Firefighters check for hotspots while battling the King Fire near Fresh Pond, California September 17, 2014. Fire crews in California's rugged Sierra Nevada battled to gain the upper hand on Wednesday... more 
Firefighters check for hotspots while battling the King Fire near Fresh Pond, California September 17, 2014. Fire crews in California's rugged Sierra Nevada battled to gain the upper hand on Wednesday against a blaze that threatened at least 2,000 homes and has displaced hundreds of residents as flames roared for a fifth day through dry timber and brush west of Lake Tahoe. REUTERS/Noah Berger (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT) less 
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Thu, Sep 18, 2014 1:11 AM EDT