Northern California wildfire 9th most destructive in history

The El Dorado Hotshots battle wildfire near Buckhorn Summit on Highway 299 in Trinity County, Calif., Monday, July 30, 2018. A pair of wildfires that prompted evacuation orders for nearly 20,000 people barreled Monday toward small lake towns in Northern California, and authorities faced questions about how quickly they warned residents about the largest and deadliest blaze burning in the state. (Paul Kitagaki Jr./The Sacramento Bee via AP)
The El Dorado Hotshots battle wildfire near Buckhorn Summit on Highway 299 in Trinity County, Calif., Monday, July 30, 2018. A pair of wildfires that prompted evacuation orders for nearly 20,000 people barreled Monday toward small lake towns in Northern California, and authorities faced questions about how quickly they warned residents about the largest and deadliest blaze burning in the state. (Paul Kitagaki Jr./The Sacramento Bee via AP)
An air tanker passes behind a smoke plume while battling the River Fire in Lakeport, Calif., on Monday, July 30, 2018. A pair of wildfires that prompted evacuation orders for thousands of people are barreling toward small lake towns in Northern California. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
An air tanker passes behind a smoke plume while battling the River Fire in Lakeport, Calif., on Monday, July 30, 2018. A pair of wildfires that prompted evacuation orders for thousands of people are barreling toward small lake towns in Northern California. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
A firefighter monitors a burning outbuilding to ensure flames don't spread as the River Fire burns in Lakeport, Calif., on Monday, July 30, 2018. A pair of wildfires that prompted evacuation orders for nearly 20,000 people barreled Monday toward small lake towns in Northern California, and authorities faced questions about how quickly they warned residents about the wildfires. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
A firefighter monitors a burning outbuilding to ensure flames don't spread as the River Fire burns in Lakeport, Calif., on Monday, July 30, 2018. A pair of wildfires that prompted evacuation orders for nearly 20,000 people barreled Monday toward small lake towns in Northern California, and authorities faced questions about how quickly they warned residents about the wildfires. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
A firefighter walks through smoke while fighting to save Olof Cellars winery in Lakeport, Calif., Monday, July 30, 2018. A pair of wildfires that prompted evacuation orders for nearly 20,000 people barreled Monday toward small lake towns in Northern California, and authorities faced questions about how quickly they warned residents about the wildfires. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
A firefighter walks through smoke while fighting to save Olof Cellars winery in Lakeport, Calif., Monday, July 30, 2018. A pair of wildfires that prompted evacuation orders for nearly 20,000 people barreled Monday toward small lake towns in Northern California, and authorities faced questions about how quickly they warned residents about the wildfires. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
A firefighter with Pacifica Fire Department stands in front of a burning barn to prevent it from reaching a residence, Monday, July 30, 2018, in Finley, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
A firefighter with Pacifica Fire Department stands in front of a burning barn to prevent it from reaching a residence, Monday, July 30, 2018, in Finley, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
A wildfire crests over a ridge, threatening a home, bottom right, Monday, July 30, 2018, in Lakeport, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
A wildfire crests over a ridge, threatening a home, bottom right, Monday, July 30, 2018, in Lakeport, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
The setting sun is reddened by smoke from a wildfire over a vineyard Monday, July 30, 2018, in Finley, Calif. Northern California fire officials have added residents of two towns near Clear Lake to the list of those ordered to evacuate. The notice was issued Monday for the towns of Kelseyville and Finley. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
The setting sun is reddened by smoke from a wildfire over a vineyard Monday, July 30, 2018, in Finley, Calif. Northern California fire officials have added residents of two towns near Clear Lake to the list of those ordered to evacuate. The notice was issued Monday for the towns of Kelseyville and Finley. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
A helicopter carries water to drop on an advancing wildfire Monday, July 30, 2018, in Finley, Calif. Northern California fire officials have added residents of two towns near Clear Lake to the list of those ordered to evacuate. The notice was issued Monday for the towns of Kelseyville and Finley. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
A helicopter carries water to drop on an advancing wildfire Monday, July 30, 2018, in Finley, Calif. Northern California fire officials have added residents of two towns near Clear Lake to the list of those ordered to evacuate. The notice was issued Monday for the towns of Kelseyville and Finley. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
A firefighter battles the River Fire as it tears through Lakeport, Calif., on Monday, July 30, 2018. A pair of wildfires that prompted evacuation orders for thousands of people are barreling toward small lake towns in Northern California. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
A firefighter battles the River Fire as it tears through Lakeport, Calif., on Monday, July 30, 2018. A pair of wildfires that prompted evacuation orders for thousands of people are barreling toward small lake towns in Northern California. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
A firefighter monitors a burning outbuilding to ensure flames don't spread as the River Fire burns in Lakeport, Calif., on Monday, July 30, 2018. A pair of wildfires that prompted evacuation orders for nearly 20,000 people barreled Monday toward small lake towns in Northern California, and authorities faced questions about how quickly they warned residents about the wildfires. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
A firefighter monitors a burning outbuilding to ensure flames don't spread as the River Fire burns in Lakeport, Calif., on Monday, July 30, 2018. A pair of wildfires that prompted evacuation orders for nearly 20,000 people barreled Monday toward small lake towns in Northern California, and authorities faced questions about how quickly they warned residents about the wildfires. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
Firefighters monitor a burning outbuilding to ensure flames don't spread as the River Fire burns in Lakeport, Calif., on Monday, July 30, 2018. A pair of wildfires that prompted evacuation orders for nearly 20,000 people barreled Monday toward small lake towns in Northern California, and authorities faced questions about how quickly they warned residents about the wildfires. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
Firefighters monitor a burning outbuilding to ensure flames don't spread as the River Fire burns in Lakeport, Calif., on Monday, July 30, 2018. A pair of wildfires that prompted evacuation orders for nearly 20,000 people barreled Monday toward small lake towns in Northern California, and authorities faced questions about how quickly they warned residents about the wildfires. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
A plane drops retardant over a property threatened by a wildfire, Monday, July 30, 2018, in Lakeport, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
A plane drops retardant over a property threatened by a wildfire, Monday, July 30, 2018, in Lakeport, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
A firefighter runs away from a burning structure, Monday, July 30, 2018, in Finley, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
A firefighter runs away from a burning structure, Monday, July 30, 2018, in Finley, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
County Heights resident Kenny Campbell returns home after his neighbor was given the clear sign during the Carr Fire on Monday, July 30, 2018, in Redding, Calif. The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection said people can return to several neighborhoods in western Redding as of Monday morning. (Paul Kitagaki Jr./The Sacramento Bee via AP)
County Heights resident Kenny Campbell returns home after his neighbor was given the clear sign during the Carr Fire on Monday, July 30, 2018, in Redding, Calif. The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection said people can return to several neighborhoods in western Redding as of Monday morning. (Paul Kitagaki Jr./The Sacramento Bee via AP)
Fire Marshall Craig Wittner adjusts a plastic fire hat to returning resident Cayden Campbell, 6, during the Carr Fire on Monday, July 30, 2018, in Redding, Calif. Some evacuations orders have been lifted around a Northern California wildfire area near the city of Redding. The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection said people can return to several neighborhoods in western Redding as of Monday morning. (Paul Kitagaki Jr./The Sacramento Bee via AP)
Fire Marshall Craig Wittner adjusts a plastic fire hat to returning resident Cayden Campbell, 6, during the Carr Fire on Monday, July 30, 2018, in Redding, Calif. Some evacuations orders have been lifted around a Northern California wildfire area near the city of Redding. The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection said people can return to several neighborhoods in western Redding as of Monday morning. (Paul Kitagaki Jr./The Sacramento Bee via AP)
Firefighter Wyatt Belden from Gold Ridge Fire Protection in Sonoma County, monitors a fire burning off Keck Road, just west of Lakeport, Calif., on Monday, July 30, 2018. (Jose Luis Villegas/The Sacramento Bee via AP)
Firefighter Wyatt Belden from Gold Ridge Fire Protection in Sonoma County, monitors a fire burning off Keck Road, just west of Lakeport, Calif., on Monday, July 30, 2018. (Jose Luis Villegas/The Sacramento Bee via AP)