Stunning photos reveal devastation of California wildfires ( admin posted on February 23rd, 2019 )

California has been battling record drought conditions for the past few years, making it extremely vulnerable to fire.

Now, some of the worst fires are spreading across the state.

An apartment complex lies in ruins, burned by the Valley Fire on Sept. 14, 2015 in Middletown, California.

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The National Interagency Fire Center reported that residents in The Valley and Butte areas are still unable to return to their homes after fires quickly spread in the regions. More than 750 homes have been destroyed.

Napa Strike Team firefighters Mike Holmes and Dan Stith cover their eyes from the smoke during a controlled burn on Monday, Sept. 14, 2015, in Adams, Calif.

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A pair of burned cars sit outside the remains of several homes destroyed by fire along Highway 175, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2015, near Middletown, Calif.

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And things aren’t expected to improve: Authorities are forecasting above-normal fire potential across the mountains of southern California from September through to December.

A firefighter stands near a wildfire in Middletown, Calif., on Sunday, Sept. 13, 2015.

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A wildfire burns along a ridge near Sheep Ranch, Calif., Sunday, Sept. 13, 2015. Two of California’s fastest-burning wildfires in decades overtook several Northern California towns, destroying homes and sending residents fleeing. (AP Photo/Rich

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Deanna Hingst, right, embraces her mother Shirley Leuzinger as they stand at the family’s destroyed home Monday, Sept. 14, 2015, in Middletown, Calif.

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The National Interagency Fire Center has reported that eight fires are burning over an area of 381,430 acres as of Sept. 15. One fire alone, in the Rough region, is burning over 139,133 acres.

Firefighters monitor flames while battling the Butte fire near San Andreas, California on September 12, 2015.

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A firefighter douses flames from a backfire while crews continue battling the Butte fire near San Andreas, California on September 12, 2015.

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Meanwhile fires also continue to rage across large parts of six other states, with Washington being the worst hit so far this year with 912,510 acres burned.

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