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May 2014 Wildfires

Scenes from the wildfires that burned across San Diego County during May 2014.

The Bernardo Fire spread in northern parts of the city of San Diego on Tuesday, May 13, 2014. The region's wildfires prompted the city of San Diego to activate its Emergency Operations Centers, which are overseen by the city's Office of Homeland Security.

The Bernardo Fire spread in northern parts of the city of San Diego on Tuesday, May 13, 2014. The region's wildfires prompted the city of San Diego to activate its Emergency Operations Centers, which are overseen by the city's Office of Homeland Security.

Credit: 10 News

The Poinsettia fire, fueled by strong Santa Ana winds and extreme drought conditions, burns through a neighborhood in Carlsbad, May 2014.

The Poinsettia fire, fueled by strong Santa Ana winds and extreme drought conditions, burns through a neighborhood in Carlsbad, May 2014.

Credit: City of Carlsbad

A firefighter puts water on a house fence in Carlsbad, California, May 14, 2014.

A firefighter puts water on a house fence in Carlsbad, California, May 14, 2014.

Credit: Associated Press

U.S. Marines and fire crews at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton battle wildfires at night, May 14, 2014.

U.S. Marines and fire crews at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton battle wildfires at night, May 14, 2014.

Credit: United States Marine Corps

A helicopter drops retardants while battling the Cocos fire in the San Marcos area, May 15, 2014.

A helicopter drops retardants while battling the Cocos fire in the San Marcos area, May 15, 2014.

Credit: Lenny Ignelzi/Associated Press

Smoke from the Pulgas Fire is seen from Oceanside, May 16, 2014.

Smoke from the Pulgas Fire is seen from Oceanside, May 16, 2014.

Photo by Alison St John

A baseball player walks to the outfield at Del Norte High School as the Bernardo Fire rages in the background. May 13, 2014.

A baseball player walks to the outfield at Del Norte High School as the Bernardo Fire rages in the background. May 13, 2014.

Photo by Brooke Binkowski