Slideshow: California wildfires are seen from International Space Station

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(Meredith) – The wildfires in Southern California are leaving destruction and disaster in their wake.

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On the ground, emergency responders are scrambling to get the flames under control and save as many lives as possible.

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Up in the sky, astronauts on the International Space Station took photos of the devastating event, sharing them with the world.

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