California's marijuana farms have taken a hit from the flames as fires continue to spread throughout Northern California.
We can minimize the damage through science, says one expert.
As the California wildfires elude containment, evacuations are increasing and scorched homes and land remain.
This summer is the third-worst wildfire season in the past decade.
Firefighters said they were battling an "aggressive" blaze.
Wildfire is 68 percent contained with 7,000 still away from home.
Soberanes Fire has already burned through 38,000 acres of land in and around the Los Padres National Forest.
Erskine fire has killed at least two people and forced thousands to evacuate.
High temperatures and dry weather is causing a series of blazes in western and southwestern states.
Researchers used laser-imaging technology mounted to a plane to map the tree health of California's forests and found things may soon get a lot worse.
Four firefighters injured; thousands have had to evacuate their homes.
A rapidly spreading wildfire roared for a third day in the Sierras, threatening mountain communities near Sacramento.