Photos: Glass-Fire ravages world famous Napa Valley wineries

California’s record breaking fire season has now spread to the world famous Napa Valley wineries, where atleast a dozen wineries and vineyards burned down. The so-called Glass Fire has consumed almost 50,000 acres (20,200 hectares) of land after having erupted this week. Nearly 2,000 firefighters were deployed by September 30, but reportedly only two percent of the fire has been contained so far. According to the state officials, climate change induced droughts in the region have catalyzed the fires by creating ideal conditions for wildfires to spread uncontrollably.

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Remains of guest houses are seen at Calistoga Ranch after being engulfed by the Glass Fire in Napa Valley on September 30. According to an AFP report, at least a dozen wineries and vineyards have been engulfed by the Glass Fire which broke out earlier this week. (Samuel Corum / AFP)

Remains of guest houses are seen at Calistoga Ranch after being engulfed by the Glass Fire in Napa Valley on September 30. According to an AFP report, at least a dozen wineries and vineyards have been engulfed by the Glass Fire which broke out earlier this week. (Samuel Corum / AFP)

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Fire Fighters scrape a fire line with hand tools as the Glass Fire continues to burn in Napa Valley on September 29, 2020. The state officials deployed nearly 2,000 firefighters in the area by September 30 but reportedly only two percent of the fire has been contained so far. (Samuel Corum / AFP)

Fire Fighters scrape a fire line with hand tools as the Glass Fire continues to burn in Napa Valley on September 29, 2020. The state officials deployed nearly 2,000 firefighters in the area by September 30 but reportedly only two percent of the fire has been contained so far. (Samuel Corum / AFP)

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A sign welcoming visitors to Napa Valley is seen as smoke hangs in the air at Napa Valley on September 28. According to Reuters, tens of thousands of people have been forced to evacuate, including nearly all 5,300 residents of Calistoga - a resort town known for its hot springs and mud baths. Four people have also fell victim to the fire. (Philip Pacheco / Bloomberg)

A sign welcoming visitors to Napa Valley is seen as smoke hangs in the air at Napa Valley on September 28. According to Reuters, tens of thousands of people have been forced to evacuate, including nearly all 5,300 residents of Calistoga - a resort town known for its hot springs and mud baths. Four people have also fell victim to the fire. (Philip Pacheco / Bloomberg)

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The rubble that was once the main building at Calistoga Ranch is pictured after the Glass Fire passed through Napa Valley on September 30. Calistoga Ranch, a winery inspired by a 13th century Tuscan castle was also entirely consumed by the fire. A Reuters photographer present on site said that the evacuation left Calistoga looking like a ghost town. (Samuel Corum / AFP)

The rubble that was once the main building at Calistoga Ranch is pictured after the Glass Fire passed through Napa Valley on September 30. Calistoga Ranch, a winery inspired by a 13th century Tuscan castle was also entirely consumed by the fire. A Reuters photographer present on site said that the evacuation left Calistoga looking like a ghost town. (Samuel Corum / AFP)

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Charred bottles are seen in the remains of a warehouse at Castello di Amorosa winery in Napa Valley on September 29. (Samuel Corum / AFP)

Charred bottles are seen in the remains of a warehouse at Castello di Amorosa winery in Napa Valley on September 29. (Samuel Corum / AFP)

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Broken serving glasses are seen in the remains of a farm house at Castello di Amorosa winery in Napa Valley on September 29 . (Samuel Corum / AFP)

Broken serving glasses are seen in the remains of a farm house at Castello di Amorosa winery in Napa Valley on September 29 . (Samuel Corum / AFP)

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Charred bottles are seen in the remains of a warehouse at Castello di Amorosa winery in Napa Valley on September 29. According to the state officials, climate change induced droughts in California have catalysed the fire by creating ideal dry conditions for it to spread uncontrollably. (Samuel Corum / AFP)

Charred bottles are seen in the remains of a warehouse at Castello di Amorosa winery in Napa Valley on September 29. According to the state officials, climate change induced droughts in California have catalysed the fire by creating ideal dry conditions for it to spread uncontrollably. (Samuel Corum / AFP)

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Smoke from the Glass Fire hangs heavy over a vineyard in Napa Valley on September 30. Disagreeing with the state officials, President Donald Trump during his first presidential debate address said that all fires in California would have been controlled if the “dead trees were cleaned by the forest management.” (Samuel Corum / AFP)

Smoke from the Glass Fire hangs heavy over a vineyard in Napa Valley on September 30. Disagreeing with the state officials, President Donald Trump during his first presidential debate address said that all fires in California would have been controlled if the “dead trees were cleaned by the forest management.” (Samuel Corum / AFP)

UPDATED ON OCT 01, 2020 06:36 PM IST
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