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Seen in a long exposure photograph, embers light up a hillside behind the Bidwell Bar Bridge as the Bear Fire burns in Oroville, Calif.

Seen in a long exposure photograph, embers light up a hillside behind the Bidwell Bar Bridge as the Bear Fire burns in Oroville, Calif.

Seen in a long exposure photograph, embers light up a hillside behind the Bidwell Bar Bridge as the Bear Fire burns in Oroville, Calif., on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020. The blaze, part of the lightning-sparked North Complex, expanded at a critical rate of spread as winds buffeted the region. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)