Carr fire continues to rage

Carr Fire Continues to Burn in Northern California

Pictures of the fire and its fallout.

The largest of California’s 17 active wildfires, the Carr Fire has consumed more than 110,000 acres, damaged or destroyed more than 1,000 homes, displaced more than 40,000 people, and claimed six lives since it started burning on July 23, 2018. Firefighters have contained roughly 30 percent of the blaze and hope to make more progress in the coming days, as winds and temperatures are expected to die down. Even so, the Washington Post reports, the fire is likely to burn through mid-August.

“What we’re seeing in California right now is more destructive, larger fires burning at rates that we have historically never seen," said Cal Fire battalion chief Jonathan Cox earlier this week.

Below, pictures of the fire and its fallout.

FRIDAY, JULY 27, 2018

Major Wildfire Spreads To 28,000 Acres, Threatens Redding, CA Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

SATURDAY, JULY 28, 2018

Massive Wildfire Spreads To 80,000 Acres, Scorches Homes Near Redding, CA Marcus Yam/LA Times via Getty Images

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SUNDAY, JULY 29, 2018

TOPSHOT-US-ENVIRONMENT-FIRE GIANRIGO MARLETTA/AFP/Getty Images Massive Wildfire Spreads To 80,000 Acres, Scorches Homes Near Redding, CA Marcus Yam/LA Times via Getty Images Massive Wildfire Spreads To 80,000 Acres, Scorches Homes Near Redding, CA Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

MONDAY, JULY 30, 2018

US-FIRE-CALIFORNIA MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images US-FIRE-CALIFORNIA JOSH EDELSON/AFP/Getty Images Carr fire continues to rage Sacramento Bee/TNS via Getty Images Death Toll Rises To 6 As Redding Area Wildfire Spreads To 90,000 Acres Terray Sylvester/Getty Images

TUESDAY, JULY 31, 2018

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