Photos from the Rye Fire
The Rye Fire burns along the east side of Interstate 5, one of several major fires that recently ravaged Southern California. Austin Dave/The Signal
By Austin Dave
Tuesday, December 5th, 2017
A firefighter works to coordinate response as flames move closer to the Travel Village RV Park in Valencia during the Rye Fire on Dec. 5, 2017. Austin Dave/The Signal
A sheriff’s deputy feverishly works to evacuate a woman left behind as flames move closer to the Travel Village RV Park in Valencia during the Rye Fire on Dec. 5, 2017. Austin Dave/The Signal
Sheriff’s deputies work to coordinate an evacation of students near West Ranch High School in Stevenson Ranch during the Rye Fire on Dec. 5, 2017. Austin Dave/The Signal
Sheriff’s deputies escort a convoy of buses during the evacation of students near West Ranch High School in Stevenson Ranch during the Rye Fire on Dec. 5, 2017. Austin Dave/The Signal
Sheriff’s deputies work to coordinate an evacation of students near West Ranch High School in Stevenson Ranch during the Rye Fire on Dec. 5, 2017. Austin Dave/The Signal
A firefighter works to pull hoseline off the side of reserve engine 5134 near Westinghouse Place and Avenue Stanford during the Rye Fire on Dec. 5, 2017. Austin Dave/The Signal
A firefighter works to pull hoseline off the side of reserve engine 5134 near Westinghouse Place and Avenue Stanford during the Rye Fire on Dec. 5, 2017. Austin Dave/The Signal
Flames consume vegetation in a parking lot near Westinghouse Place and Avenue Stanford during the Rye Fire on Dec. 5, 2017. Austin Dave/The Signal
A firefighters assesses the burn area near Westinghouse Place and Avenue Stanford during the Rye Fire on Dec. 5, 2017. Austin Dave/The Signal
Flames char vegetation outside a building near Westinghouse Place and Avenue Stanford during the Rye Fire on Dec. 5, 2017. Austin Dave/The Signal
A firefighter works to extinguish flames near Westinghouse Place and Avenue Stanford during the Rye Fire on Dec. 5, 2017. Austin Dave/The Signal
Firefighters work to hose down a building near Westinghouse Place and Avenue Stanford during the Rye Fire on Dec. 5, 2017. Austin Dave/The Signal
Firefighters work to extinguish flames near Westinghouse Place and Avenue Stanford during the Rye Fire on Dec. 5, 2017. Austin Dave/The Signal
A battalion fire chief works to coordinate response as flames move closer to the Travel Village RV Park in Valencia during the Rye Fire on Dec. 5, 2017. Austin Dave/The Signal
Firefighters work to pull hoseline off the side of reserve engine 5134 near Westinghouse Place and Avenue Stanford during the Rye Fire on Dec. 5, 2017. Austin Dave/The Signal
A super scooper works to extinguish the Rye Fire in Santa Clarita on Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017. Nikolas Samuels/The Signal
A firefighter works to use a fire hydrant in Valencia on Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017. Nikolas Samuels/The Signal
Firefighters fight the Rye Fire as flames encroach upon Travel Village in Valencia on Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017. Nikolas Samuels/The Signal
A firefighter fights the Rye Fire as flames encroach upon Travel Village in Valencia on Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017. Nikolas Samuels/The Signal
Firefighters fight the Rye Fire as flames encroach upon Travel Village in Valencia on Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017. Nikolas Samuels/The Signal
A super scooper works to extinguish the Rye Fire in Santa Clarita on Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017. Nikolas Samuels/The Signal
A man covers his face and photographs the flames encroach upon his home at Travel Village in Valencia on Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017. Nikolas Samuels/The Signal
Tom Sahli watches flames encroach upon his home at Travel Village in Valencia on Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017. Nikolas Samuels/The Signal
Officials close The Old Road due to the encroaching Rye Fire in Valencia on Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017. Nikolas Samuels/The Signal

About the author

Austin Dave

Austin Dave

Austin Dave is an award-winning multimedia journalist. He heads The Signal's video news operations while reporting on the Santa Clarita Valley's most impacting topics.

Photos from the Rye Fire

The Rye Fire burns along the east side of Interstate 5, one of several major fires that recently ravaged Southern California. Austin Dave/The Signal
A firefighter works to coordinate response as flames move closer to the Travel Village RV Park in Valencia during the Rye Fire on Dec. 5, 2017. Austin Dave/The Signal
A sheriff’s deputy feverishly works to evacuate a woman left behind as flames move closer to the Travel Village RV Park in Valencia during the Rye Fire on Dec. 5, 2017. Austin Dave/The Signal
Sheriff’s deputies work to coordinate an evacation of students near West Ranch High School in Stevenson Ranch during the Rye Fire on Dec. 5, 2017. Austin Dave/The Signal
Sheriff’s deputies escort a convoy of buses during the evacation of students near West Ranch High School in Stevenson Ranch during the Rye Fire on Dec. 5, 2017. Austin Dave/The Signal
Sheriff’s deputies work to coordinate an evacation of students near West Ranch High School in Stevenson Ranch during the Rye Fire on Dec. 5, 2017. Austin Dave/The Signal
A firefighter works to pull hoseline off the side of reserve engine 5134 near Westinghouse Place and Avenue Stanford during the Rye Fire on Dec. 5, 2017. Austin Dave/The Signal
A firefighter works to pull hoseline off the side of reserve engine 5134 near Westinghouse Place and Avenue Stanford during the Rye Fire on Dec. 5, 2017. Austin Dave/The Signal
Flames consume vegetation in a parking lot near Westinghouse Place and Avenue Stanford during the Rye Fire on Dec. 5, 2017. Austin Dave/The Signal
A firefighters assesses the burn area near Westinghouse Place and Avenue Stanford during the Rye Fire on Dec. 5, 2017. Austin Dave/The Signal
Flames char vegetation outside a building near Westinghouse Place and Avenue Stanford during the Rye Fire on Dec. 5, 2017. Austin Dave/The Signal
A firefighter works to extinguish flames near Westinghouse Place and Avenue Stanford during the Rye Fire on Dec. 5, 2017. Austin Dave/The Signal
Firefighters work to hose down a building near Westinghouse Place and Avenue Stanford during the Rye Fire on Dec. 5, 2017. Austin Dave/The Signal
Firefighters work to extinguish flames near Westinghouse Place and Avenue Stanford during the Rye Fire on Dec. 5, 2017. Austin Dave/The Signal
A battalion fire chief works to coordinate response as flames move closer to the Travel Village RV Park in Valencia during the Rye Fire on Dec. 5, 2017. Austin Dave/The Signal
Firefighters work to pull hoseline off the side of reserve engine 5134 near Westinghouse Place and Avenue Stanford during the Rye Fire on Dec. 5, 2017. Austin Dave/The Signal
A super scooper works to extinguish the Rye Fire in Santa Clarita on Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017. Nikolas Samuels/The Signal
A firefighter works to use a fire hydrant in Valencia on Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017. Nikolas Samuels/The Signal
Firefighters fight the Rye Fire as flames encroach upon Travel Village in Valencia on Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017. Nikolas Samuels/The Signal
A firefighter fights the Rye Fire as flames encroach upon Travel Village in Valencia on Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017. Nikolas Samuels/The Signal
Firefighters fight the Rye Fire as flames encroach upon Travel Village in Valencia on Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017. Nikolas Samuels/The Signal
A super scooper works to extinguish the Rye Fire in Santa Clarita on Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017. Nikolas Samuels/The Signal
A man covers his face and photographs the flames encroach upon his home at Travel Village in Valencia on Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017. Nikolas Samuels/The Signal
Tom Sahli watches flames encroach upon his home at Travel Village in Valencia on Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017. Nikolas Samuels/The Signal
Officials close The Old Road due to the encroaching Rye Fire in Valencia on Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017. Nikolas Samuels/The Signal

About the author

Austin Dave

Austin Dave

Austin Dave is an award-winning multimedia journalist. He heads The Signal's video news operations while reporting on the Santa Clarita Valley's most impacting topics.