172@29@17@136!~!172@29@0@53!~!|news|photos|world|in-pics-fueled-by-dry-winds-fire-rages-in-california-wine-country-5906391.html!~!news|moneycontrol|com!~!|controller|infinite_scroll_article.php!~!is_mobile=false
Moneycontrol
Watch experts decode 'The rise of ESG investing' on October 29 at 4pm. Register Now!
you are here: HomeNewsPhotosWorld
Last Updated : Sep 30, 2020 08:31 PM IST | Source: Moneycontrol.com

In pics | Fueled by dry winds, fire rages in California wine country

The dramatic images are a testament to the fierceness of the fire and the determination of the firefighters: a bright red streak in the sky marks the spot where an air tanker dropped fire retardant; an inn engulfed in flames lights up the sky; embers fly off a tree in a scene reminiscent of fireworks; a tired firefighter rubs his face as he leans against a fire truck.

Giant blazes taking down buildings, residents fleeing their homes, exhausted firefighters working around the clock: These are some of the scenes from the wildfire that exploded in the Northern California wine country. The dramatic images are a testament to the fierceness of the fire and the determination of the firefighters: a bright red streak in the sky marks the spot where an air tanker dropped fire retardant; an inn engulfed in flames lights up the sky; embers fly off a tree in a scene reminiscent of fireworks; a tired firefighter rubs his face as he leans against a fire truck; elderly residents being evacuated from a senior home are helped onto a bus. (Image: AP)

Giant blazes taking down buildings, residents fleeing their homes, exhausted firefighters working around the clock: these are some of the scenes from the wildfire that exploded in the Northern California wine country. The dramatic images are a testament to the fierceness of the fire and the determination of the firefighters: a bright red streak in the sky marks the spot where an air tanker dropped fire retardant; an inn engulfed in flames lights up the sky; embers fly off a tree in a scene reminiscent of fireworks; a tired firefighter rubs his face as he leans against a fire truck; elderly residents are evacuated from a senior home and helped onto a bus. (Image: AP)

The Glass Fire is one of nearly 30 wildfires burning around California and the National Weather Service warned that hot, dry conditions with strong Santa Ana winds could remain a fire danger in Southern California. Embers fly from a tree as the Glass Fire burns in St. Helena, California on Sunday, September 27, 2020. (Image: AP)

The Glass Fire is one of nearly 30 wildfires burning around California and the National Weather Service warned that hot, dry conditions with strong Santa Ana winds could remain a fire danger in Southern California. Embers fly from a tree as the Glass Fire burns in St. Helena, California on Sunday, September 27, 2020. (Image: AP)

Firefighters work to save the Louis Stralla Water Treatment Plant as the Glass Fire burns in St. Helena, Calif., Sunday, September 27, 2020. (Image: AP)

Firefighters work to save the Louis Stralla Water Treatment Plant as the Glass Fire burns in St. Helena, California on Sunday, September 27, 2020. (Image: AP)

Private firefighter Bradcus Schrandt, right, holds an injured kitten while Joe Catterson assists, at the Zogg Fire near Ono, California, on Sunday, September 27, 2020. (Image: AP)

Private firefighter Bradcus Schrandt, right, holds an injured kitten while Joe Catterson assists, at the Zogg Fire near Ono, California, on Sunday, September 27, 2020. (Image: AP)

An emergency vehicle drives along Silverado Trail as the Glass Fire burns in St. Helena, California, Sunday, September 27, 2020. (Image: AP)

An emergency vehicle drives along Silverado Trail as the Glass Fire burns in St. Helena, California, Sunday, September 27, 2020. (Image: AP)

Eddy Whitmore evacuates from his Santa Rosa, Calif., home as the Shady Fire approaches on Sunday, September 27, 2020. (Image: AP)

Eddy Whitmore evacuates from his Santa Rosa, California, home as the Shady Fire approaches on Sunday, September 27, 2020. (Image: AP)

Smoke rises over a vineyard as the Glass Fire burns, Monday, September 28, 2020, in Calistoga, California. (Image: AP)

Smoke rises over a vineyard as the Glass Fire burns, Monday, September 28, 2020, in Calistoga, California. (Image: AP)

Residents of the Oakmont Gardens senior home evacuate on a bus as the Shady Fire approaches in Santa Rosa California on Monday, September 28, 2020. (Image: AP)

Residents of the Oakmont Gardens senior home evacuate on a bus as the Shady Fire approaches in Santa Rosa, California on Monday, September 28, 2020. (Image: AP)

Charred wine bottles rest at Castello di Amorosa on Monday, September 28, 2020, in Calistoga, California, which was damaged in the Glass Fire. (Image: AP)

Charred wine bottles rest at Castello di Amorosa on Monday, September 28, 2020, in Calistoga, California, which was damaged in the Glass Fire. (Image: AP)

Homes leveled by the Glass Fire line a street in the Skyhawk neighborhood of Santa Rosa, California, on Monday, September 28, 2020. (Image: AP)

Homes levelled by the Glass Fire line a street in the Skyhawk neighborhood of Santa Rosa, California, on Monday, September 28, 2020. (Image: AP)

A helicopter drops water over a fire crew while fighting the Martindale Fire, Monday, September 28, 2020, in Santa Clarita, California. (Image: AP)

A helicopter drops water over a fire crew while fighting the Martindale Fire, Monday, September 28, 2020, in Santa Clarita, California. (Image: AP)

First Published on Sep 30, 2020 08:30 pm
Sections