A California fire crew works to hold the northern head of a wildfire along the Appalachian Trail at Deep Gap, north of Tate City and the North Carolina border on Tuesday. Firefighters have made progress in battling many of the large wildfires burning in the Southeast, but several blazes continue to creep into new areas â and investigators say more fires are being lit each day by suspected arsonists.
A California fire crew works to hold the northern head of a wildfire along the Appalachian Trail at Deep Gap, north of Tate City and the North Carolina border on Tuesday. Firefighters have made progress in battling many of the large wildfires burning in the Southeast, but several blazes continue to creep into new areas â and investigators say more fires are being lit each day by suspected arsonists. Curtis Compton AP
A California fire crew works to hold the northern head of a wildfire along the Appalachian Trail at Deep Gap, north of Tate City and the North Carolina border on Tuesday. Firefighters have made progress in battling many of the large wildfires burning in the Southeast, but several blazes continue to creep into new areas â and investigators say more fires are being lit each day by suspected arsonists. Curtis Compton AP

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