On the frontlines of the West Coast wildfires
A firefighter looks on while defending the Mount Wilson Observatory in the Angeles National Forest during the more
Firefighter Jake Henschen of Las Vegas protects a fire line next to a firing operation near the Obenchain Firemore
Elizabeth Wright of the U.S. Forest Service watches a helicopter as it makes a water drop in the Angeles Natiomore
A firefighter carries hoses during the Elkhorn Fire near Red Bluff, California, August 29, 2020. Matthewmore
Firefighters walk in line in the Angeles National Forest during the Bobcat Fire in Los Angeles, California, Semore
Nicole West, part of the Hillbilly Brigade of some 1,200 men and women who spontaneously came together to fighmore
A firefighter walks along a hillside covered with flame retardant during the Elkhorn Fire near Red Bluff, Calimore
Johnny Islas, a firefighter from Las Vegas, monitors embers from a firing operation near the Obenchain Fire inmore
A member of a search and rescue team from Salt Lake City, including a canine named Kya, look for victims throumore
A firefighter takes a rest during works to extinguish a fire in Alpine, California, September 6, 2020. Steve Rmore
Butte County Cal Fire hand crew members clear brush in the path of a fire near Lake Oroville, California, Septmore
Chula Vista firefighter Rudy Diaz monitors the LNU Lightning Complex Fire as it engulfs brush in Lake County, more
A member of the San Diego Humane Society's Emergency Response Team rescues a kid at Wisecarver Lane, Jamul, ammore
Two Cal OES mutual aid strike team firefighters rest on a deck during their 72-hour shift battling the Creek Fmore
Matt Meyers, part of the Hillbilly Brigade of some 1,200 men and women who spontaneously came together to fighmore
Firefighters rest while defending the Mount Wilson observatory during the Bobcat Fire in Los Angeles, Californmore
Firefighters view a map during the Elkhorn Fire near Red Bluff, California, August 29, 2020. Matthew McFmore
Dave Broome, who is among a group of friends who call themselves "Rescue One", douses water on a structure durmore
A hotshots crew walks back after working on a fire line near Mount Wilson Observatory while battling the Bobcamore
Ventura County firefighter Tommy Minadeo mops up the LNU Lightning Complex Fire in Pope Valley, California, Aumore
A firefighter drinks water in the Angeles National Forest during the Bobcat Fire in Los Angeles, California, Smore
A search and rescue team, including a canine, from Salt Lake City, Utah, look for victims through gutted homesmore
Firefighters battle a wildfire near a structure while defending the Mount Wilson observatory during the Bobcatmore
Terry Price, a member of the Hillbilly Brigade, a group of some 1,200 men and women who spontaneously came togmore
Firefighters from Mexico and Honduras cut and move branches in the Fremont National Forest while prepping the more
Members of the Hillbilly Brigade, a group of some 1,200 men and women who spontaneously came together to fightmore
A firefighter walks down a road in the aftermath of the Riverside fire that ravaged Clackamas County in Estacamore
Firefighters work to extinguish the Bobcat Fire after an evacuation was ordered for the residents of Arcadia, more
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