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Photo by: David Royal

Firefighters light a backfire a backfire along Highway 1 between Pfeiffer Ridge Road and the Big Sur Station in Big Sur, Calif. on Wednesday Dec. 18, 2013. Calm winds helped crews as they closed in on fire in Los Padres National Forest near state Highway 1. The blaze had consumed 769 acres, or a little over a square mile, as the 20 percent containment figure officials gave earlier Wednesday was expected to climb. (AP Photo/ Monterey County Herald, David Royal)

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