Teams check destruction from Northern California forest fire

Flames consume a house near Old Oregon Trail as the Fawn Fire burns north of Redding in Shasta County, Calif., on Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021.
1of18Flames consume a house near Old Oregon Trail as the Fawn Fire burns north of Redding in Shasta County, Calif., on Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021.Ethan Swope/AP
Firefighter Ron Burias battles the Fawn Fire as it spreads north of Redding, Calif. in Shasta County, on Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021.
2of18Firefighter Ron Burias battles the Fawn Fire as it spreads north of Redding, Calif. in Shasta County, on Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021.Ethan Swope/AP
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An inmate firefighter from the Trinity River Conservation Camp uses a drip torch to slow the Fawn Fire burning north of Redding, Calif. in Shasta County, on Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021.
4of18An inmate firefighter from the Trinity River Conservation Camp uses a drip torch to slow the Fawn Fire burning north of Redding, Calif. in Shasta County, on Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021.Ethan Swope/AP
A helicopter drops water on the Fawn Fire burning north of Redding in Shasta County, Calif., on Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021.
5of18A helicopter drops water on the Fawn Fire burning north of Redding in Shasta County, Calif., on Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021.Ethan Swope/AP
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An inmate firefighter from the Trinity River Conservation Camp uses a drip torch to slow the Fawn Fire burning north of Redding, Calif. in Shasta County, on Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021.
7of18An inmate firefighter from the Trinity River Conservation Camp uses a drip torch to slow the Fawn Fire burning north of Redding, Calif. in Shasta County, on Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021.Ethan Swope/AP
Inmate firefighter Ryan Messing from the Trinity River Conservation Camp watches as flames from the Fawn Fire spread north of Redding, Calif. in Shasta County, on Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021.
8of18Inmate firefighter Ryan Messing from the Trinity River Conservation Camp watches as flames from the Fawn Fire spread north of Redding, Calif. in Shasta County, on Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021.Ethan Swope/AP
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Flames consume a house near Old Oregon Trail as the Fawn Fire burns north of Redding in Shasta County, Calif., on Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021.
10of18Flames consume a house near Old Oregon Trail as the Fawn Fire burns north of Redding in Shasta County, Calif., on Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021.Ethan Swope/AP
Firefighter Ron Burias battles the Fawn Fire as it spreads north of Redding, Calif. in Shasta County, on Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021.
11of18Firefighter Ron Burias battles the Fawn Fire as it spreads north of Redding, Calif. in Shasta County, on Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021.Ethan Swope/AP
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An inmate firefighter clears brush while battling the Fawn Fire burning north of Redding in Shasta County, Calif., on Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021.
13of18An inmate firefighter clears brush while battling the Fawn Fire burning north of Redding in Shasta County, Calif., on Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021.Ethan Swope/AP
Inmate firefighters clear brush while battling the Fawn Fire burning north of Redding in Shasta County, Calif., on Thursday, Sep. 23, 2021.
14of18Inmate firefighters clear brush while battling the Fawn Fire burning north of Redding in Shasta County, Calif., on Thursday, Sep. 23, 2021.Ethan Swope/AP
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Flames consume a house near Old Oregon Trail as the Fawn Fire burns about 10 miles north of Redding in Shasta County, Calif., on Thursday, Sep. 23, 2021.
16of18Flames consume a house near Old Oregon Trail as the Fawn Fire burns about 10 miles north of Redding in Shasta County, Calif., on Thursday, Sep. 23, 2021.Ethan Swope/AP
In this photo provided by Mike McMillan, firefighters battle the Windy Fire near Johnsondale, Calif., on Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021. The Windy Fire has burned through nearly 57 square miles (148 square kilometers) on the Tule River Indian Reservation and in Sequoia National Forest, including Giant Sequoia National Monument. Ignited by lightning on Sept. 9, the Windy Fire has forced evacuation of of small forest communities but no privately owned structures had burned as of Thursday morning. (Mike McMillan via AP)
17of18In this photo provided by Mike McMillan, firefighters battle the Windy Fire near Johnsondale, Calif., on Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021. The Windy Fire has burned through nearly 57 square miles (148 square kilometers) on the Tule River Indian Reservation and in Sequoia National Forest, including Giant Sequoia National Monument. Ignited by lightning on Sept. 9, the Windy Fire has forced evacuation of of small forest communities but no privately owned structures had burned as of Thursday morning. (Mike McMillan via AP)Mike McMillan/AP
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REDDING, Calif. (AP) — Damage assessment teams went out Saturday to determine how many buildings have burned in a forest fire that has displaced thousands of residents in Northern California.

Firefighters working in steep, drought-stricken terrain hope calmer weather over the next few days will help as they battle the Fawn Fire north of the city of Redding.

“We’ve gotten fortunate in the last day or so,” fire spokesman Scott Ross said. “The winds have kind of lessened, and we’re able to get in there and get a lot of work done.”

Temperatures also were dropping, with rain expected to start Monday, officials said.

Initial assessments found that at least 100 homes and other buildings had burned, officials said. But that number was likely to change as teams go street by street surveying the destruction in the Mountain Gate area. It wasn’t immediately known when the damage assessment would be completed.

At least 9,000 structures still were threatened, Ross said.

Authorities have arrested a 30-year-old woman on suspicion of starting the blaze that erupted Wednesday and grew explosively in hot and gusty weather in the region about 200 miles (322 kilometers) northeast of San Francisco.

Alexandra Souverneva was charged Friday with felony arson to wildland with an enhancement because of a declared state of emergency in California, Shasta County District Attorney Stephanie Bridgett said.

The Palo Alto woman also is being investigated to see if she’s started other fires in Shasta County and throughout the state, Bridgett said. It wasn’t immediately known if she has an attorney who could speak on her behalf.

The Fawn Fire has charred nearly 12 square miles (31 square kilometers) of heavy timber and was 10% contained, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection.

Nearly 2,000 residents were under mandatory evacuation orders and an additional 7,400 were warned to be ready to leave if necessary, the California Highway Patrol said.

It’s the latest destructive blaze to send Californians fleeing this year. Fires have burned more than 3,600 square miles (9,324 square kilometers) so far in 2021, destroying more than 3,200 homes, commercial properties and other structures.

Those fires include a pair of big forest blazes that have been burning for more than two weeks in the heart of giant sequoia country on the western slope of the Sierra Nevada. More than 1,700 firefighters battled the KNP Complex Fires, which covered nearly 66 square miles (171 square kilometers) by Saturday.

Nearby, the Windy Fire grew significantly Friday, prompting new evacuations for rural communities. The blaze ignited by lightning on Sept. 9 has scorched 111 square miles (287 square kilometers) of trees and brush on the Tule River Indian Reservation and in Sequoia National Forest. It was just 5% contained Saturday.

A historic drought in the American West tied to climate change is making wildfires harder to fight. It has killed millions of trees in California alone. Scientists say climate change has made the West much warmer and drier in the past 30 years and will continue to make weather more extreme and wildfires more frequent and destructive.

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