The San Diego School District is sending back a military vehicle it had planned to use in rescue operations. The district had released renderings of what the MRAP might look like after its tan military color is repainted. This version shows it as a police vehicle. San Diego Unified School District hide caption

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A house burns at the Cocos fire in San Marcos, Calif., Thursday. Fire agencies are girding for what is already proving to be a dangerous year of wildfires, as California suffers an extreme drought. David McNew/Getty Images hide caption

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Residents photograph the burning ruins of their home in Carlsbad, Calif., that was destroyed in the Poinsettia fire, one of nine wildfires that have erupted in San Diego County. David McNew/Getty Images hide caption

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San Diego Mayor Bob Filner (D). Fred Greaves /Reuters/Landov hide caption

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