Several people injured in Siskiyou County, homes lost
Several people injured in Siskiyou County, homes lost

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KCRA 3's David Bienick toured the community of Weed a day after a devastating fire swept through the town, destroying about 150 structures, most of them homes.

PHOTO: David Bienick/KCRA

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The Grace Community Evangelical Presbyterian Church in Weed was destroyed in the so-called Boles Fire. (Sept. 16, 2014)

PHOTO: David Bienick/KCRA

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A burnt Bible page located outside the church destroyed by a fire that swept through the town of Weed on Monday. (Sept. 16, 2014)

PHOTO: David Bienick/KCRA

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A church bell at the Holy Family Catholic Church, which was destroyed in the devastating Weed fire.

PHOTO: David Bienick/KCRA

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A section of Weed Elementary School that was damaged in the fire. (Sept. 16, 2014)

PHOTO: David Bienick/KCRA

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Trees outside the town of Weed that were charred in Monday's fire. (Sept. 16, 2014)

PHOTO: David Bienick/KCRA

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Water in a community center pool next to the Weed library. (Sept. 16, 2014)

PHOTO: David Bienick/KCRA

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The remains of the Weed Community Center with Mt. Shasta in the background. (Sept. 16, 2014)

PHOTO: David Bienick/KCRA

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There is nothing left inside the Weed library after Monday's devastating fire except some shelves. (Sept. 16, 2014)

PHOTO: David Bienick/KCRA

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This cat was found by firefighters hiding in a closet of a home damaged in the fire. (Sept. 16, 2014)

PHOTO: Photo courtesy Jeff Hunter, OES

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The cat suffered some burns to its whiskers, but was otherwise uninjured. (Sept. 16, 2014)

PHOTO: Photo courtesy Jeff Hunter, OES

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A power worker cuts lines in one of the neighborhoods heavily damaged by the fire on Monday. (Sept. 16, 2014)

PHOTO: David Bienick/KCRA

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This house at Center and Arbaugh streets in Weed was untouched by the fire; however,  the house to the left and on the other side of street were destroyed. (Sept. 16, 2014)

PHOTO: David Bienick/KCRA

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These two trucks are covered in red fire retardant used in the firefight.  (Sept. 16, 2014)

PHOTO: David Bienick/KCRA

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A charred car was heavily damaged near Morris and Oak streets in Weed.

PHOTO: David Bienick/KCRA

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Fire retardant from the firefight covers a car parked in a neighborhood damaged by flames. (Sept. 16, 2014)

PHOTO: David Bienick/KCRA

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A fire crew hoses down hot spots in the community of Weed.(Sept. 16, 2014)

PHOTO: David Bienick/KCRA

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On Tuesday, firefighters were mopping up hot spots in Weed. Many people who were forced to flee have left their possessions outside homes. 

PHOTO: David Bienick/KCRA

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Firefighters are gaining ground on a wildfire Tuesday that raced through the far Northern California town of Weed, which damaged or destroyed 100 homes and a church.

PHOTO: u local

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Firefighters are gaining ground on a wildfire Tuesday that raced through the far Northern California town of Weed, which damaged or destroyed 100 homes and a church.

PHOTO: u local

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Firefighters are gaining ground on a wildfire Tuesday that raced through the far Northern California town of Weed, which damaged or destroyed 100 homes and a church.

PHOTO: u local

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Firefighters are gaining ground on a wildfire Tuesday that raced through the far Northern California town of Weed, which damaged or destroyed 100 homes and a church.

PHOTO: u local

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Firefighters are gaining ground on a wildfire Tuesday that raced through the far Northern California town of Weed, which damaged or destroyed 100 homes and a church.

PHOTO: u local

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Firefighters are gaining ground on a wildfire Tuesday that raced through the far Northern California town of Weed, which damaged or destroyed 100 homes and a church.

PHOTO: u local

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Firefighters are gaining ground on a wildfire Tuesday that raced through the far Northern California town of Weed, which damaged or destroyed 100 homes and a church.

PHOTO: u local

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The Boles Fire forced more than 1,500 people out of their homes Monday near Weed, in Siskiyou County (Sept. 15, 2014).

PHOTO: Mary T. Clark/u local

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The Boles Fire forced more than 1,500 people out of their homes Monday near Weed, in Siskiyou County (Sept. 15, 2014).

PHOTO: Mary T. Clark/u local

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The Boles Fire forced more than 1,500 people out of their homes Monday near Weed, in Siskiyou County (Sept. 15, 2014).

PHOTO: Mary T. Clark/u local

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The Boles Fire forced more than 1,500 people out of their homes Monday near Weed, in Siskiyou County (Sept. 15, 2014).

PHOTO: Mary T. Clark/u local

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The Boles Fire forced more than 1,500 people out of their homes Monday near Weed, in Siskiyou County (Sept. 15, 2014).

PHOTO: Mary T. Clark/u local

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The Boles Fire forced more than 1,500 people out of their homes Monday near Weed, in Siskiyou County (Sept. 15, 2014).

PHOTO: Mary T. Clark/u local

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The Boles Fire forced more than 1,500 people out of their homes Monday near Weed, in Siskiyou County (Sept. 15, 2014).

PHOTO: Mary T. Clark/u local

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The Boles Fire forced more than 1,500 people out of their homes Monday near Weed, in Siskiyou County (Sept. 15, 2014).

PHOTO: Mary T. Clark/u local

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The Boles Fire forced more than 1,500 people out of their homes Monday near Weed, in Siskiyou County (Sept. 15, 2014).

PHOTO: Mary T. Clark/u local

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The Boles Fire forced more than 1,500 people out of their homes Monday near Weed, in Siskiyou County (Sept. 15, 2014).

PHOTO: Mary T. Clark/u local

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The Boles Fire forced more than 1,500 people out of their homes Monday near Weed, in Siskiyou County (Sept. 15, 2014).

PHOTO: Mary T. Clark/u local

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The Boles Fire forced more than 1,500 people out of their homes Monday near Weed, in Siskiyou County (Sept. 15, 2014).

PHOTO: Mary T. Clark/u local

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The Boles Fire forced more than 1,500 people out of their homes Monday near Weed, in Siskiyou County (Sept. 15, 2014).

PHOTO: Mary T. Clark/u local

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The Boles Fire forced more than 1,500 people out of their homes Monday near Weed, in Siskiyou County (Sept. 15, 2014).

PHOTO: Mary T. Clark/u local

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The Boles Fire forced more than 1,500 people out of their homes Monday near Weed, in Siskiyou County (Sept. 15, 2014).

PHOTO: Mary T. Clark/u local

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@bostonN took the following photo of the Boles Fire in Weed. (Sept. 15, 2014)

PHOTO: @bostonN/Twitter



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