Fast-moving and Ferocious

A resident gestures towards a burning home as the Erskine Fire burns near Weldon, California, U.S.

Publish Date 25 Jun 2016

A fast-moving and ferocious wildfire in central California destroys at least 100 homes as crews scramble to keep the so-called Erskine Fire from spreading.
A deadly wildfire that roared through dry brush and trees in the mountains of central California gave residents little time to flee as flames burned dozens of homes to the ground, propane tanks exploded, and smoke obscured the path to safety.