- Associated Press - Monday, September 21, 2015

A look at the wildfire situation Monday in California, where the summer’s siege of deadly and destructive blazes persists:

ACTIVE FIRES: 10, all in northern half of the state.


TOTAL AREA: 735 square miles.


STRUCTURES DESTROYED: 1,595 single-family residences, 998 outbuildings in the two most destructive current fires.


STRUCTURES THREATENED: 9,903 in two fires.


DEATHS: 5 civilians in two fires; 1 death at separate fire under investigation.


FIREFIGHTERS: Nearly 9,000.


Source: California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection.

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