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How webcams are bringing us terrifyingly close to the Western wildfires

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Bay Area residents woke up Wednesday morning to see their world washed in tones of rusty sepia.

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Resembling the surface of Mars, or even the apocalyptic world of Bladerunner 2049, these striking photos are evidence of the havoc wildfires wreak on the west coast.