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PHOTOS: California wildfires from the International Space Station Close Gallery

PHOTOS: California wildfires from the International Space Station

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    The largest and most destructive wildfire in Southern California has grown to 140 square miles and fire officials say the worst may be yet to come. (Photo Credit: Randy Bresnik, NASA Astronaut) 

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    The 90,000-acre fire burning in Ventura County northwest of Los Angeles has swept through ridges and canyons to the sea and Santa Ana winds that drove it are expected to return with a vengeance overnight. (Photo Credit: Randy Bresnik, NASA Astronaut)

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    State fire director Ken Pimlott says winds that eased in the afternoon could return with gusts up to 80 mph Thursday that would make it impossible to fight the fire. (Photo Credit: Randy Bresnik, NASA Astronaut)

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    Nearly 1,800 firefighters and a fleet of aircraft are fighting the flames but the blaze is only 5 percent contained and an estimated 12,000 buildings are in danger. (Photo Credit: Randy Bresnik, NASA Astronaut)

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    At 1:25 p.m. Wednesday, the University of California, Los Angeles, canceled classes for the rest of the day due to difficult traffic problems stemming from a wildfire. (Photo Credit: Randy Bresnik, NASA Astronaut)

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    President Donald Trump said his thoughts and prayers "are with everyone" in the path of California's latest wildfires. (Photo Credit: Randy Bresnik, NASA Astronaut)

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