MARIPOSA COUNTY, Calif. (KTXL) — For those not in the line of a wildfire it can be difficult to imagine the events that firefighters, evacuees, law enforcement and aid workers experience.

These 10 photos from the Oak Fire provide some insight into what these people encounter as fire crews try to contain what is now the largest wildfire in the state this year.

Courtesy of the El Dorado Hills Fire Department
Courtesy of the Yocha Dehe Fire Department
Courtesy of the Denair Fire Department
Courtesy of Alekz Londos
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Courtesy of the International Space Station
Courtesy of the Clovis Police Department
Courtesy of the American Red Cross
Courtesy of the American Red Cross
Courtesy of Alekz Londos