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A house is covered in pink fire retardant as the Cranston Fire burns out of control near the town of Idyllwild in the San Bernardino National Forest on Wednesday. Gina Ferazzi/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images hide caption

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Flames engulf a boat Sunday in the Tampa Bay area. Officials said one person died after the boat ferrying patrons to a casino ship caught fire near shore, forcing dozens of passengers and crew to jump overboard. AP hide caption

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Firefighters make their way into a building on Dec. 21, 2017 in Jecheon, South Korea. The death toll jumped to 29 as rescue workers searched a scorched, smoke-filled commercial building in the southern city of Jecheon after a fire engulfed the building, firefighters said. Choi Hyeok-Jung/Donga Daily/Getty Images hide caption

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Emergency service workers probe the remains of Grenfell Tower in London on Saturday. City police have announced 58 people remain missing and "we assume likely to have died." Tolga Akmen/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Relatives gather outside the Virgin of the Assumption Safe House near Guatemala City, Guatemala. Dozens of girls died after a fire broke out at the youth shelter on Wednesday. Johan Ordonez/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The remains of a business in Gatlinburg, Tenn., smolder on Nov. 29, after a devastating wildfire damaged or destroyed more than 2,000 buildings and killed at least 14 people. Brian Blanco/Getty Images hide caption

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"Ghost Ship," a warehouse and artist's space in the Fruitvale neighborhood of Oakland, Calif., burned down on Friday. It was the deadliest fire in Oakland history. Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images hide caption

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Harry Burkhart leaves a downtown Los Angeles courtroom after being found guilty on 47 counts of arson on Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016. Marcus Yam/LA Times via Getty Images hide caption

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Firefighter David Yowell mops up hot spots in Sunshine Canyon, west of Boulder, Colo., on Sept. 10, 2010. Jae C. Hong/AP hide caption

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In Wildfires, Big Flames Attract Attention, But Watch Out For The Embers

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More than 160 firefighters and emergency medical personnel responded to the incident reported just after midnight at the Flower Branch Apartments in Silver Spring, Md. Montgomery County Fire & Rescue Service / AP hide caption

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