A snapshot of California's destructive wildfires

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Posted: Sep 21, 2015 1:39 PM

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.

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TOTAL AREA: 735 square miles.

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

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STRUCTURES THREATENED: 9,903 in two fires.

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

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FIREFIGHTERS: Nearly 9,000.

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Source: California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection.