Pictures: Wildfires in Southern California Leave Ashes and Death in Wake

A fire in Sylmar that forced 100,000 people to evacuate as another smaller, but deadly fire erupted during the same time, charring earth and destroying homes.

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A resident views the burned remains of her home in Granada Hills, Californi,a after the Saddleridge Fire tore through the region on October 11, 2019. - The fire broke out late October 10 and has scorched some 4,600 acres (1,816 hectares), and forced mandatory evacuation orders for 12,700 homes. (Photo by Josh Edelson / AFP) (Photo by JOSH EDELSON/AFP via Getty Images)
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Ash and dark earth are left where homes once were in the Calimesa, Riverside County blaze Oct. 14, 2019.
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Mobile homes and cars are reduced to rubble in the Sandalwood Fire Oct. 14, 2019.
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A motorcycle is nearly unrecognizable in the aftermath of the deadly Sandalwood Fire in Riverside County Oct. 14, 2019.
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Some homeowners were luckier than others, as the Sandalwood Fire ate through at least 76 structures in the Villa Calimesa Mobile Home Park. What left is seen Oct. 14, 2019.
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Eyad Jarjour (L) consoles his neighbor (R) as she views her burned home after flames from the Saddleridge Fire tore through Granada Hills, California, on October 11, 2019. - The fire broke out late October 10 and has scorched some 4,600 acres (1,816 hectares), and forced mandatory evacuation orders for 12,700 homes. (Photo by Josh Edelson / AFP) (Photo by JOSH EDELSON/AFP via Getty Images)
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A resident views the burned remains of her home in Granada Hills, Californi,a after the Saddleridge Fire tore through the region on October 11, 2019. - The fire broke out late October 10 and has scorched some 4,600 acres (1,816 hectares), and forced mandatory evacuation orders for 12,700 homes. (Photo by Josh Edelson / AFP) (Photo by JOSH EDELSON/AFP via Getty Images)
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Eyad Jarjour (R) consoles his neighbor who lost his home in the Saddleridge Fire in Granada Hills, California on October 11, 2019. - The fire broke out late October 10 and has scorched some 4,600 acres (1,816 hectares), and forced mandatory evacuation orders for 12,700 homes. (Photo by Josh Edelson / AFP) (Photo by JOSH EDELSON/AFP via Getty Images)
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PORTER RIDGE, CALIFORNIA - OCTOBER 12: A home stands destroyed by the Saddleridge Fire on October 12, 2019 in Porter Ranch, California. The wind-driven fire has burned 7,500 acres and destroyed 76 structures, leaving one dead. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
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PORTER RANCH, CALIFORNIA - OCTOBER 12: An inmate firefighter from Prado Conservation Camp works to put out hot spots from the Saddleridge Fire on October 12, 2019 in Porter Ranch, California. Prado Conservation Camp is one of the 44 state prison fire camps where inmates perform firefighting duties during the wildland fire season for credit for early release and minimal pay. The wind-driven fire has burned 7,500 acres and destroyed 76 structures, leaving one dead. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
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