Calif.

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Saturday at Camp Mather, Calif.

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Friday near Yosemite Lake, Calif.

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Sunday at Yosemite National Park, Calif.

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Sunday on the Hetch Hetchy Reservoir at Yosemite National Park, Calif.

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Sunday on Highway 120 near Yosemite National Park, Calif.

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Sunday near Groveland, Calif.

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Saturday near Groveland, Calif.

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Wednesday on Highway 120 in Buck Meadows, Calif.

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Jessica Testa is a national reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.
Contact Jessica Testa at jessica.testa@buzzfeed.com.
 
 
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