PHOTOS: ABC7 News reporters at the Valley Fire

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Sunday, September 20, 2015
Sad homecoming for many evacuees returning to find their homes in ashes in Middletown, Calif., on Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015.
Hwy 29 checkpoint for residents returning to Middletown, Calif., on their way home on Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015.
Free haircuts are available at the Napa County Fairgrounds for those still not able to go home on Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015.
Bikes burned by the Valley Fire in Middletown, Calif., on Friday, September 18, 2015.
Wreckage caused by the Valley Fire to Middletown High School photographed on Friday, September 18, 2015, in Middletown, Calif.
Victims of the Valley Fire are served breakfast at the Napa County Fairgrounds in Calistoga, Calif. on Thursday, September 17, 2015.
Victims of the Valley Fire are served breakfast at the Napa County Fairgrounds in Calistoga, Calif. on Thursday, September 17, 2015.
Victims of the Valley Fire line up for breakfast at the Napa County Fairgrounds in Calistoga, Calif. on Thursday, September 17, 2015.
A home that was completely destroyed by the Valley Fire is seen in this image on September 16, 2015.
A car burned by the Valley Fire is seen at Gifford Springs at Mapes in this image on September 16, 2015.
One of the few homes that survived the Valley Fire at Gifford Springs and Mapes is seen in this photo on September 16, 2015.
The Top of Pine Court and Pine Summit Road where many homes burned is seen in this image on September 16, 2015.
Valley Fire evacuees show their gratitude for volunteers at the Napa County Fairgrounds in Calistoga, Calif. on Tuesday, September 15, 2015.
Bags of snacks were distributed for Valley Fire evacuees at the Napa County Fairgrounds in Calistoga, Calif. on Tuesday, September 15, 2015.
Volunteers cook food for evacuees at the Napa County Fairgrounds in Calistoga, Calif. on Tuesday, September 15, 2015.
A message board was set up at the Napa County Fairgrounds in Calistoga, Calif. on Tuesday, September 15, 2015 to help evacuees recover or take care of their pets.
Children play near evacuee tents set up at the Napa County Fairgrounds in Calistoga, Calif. on Tuesday, September 15, 2015.
A Valley Fire evacuee sleeps outside a tent pitched at the Napa County Fairgrounds on Tuesday, September 15, 2015.
This is just one piece of damaged infrastructure in the wake of the Valley Fire on Tuesday, September 15, 2015.
Hoberg's Resort burned in the first hours not far from where the Valley Fire started on Saturday, September 12, 2015.
A Cobb, Calif. man who lost home found one thing on Tuesday, September 15, 2015 -- a page from his grandmother's bible. It's David & Goliath.
Bales of hay are brought in for horses on Tuesday, September 15, 2015 in Middletown, Calif. after the Valley Fire caused the evacuation of their owners.
The animals are OK at Herbert Ander's ranch near Hidden Lakes, Calif. on Tuesday, September 15, 2015.
This is one of the many houses saved by retardant drops in Cobb, Calif. from the Valley Fire on Tuesday, September 15, 2015.
A Cobb, Calif. evacuee says this house was spared from the Valley Fire on Sunday, September 13, 2015, but her truck and garage are gone.
A Cobb, Calif., evacuee says her house was spared, but her truck and garage were destroyed by the Valley Fire that began on Saturday, September 12, 2015.
A Cobb, Calif., evacuee says her house was spared, but her truck and garage were destroyed by the Valley Fire that began on Saturday, September 12, 2015.
Firefighters assigned to the Valley Fire work to put out hot spots in Middletown, Calif., on Tuesday, September 15, 2015.
Bacon, sausage and potatoes are being cooked up for breakfast for the evacuees at the Napa County Fairgrounds in Calistoga, Calif. on Tuesday, September 15, 2015.
Rain is helping the fire fighters battling the Valley Fire at the Napa County Fairgrounds in Calistoga, Calif. on Tuesday, September 15, 2015.
Animal services providing food, medicine & even toys for animal evacuees at Napa County Fairgrounds in Calistoga, Calif., on Tuesday, September 15, 2015.
Animal services providing food, medicine & even toys for animal evacuees at Napa County Fairgrounds in Calistoga, Calif., on Tuesday, September 15, 2015.
Animal services providing food, medicine & even toys for animal evacuees at Napa County Fairgrounds in Calistoga, Calif., on Tuesday, September 15, 2015.
More than a thousand evacuees are at the Napa County Fairgrounds in Calistoga, Calif.,  because of the Valley Fire on Tuesday, September 15, 2015.
More than a thousand evacuees are at the Napa County Fairgrounds in Calistoga, Calif.,  because of the Valley Fire on Tuesday, September 15, 2015.
A burned bicycle sits across from Anderson Springs on Highway 175 on Monday, September 14, 2015 after the Valley Fire ripped through the area.
After the Valley Fire ripped through the area, this is what hundreds of residents will find when they return home in Anderson Springs, Calif. on Monday, September 14, 2015.
Shells are all that remain of cars in Anderson Springs, Calif. on Monday, September 14, 2015 after the Valley Fire ripped through the area.
Only the shells of cars remain in Anderson Springs, Calif. on Monday, September 14, 2015 after the Valley Fire ripped through the area,
Power poles are burned through and lines are ready to fall in Anderson Springs, Calif. on Monday, September 14, 2015 after the Valley Fire ripped through the rea.
There's dangerous treading in Anderson Springs, Calif. on Monday, September 14, 2015 after the Valley Fire ripped through the area.
This was one of the few things left among the charred remains of a house in Anderson Springs, Calif. on Monday, September 14, 2015.
ABC7 News made contact with the owner of these animals in Hidden Valley Lake, Calif. on Monday, September 14, 2015. She's happy to learn they are okay.
Hidden Valley Lake isn't in imminent fire threat, but there's still danger from fire damage on Monday, September 14, 2015.
Highway 175 through Middletown, Calif. was blocked by PG&E crews on Monday, September 14, 2015.
Highway 175 headed through Middletown, Calif. was blocked by PG&E crews on Monday, September 14, 2015.
Highway 175 in MIddletown, Calif. was blocked by PG&E crews on Monday, September 14, 2015.
Pets were not allowed inside Red Cross Shelter, so owners got food and supplies for their dog at Napa fairgrounds on Sunday, September 13, 2015.
A home was destroyed by the Valley Fire in Middletown, Calif. on Sunday, September 13, 2015.
This charred archway is all that's left of a Middletown, Calif. home after the Valley Fire ripped through it on Sunday, September 13, 2015.
This photo is from the latest firefight near Middletown Rancheria, Highway 29 on Monday, September 14, 2015.
This brass doorknocker was  the only thing left from Shirley Leuzinger's home, burned in Middletown, Calif. on Sunday, September 13, 2015.
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Sad homecoming for many evacuees returning to find their homes in ashes in Middletown, Calif., on Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015.
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The Valley Fire that started burning in Lake County and Napa County on Saturday, September 12, 2015 has forced more than 17,000 people to evacuate and has destroyed hundreds of homes. Here are photos that ABC7 News reporters and photographers have taken while covering this disaster.

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PHOTOS: Crews battle massive Valley Fire