Photos from the Rye Fire

By Austin Dave

Last update: 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
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Photos from the Rye Fire

The Rye Fire burns along the east side of Interstate 5 on Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017. 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

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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.

  • Cir Ago

    Hey Signal, excellent coverage of the Rye fire. Good job.