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Los Angeles County firefighter Wade Rich is pleased that he and his fellow firefighters were able to save the Painted Turtle Camp in Elizabeth Lake, California, Sunday, June 2, 2013. (Genaro Molina/Los Angeles Times/MCT)

Los Angeles County firefighter Wade Rich is pleased that he and his fellow firefighters were able to save the Painted Turtle Camp in Elizabeth Lake, California, Sunday, June 2, 2013. (Genaro Molina/Los Angeles Times/MCT)

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  • Leon Worden, with Santa Clarita TV, takes a picture of the haze over the town of Elizabeth Lake, California, Sunday, June 2, 2013. (Genaro Molina/Los Angeles Times/MCT)
  • Los Angeles County firefighter Wade Rich is pleased that he and his fellow firefighters were able to save the Painted Turtle Camp in Elizabeth Lake, California, Sunday, June 2, 2013. (Genaro Molina/Los Angeles Times/MCT)
  • A helicopter puts out a hot spot on the Powerhouse fire at Elizabeth Lake, California, Sunday, June 2, 2013. (Genaro Molina/Los Angeles Times/MCT)
  • A view from Pecos, N.M. of the Thompson Fire in the Jemez on  May 31, 2013 in Pecos, N.M.  Officials said the fire in New Mexico's Santa Fe National Forest more than doubled in size by Friday night and was still totally uncontained. That prompted New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez to declare a state of emergency in San Miguel County to free up state funds to fight the fire.  (AP Photo/The Santa Fe New Mexican, Luis Sanchez Saturno)
  • A window frames the view of a home damaged by wildfires in Lake Hughes, Calif., early Sunday, June 2, 2013. Erratic wind fanned a blaze in the Angeles National Forest to nearly 41 square miles early Sunday, after fast-moving flames triggered the evacuation of nearly 1,000 homes in Lake Hughes and Lake Elizabeth, officials said. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)
  • Jemez Springs resident Richard Middleton watches as the Thompson Ridge fire burns in an area just north of the town of Jemez Springs, New Mexico, Saturday, June 1, 2013. Fire crews in New Mexico on Saturday fought two growing wild blazes that have scorched thousands of acres, spurred evacuation calls for dozens of homes and poured smoke into the touristy state capital. (AP Photo/The Albuquerque Journal, Roberto E. Rosales)  SANTA FE NEW MEXICAN OUT
  • A Los Angeles County firefighter approaches a fire along a road in what has been called the Powerhouse fire in Lake Hughes, Calif., early Sunday, June 2, 2013. Erratic wind fanned the blaze in the Angeles National Forest to nearly 41 square miles early Sunday, after fast-moving flames triggered the evacuation of nearly 1,000 homes in Lake Hughes and Lake Elizabeth, officials said. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)
  • A charred rowboat sits amid the stubble of burned bulrushes on the edge of Lake Hughes after what has been called the Powerhouse fire swept through Lake Hughes, Calif., Sunday, June 2, 2013. Erratic wind fanned the blaze in the Angeles National Forest to nearly 41 square miles early Sunday, after fast-moving flames triggered the evacuation of nearly 1,000 homes in Lake Hughes and Lake Elizabeth, officials said. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)
  • A helicopter pulls water out of Hughes Lake to fight what has been called the Powerhouse fire in Lake Hughes, Calif., late Sunday afternoon, June 2, 2013. Erratic wind fanned the blaze in the Angeles National Forest to nearly 41 square miles early Sunday, after fast-moving flames triggered the evacuation of nearly 1,000 homes in Lake Hughes and Lake Elizabeth, officials said. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)
  • A California Highway Patrol officer talks to a long line of residents, forced to evacuate the night before as the Power Station fire flared anew, and others on a road along the foothills of the Angeles National Forest where it becomes the Antelope Valley in Lancaster, Calif., Sunday, June 2, 2013. Erratic wind fanned the blaze in the Angeles National Forest to nearly 41 square miles early Sunday, after fast-moving flames triggered the evacuation of nearly 1,000 homes in Lake Hughes and Lake Elizabeth, officials said. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)
  • A firefighter finishes hitting a hot spot against a charred landscape caused by the Powerhouse fire along Elizabeth Lake Road in Green Valley on Sunday, June 2, 2013. The fire has burned close to 20,000 acres of land and some structures were damaged by the blaze. (AP Photo/Los Angeles Times, Genaro Molina)  NO FORNS; NO SALES; MAGS OUT; ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER OUT; LOS ANGELES DAILY NEWS OUT; VENTURA COUNTY STAR OUT; INLAND VALLEY DAILY BULLETIN OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT, TV OUT
  • A burned-out Jeep is parked next to a Los Angeles County Fire Department rig at one of at least five structures destroyed or severely damaged in what has been called the Powerhouse fire in Lake Hughes, Calif., early Sunday, June 2, 2013. Erratic wind fanned the blaze in the Angeles National Forest to nearly 41 square miles early Sunday, after fast-moving flames triggered the evacuation of nearly 1,000 homes in Lake Hughes and Lake Elizabeth, officials said. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)
  • A Los Angeles County hand crew works to contain a flare up alongside a road in Lake Hughes, Calif., early Sunday, June 2, 2013. Erratic wind fanned the blaze in the Angeles National Forest to nearly 41 square miles early Sunday, after fast-moving flames triggered the evacuation of nearly 1,000 homes in Lake Hughes and Lake Elizabeth, officials said. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)
  • A view of the Tres Lagunas Fire from Pecos, N.M. on May 31, 2013. Officials said the fire in New Mexico's Santa Fe National Forest more than doubled in size by Friday night and was still totally uncontained. That prompted New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez to declare a state of emergency in San Miguel County to free up state funds to fight the fire.  (AP Photo/The Santa Fe New Mexican, Luis Sanchez Saturno)

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