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Gabi and Jonah Frank walk on Pacific Coast Highway as the Woolsey Fire threatens their home in Malibu, California, November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Gabi and Jonah Frank walk on Pacific Coast Highway as the Woolsey Fire threatens their home in Malibu, California, November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Gabi and Jonah Frank walk on Pacific Coast Highway as the Woolsey Fire threatens their home in Malibu, California, November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
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A shortwave infrared (SWIR) satellite image of the Camp Fire in Magalia, Paradise, California, November 9, 2018. Satellite image 2018 DigitalGlobe, a Maxar company/Handout via REUTERS

A shortwave infrared (SWIR) satellite image of the Camp Fire in Magalia, Paradise, California, November 9, 2018. Satellite image 2018 DigitalGlobe, a Maxar company/Handout via REUTERS

A shortwave infrared (SWIR) satellite image of the Camp Fire in Magalia, Paradise, California, November 9, 2018. Satellite image 2018 DigitalGlobe, a Maxar company/Handout via REUTERS
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Smoke from a wildfire is seen in Calabasas, California, November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Smoke from a wildfire is seen in Calabasas, California, November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Smoke from a wildfire is seen in Calabasas, California, November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
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Home owner Will Buckley uses a shovel with dirt to try to stop the flames from from destroying a neighbor's home during the Woolsey Fire in Malibu, California, November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Gene Blevins

Home owner Will Buckley uses a shovel with dirt to try to stop the flames from from destroying a neighbor's home during the Woolsey Fire in Malibu, California, November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Gene Blevins

Home owner Will Buckley uses a shovel with dirt to try to stop the flames from from destroying a neighbor's home during the Woolsey Fire in Malibu, California, November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Gene Blevins
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A photo obtained via social media shows members of the SBC 5-engine & one Battalion Chief Strike Team fighting the Woolsey Fire in Calabasas, California, November 9, 2018. Battalion Chief David Neels/Santa Barbara County Fire via REUTERS

A photo obtained via social media shows members of the SBC 5-engine & one Battalion Chief Strike Team fighting the Woolsey Fire in Calabasas, California, November 9, 2018. Battalion Chief David Neels/Santa Barbara County Fire via REUTERS

A photo obtained via social media shows members of the SBC 5-engine & one Battalion Chief Strike Team fighting the Woolsey Fire in Calabasas, California, November 9, 2018. Battalion Chief David Neels/Santa Barbara County Fire via REUTERS
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Firefighters hose down the Malibu post office during the Woolsey Fire in Malibu, California, November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Gene Blevins

Firefighters hose down the Malibu post office during the Woolsey Fire in Malibu, California, November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Gene Blevins

Firefighters hose down the Malibu post office during the Woolsey Fire in Malibu, California, November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Gene Blevins
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Clouds of smoke appear from the Woolsey Fire to the north in Malibu and over the Santa Monica Pier as people walk through Venice Beach, California, November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Gene Blevins

Clouds of smoke appear from the Woolsey Fire to the north in Malibu and over the Santa Monica Pier as people walk through Venice Beach, California, November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Gene Blevins

Clouds of smoke appear from the Woolsey Fire to the north in Malibu and over the Santa Monica Pier as people walk through Venice Beach, California, November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Gene Blevins
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A firefighter kicks a trash pile that caught fire away from a home owner's garage during the Woolsey Fire in Malibu, California, November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Gene Blevins

A firefighter kicks a trash pile that caught fire away from a home owner's garage during the Woolsey Fire in Malibu, California, November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Gene Blevins

A firefighter kicks a trash pile that caught fire away from a home owner's garage during the Woolsey Fire in Malibu, California, November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Gene Blevins
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A firefighter hoses down a property engulfed in flames during the Woolsey Fire in Malibu, California, November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Gene Blevins

A firefighter hoses down a property engulfed in flames during the Woolsey Fire in Malibu, California, November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Gene Blevins

A firefighter hoses down a property engulfed in flames during the Woolsey Fire in Malibu, California, November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Gene Blevins
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Local residents bring their horses to Zuma Beach and away from the Woolsey Fire in Malibu, California, November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Gene Blevins

Local residents bring their horses to Zuma Beach and away from the Woolsey Fire in Malibu, California, November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Gene Blevins

Local residents bring their horses to Zuma Beach and away from the Woolsey Fire in Malibu, California, November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Gene Blevins
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A home is engulfed in flames during the Woolsey Fire in Malibu, California, November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Gene Blevins

A home is engulfed in flames during the Woolsey Fire in Malibu, California, November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Gene Blevins

A home is engulfed in flames during the Woolsey Fire in Malibu, California, November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Gene Blevins
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An aerial view showing the Woolsey Fire in Malibu, California, is seen in this still image obtained via from a November November 9, 2018 social media video. Michael Dubron/TWITTER @LACOFD via REUTERS

An aerial view showing the Woolsey Fire in Malibu, California, is seen in this still image obtained via from a November November 9, 2018 social media video. Michael Dubron/TWITTER @LACOFD via REUTERS

An aerial view showing the Woolsey Fire in Malibu, California, is seen in this still image obtained via from a November November 9, 2018 social media video. Michael Dubron/TWITTER @LACOFD via REUTERS
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A firefighter hoses down a condo unit during the Woolsey Fire in Malibu, California, November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Gene Blevins

A firefighter hoses down a condo unit during the Woolsey Fire in Malibu, California, November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Gene Blevins

A firefighter hoses down a condo unit during the Woolsey Fire in Malibu, California, November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Gene Blevins
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The Woolsey Fire burns in Malibu, California, November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

The Woolsey Fire burns in Malibu, California, November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

The Woolsey Fire burns in Malibu, California, November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
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A photo obtained via social media shows a member of the SBC 5-engine & one Battalion Chief Strike Team fighting the Woolsey Fire off the Las Virgenes Road area in Calabasas, California, November 9, 2018. Capt Tim Gailey/Santa Barbara County Fire via REUTERS

A photo obtained via social media shows a member of the SBC 5-engine & one Battalion Chief Strike Team fighting the Woolsey Fire off the Las Virgenes Road area in Calabasas, California, November 9, 2018. Capt Tim Gailey/Santa Barbara County Fire via...more

A photo obtained via social media shows a member of the SBC 5-engine & one Battalion Chief Strike Team fighting the Woolsey Fire off the Las Virgenes Road area in Calabasas, California, November 9, 2018. Capt Tim Gailey/Santa Barbara County Fire via REUTERS
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A view of the brush fire as seen from the office of Robert Iger, the Chairman and CEO of the Walt Disney Company in Burbank, California, November 8, 2018. Twitter/Robert Iger via REUTERS

A view of the brush fire as seen from the office of Robert Iger, the Chairman and CEO of the Walt Disney Company in Burbank, California, November 8, 2018. Twitter/Robert Iger via REUTERS

A view of the brush fire as seen from the office of Robert Iger, the Chairman and CEO of the Walt Disney Company in Burbank, California, November 8, 2018. Twitter/Robert Iger via REUTERS
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Workers try to protect a home as the Woolsey Fire burns in Malibu, California, November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Workers try to protect a home as the Woolsey Fire burns in Malibu, California, November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Workers try to protect a home as the Woolsey Fire burns in Malibu, California, November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
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A burned handgun is seen amongst the charred wreckage of an abandoned vehicle during the Camp Fire in Paradise, California, November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

A burned handgun is seen amongst the charred wreckage of an abandoned vehicle during the Camp Fire in Paradise, California, November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

A burned handgun is seen amongst the charred wreckage of an abandoned vehicle during the Camp Fire in Paradise, California, November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
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The remains of a burned vehicle destroyed by the Camp Fire are seen in Paradise, California, November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

The remains of a burned vehicle destroyed by the Camp Fire are seen in Paradise, California, November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

The remains of a burned vehicle destroyed by the Camp Fire are seen in Paradise, California, November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
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An abandoned and burned school bus is seen on Skyway during the Camp Fire in Paradise, California, November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

An abandoned and burned school bus is seen on Skyway during the Camp Fire in Paradise, California, November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

An abandoned and burned school bus is seen on Skyway during the Camp Fire in Paradise, California, November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
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A man walks through a neighborhood threatened by flames as the Woolsey Fire burns in Malibu, California, November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

A man walks through a neighborhood threatened by flames as the Woolsey Fire burns in Malibu, California, November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

A man walks through a neighborhood threatened by flames as the Woolsey Fire burns in Malibu, California, November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
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A vineyard burns overnight during a wildfire that destroyed dozens of homes in Thousand Oaks, California, November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

A vineyard burns overnight during a wildfire that destroyed dozens of homes in Thousand Oaks, California, November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

A vineyard burns overnight during a wildfire that destroyed dozens of homes in Thousand Oaks, California, November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
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A row of burned vehicles are seen on Skyway during the Camp Fire in Paradise, California, November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

A row of burned vehicles are seen on Skyway during the Camp Fire in Paradise, California, November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

A row of burned vehicles are seen on Skyway during the Camp Fire in Paradise, California, November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
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A Cal Fire firefighter climbs a ladder by a burning structure while battling the Camp Fire in Paradise, California, November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

A Cal Fire firefighter climbs a ladder by a burning structure while battling the Camp Fire in Paradise, California, November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

A Cal Fire firefighter climbs a ladder by a burning structure while battling the Camp Fire in Paradise, California, November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
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A gargoyle is seen amidst the wreckage of a burned home during the Camp Fire in Paradise, California, November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

A gargoyle is seen amidst the wreckage of a burned home during the Camp Fire in Paradise, California, November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

A gargoyle is seen amidst the wreckage of a burned home during the Camp Fire in Paradise, California, November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
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Properties destroyed by the the Camp Fire are seen in Paradise, California, November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

Properties destroyed by the the Camp Fire are seen in Paradise, California, November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

Properties destroyed by the the Camp Fire are seen in Paradise, California, November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
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Melted bottles are seen at a liquor store destroyed by the Camp Fire in Paradise, California, November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

Melted bottles are seen at a liquor store destroyed by the Camp Fire in Paradise, California, November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

Melted bottles are seen at a liquor store destroyed by the Camp Fire in Paradise, California, November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
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A Cal Fire firefighter uses a saw to gain access to a burning structure while battling the Camp Fire in Paradise, California, November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

A Cal Fire firefighter uses a saw to gain access to a burning structure while battling the Camp Fire in Paradise, California, November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

A Cal Fire firefighter uses a saw to gain access to a burning structure while battling the Camp Fire in Paradise, California, November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
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Flames from a wildfire are seen in Calabasas, California, November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Flames from a wildfire are seen in Calabasas, California, November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Flames from a wildfire are seen in Calabasas, California, November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
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Zoo keepers load crated birds into trucks to return to their enclosures after a brief evacuation due to the presence of a nearby wildfire at the Los Angeles Zoo, in Los Angeles, California, November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Andrew Cullen

Zoo keepers load crated birds into trucks to return to their enclosures after a brief evacuation due to the presence of a nearby wildfire at the Los Angeles Zoo, in Los Angeles, California, November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Andrew Cullen

Zoo keepers load crated birds into trucks to return to their enclosures after a brief evacuation due to the presence of a nearby wildfire at the Los Angeles Zoo, in Los Angeles, California, November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Andrew Cullen
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A structure is seen engulfed in flames during the Camp Fire in Paradise, California. 
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A structure is seen engulfed in flames during the Camp Fire in Paradise, California. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

A structure is seen engulfed in flames during the Camp Fire in Paradise, California. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
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An American flag is seen at an engulfed car dealership during the Camp Fire in Paradise. 
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An American flag is seen at an engulfed car dealership during the Camp Fire in Paradise. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

An American flag is seen at an engulfed car dealership during the Camp Fire in Paradise. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
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A home burns during a wildfire that claimed dozens of homes in Thousand Oaks, November 9. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

A home burns during a wildfire that claimed dozens of homes in Thousand Oaks, November 9. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

A home burns during a wildfire that claimed dozens of homes in Thousand Oaks, November 9. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
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A burning sign is seen outside Paradise Skilled Nursing home during the Camp Fire in Paradise, November 8. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

A burning sign is seen outside Paradise Skilled Nursing home during the Camp Fire in Paradise, November 8. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

A burning sign is seen outside Paradise Skilled Nursing home during the Camp Fire in Paradise, November 8. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
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Firefighters battle flames overnight during a wildfire that burned dozens of homes in Thousand Oaks, November 9. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Firefighters battle flames overnight during a wildfire that burned dozens of homes in Thousand Oaks, November 9. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Firefighters battle flames overnight during a wildfire that burned dozens of homes in Thousand Oaks, November 9. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
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Wind-driven ambers are seen during the Camp Fire in Paradise, November 8. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

Wind-driven ambers are seen during the Camp Fire in Paradise, November 8. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

Wind-driven ambers are seen during the Camp Fire in Paradise, November 8. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
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Firefighters battle flames overnight during a wildfire that burned dozens of homes in Thousand Oaks, November 9. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Firefighters battle flames overnight during a wildfire that burned dozens of homes in Thousand Oaks, November 9. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Firefighters battle flames overnight during a wildfire that burned dozens of homes in Thousand Oaks, November 9. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
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A group of U.S. Forest Service firefighters monitor a back fire while battling to save homes at the Camp Fire in Paradise, November 8. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

A group of U.S. Forest Service firefighters monitor a back fire while battling to save homes at the Camp Fire in Paradise, November 8. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

A group of U.S. Forest Service firefighters monitor a back fire while battling to save homes at the Camp Fire in Paradise, November 8. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
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Firefighters battle flames overnight during a wildfire that burned dozens of homes in Thousand Oaks, November 9. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Firefighters battle flames overnight during a wildfire that burned dozens of homes in Thousand Oaks, November 9. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Firefighters battle flames overnight during a wildfire that burned dozens of homes in Thousand Oaks, November 9. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
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A home burns during a wildfire that claimed dozens of others in Thousand Oaks, November 9. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

A home burns during a wildfire that claimed dozens of others in Thousand Oaks, November 9. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

A home burns during a wildfire that claimed dozens of others in Thousand Oaks, November 9. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
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