WHAT REMAINS

Photos: See the scorched earth from Los Angeles’s largest wildfire ever

Los Angeles saw some of its worst wildfires in years over the US Labor Day weekend. The La Tuna Canyon wildfire scorched more than 7,000 acres. As of Tuesday (Sept. 5) morning, it is mostly contained, after some cooler, wetter weather.

Local authorities warn that increasing winds might fuel a resurgence. Mayor Erik Garcetti tweeted on Saturday that the La Tuna fire is the largest in the city’s history.

As many as 19 large wildfires have been burning across California, reports USA Today.

Firefighters evaluate hot spots near houses in Sun Valley during the La Tuna Canyon fire in Los Angeles, California
Firefighters evaluate hot spots near houses in Sun Valley during the La Tuna Canyon fire in Los Angeles on Sept. 3. (Reuters/Kyle Grillot)
A fire helicopter flies over a charred hillside during the La Tuna Canyon fire over Burbank, California
A fire helicopter flies over a charred hillside during the La Tuna Canyon fire near Burbank on Sept. 3. (Reuters/Kyle Grillot)
Western Wildfires
The charred remains of a home are seen on Sept. 4 in the Sunland-Tujunga section of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)
La Tuna Fire
A house destroyed by the La Tuna Canyon Fire in Sunland, Calif. on Sept. 3. (EPA-EFE/Mike Nelson)
The La Tuna Canyon fire continues over Burbank, California
The La Tuna Canyon fire burning over Burbank on Sept. 3. (Reuters/Kyle Grillot)
Water falls on firefighters as they evaluate a hillside during the La Tuna Canyon fire over Burbank, California
Water falls on firefighters as they evaluate a hillside during the La Tuna Canyon fire on Sept. 3. (Reuters/Kyle Grillot)
La Tuna Fire
Deer flee the La Tuna Fire at a golf course in Burbank on Sept. 3. (EPA-EFE/Mike Nelson)
Western Wilfires
Firefighters douse hot spots from a brush fire on a hillside near Interstate 210 on Sept. 4. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)
Bush fire jumps Freeway, causes evacuation of 200 homes
A Los Angeles Fire Department photo shows units on scene responding along La Tuna Canyon Road on Sept. 2. (LAFD/Jeremy Oberstein) (EPA-EFE/Jeremy Oberstein/Los Angeles Fire Department/Handout)
APTOPIX Western Wilfires
A fire engine drives past a burned area on Sept. 4 in the Sunland-Tujunga section of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu) (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)
LaTuna fire burns near Los Angeles, California
A rain shower drops precipitation on firefighters monitoring the LaTuna fire burning alongside the 210 freeway in Sunland, California, on Sept. 2. (EPA-EFE/Paul Buck)
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