The CZU Lightning Complex Fire had reached 74,000 acres and was at 8 percent containment as of August 23, Cal Fire said.
Aerial footage from Cal Fire CZU shows smoke billowing from the fire in Santa Cruz County.
Approximately 77,000 people had to be evacuated across Santa Cruz and San Mateo counties.
The Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office said one death was confirmed. KSBW said the victim was a 70-year-old man, whose body was recovered in the Last Chance area. Credit: Cal Fire CZU via Storyful