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A handmade sign is seen attached to the Napa Valley welcome sign on Oct. 16, 2017 in Oakville, Calif. At least 40 people are confirmed dead, dozens are still missing, and at least 5,700 buildings have been destroyed since wildfires broke out a week ago. Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images hide caption

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Debbie Wolfe looks at the antique pitcher that once belonged to her grandmother after finding it in the burned ruins of her home on Tuesday in Santa Rosa, Calif. Rich Pedroncelli/AP hide caption

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Napa County firefighter Jason Sheumann sprays water on a home as he battles flames from a wildfire on Monday in Napa, Calif. Wildfires whipped by powerful winds swept through Northern California sending residents on a headlong flight to safety through smoke and flames as homes burned. Rich Pedroncelli/AP hide caption

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A swing set is all that remains in the backyard of a house in Middletown, Calif., after a devastating wildfire. Birth certificates and marriage licenses were among the important things destroyed. Lesley McClurg/Capital Public Radio hide caption

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Proof Of Citizenship Up In Flames After California Wildfires

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The King Fire burned 100,000 acres in the Eldorado National Forest in Northern California — 50,000 of those acres in one day. Now the danger is mudslides. Andrew Nixon/Capital Public Radio hide caption

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In California, Fire Plus Drought Plus Rain Add Up To Mud

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Sparks fly from a burning hollowed tree in the area of the Powerhouse fire near Lake Hughes, Calif., Sunday. David McNew/Getty Images hide caption

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Elite U.S. Forest Service Hotshot firefighters walk the blackened edge of the Springs Fire near Camarillo, California. Citing favorable weather, officials say the fire could be contained Monday. David McNew/Getty Images hide caption

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Standing on a rooftop, a man looks at the Springs fire's approaching flames in California Friday. The wildfire, reportedly, 20 percent contained, might be weakened by high humidity and cooler temperatures Saturday. David McNew/Getty Images hide caption

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