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A McKinney fire in California destroyed nearly 90 homes, containing only 30%

(CNN)The McKinney Fires in California destroyed nearly 90 homes, 1 more than the Klamath National fires. Only 30% have been subdued in a week. Forests expected to remain hot and dry over the weekend.

The wildfire, California's largest fire of the year, erupted in a forest near the California-Oregon border on July 29,and winds from a thunderstorm.
More than 56,000 acres were burned on Tuesday, displacing thousands. As of Friday night, the fire had reached 59,666 acres and was 30 percent contained, according to InciWeb, a US fire information clearinghouse. More than 2,400 firefighters had been killed. I am involved in firefighting activities.
According to the initial damage assessmentreleased by the Siskiyou County Emergency Management Authority,of the 274 structures inspected so far, 87 were homes and another 47 and commercial buildings) were destroyed. service. The

office said four additional structures suffered minor fire damage and damage assessments are more than 50% complete.

The Klamath River community remains under evacuation orders, it said.

CNN meteorologist Derek Van Dam said weather conditions were unlikely to help quell the fires over the weekend. The area around has remained sunny and hot, with dry conditions near the incident, with valley floor temperatures approaching triple digits and continuing to be excessively hot through the previous Monday. will go down," he said.

“The combination of heat, low humidity, dry conditions and downhill winds is expected to further spread the fires over the weekend and early next week. It may not include meaningful rainfall.”

The Siskiyou County Sheriff's Office is working to get residents back on their property, but has been evacuated. It said there were many dangers remaining in the area.Four bodies were recovered from the burned area earlier in the week, it said.
Search and rescue teams in California and southern Oregon contributed more than 1,000 volunteer hours to the operation,the sheriff's office said in a Facebook post

“At least 150 SAR members are stationed at our law enforcement command posts, planning and organizing day-to-day operations, going downstream to assist in searches of buildings and homes, and large-scale Everything else that goes into a serious incident... early in the morning every day."

House burnt down

Among the burnt homes is Kayla, who fled the fire with her family on the day she was due to give birth to her third child. There was also Daly's house.

"I could see nothing but smoke and fire coming down the mountain," Daly told CNN earlier this week. Daly, her two young sons, her husband Levi, and her family roommate Dalton Her Shoot climbed into a small car with few of her belongings.

Daily later learned that the fire started just three miles from her home, where she had moved from Indiana four months earlier.

As she told CNN, Daly said her evacuation to the nearest hospital would take her two hours up her mountain to give birth at a hospital in Medford, Oregon. I was worried that I would need to.

On Friday, she shared news that a local hospital began accepting patients on a limited basis.
Her brother-in-law created a GoFundMe page to help a family that lost everything in a fire.

Daily's friend and roommate Shoot lost her mother to a fire in her house when she was six, she told CNN. "I feel the emptiness that I felt as a child," he said.

But he remained optimistic that he and his friends would recover.

Valerie Linfoot and her husband, both former forest firefighters, lost their home after more than 30 years.

"We fought fires, we watched houses burn, we were there where firefighters were doing their work, and it was unimaginable that it would happen to us. It's a week," Linfoot told CNN. "We are still overwhelmed to be victims of this terrible weather and fire convergence that we have seen so many others suffer."

The hardest thing for Linfoot is to think about the irreplaceable things left behind when the house burns down: wedding rings, the ashes of his mother and grandmother, and baby photos of his children.

Linfoots launched a GoFundMe page to help restore and rebuild. It's devastating,'" she said. None of us are rich. We are hardworking, resilient people, but most of the people there were middle class, regular workers, or retirees.