U.S. Forest Service firefighter, Brant Machado, with the Fulton Hotshots, lights a backburn along Sierra Highway, near Riverkern, Calif., Tuesday, July 27, 2010. A fire in Sequoia National Forest has destroyed six homes, charred eight square miles and forced the evacuation of 122 juvenile offenders attending a forestry camp near the California town of Kernville. (AP Photo/The Bakersfield Californian, Casey Christie)

Photo by: Casey Christie

U.S. Forest Service firefighter, Brant Machado, with the Fulton Hotshots, lights a backburn along Sierra Highway, near Riverkern, Calif., Tuesday, July 27, 2010. A fire in Sequoia National Forest has destroyed six homes, charred eight square miles and forced the evacuation of 122 juvenile offenders attending a forestry camp near the California town of Kernville. (AP Photo/The Bakersfield Californian, Casey Christie)