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Butte and Valley Wildfires Destroy California Homes

The swiftly spreading wildfires destroyed hundreds of homes and forced thousands of Northern California residents to flee.
Image: Firefighter covers his face while battling the Butte fire near San Andreas
A firefighter covers his face while battling the Butte fire near San Andreas, California September 12, 2015. The Butte fire has destroyed 86 homes and 51 outbuildings in rural Amador and Calaveras counties, where it covers an estimated 65,000 acres (26,305 hectares), officials said. REUTERS/Noah Berger TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY NOAH BERGER / Reuters