The fires just past though leaving nothing but devastation.
The backbone trails in Malibu - once a place covered in old oaks bushes and tress - all vegetation is gone.
A man has sailed in from outside the fire zone, to deliver supplies to the people who had stayed behind inside the fire zone. He used a paddle board to bring things in to shore.
Many people stayed behind to try to protect there homes.
Supplies left on Zuma beach for people who stayed behind. Many people stayed behind to try and save there homes.
Road blocks in to Malibu as the fires where still active and infrastructure was down. Once a place is a fire zone it gets shoot off for people to go back and forth.
Daphani and her daughter Claire looking for any belonging that might still be intact, after there home burnt down.
An old photo all that remains.
Mike stands in what used to be the door way to he's and his wife Cathy's home. They had stayed behind hoping to safe the house.
I meet Mike and Cathy med December and kept in touch with them for the next year.
Mike built this home, now in he's 70's, we wonders if he has the energy to rebuilt.
State health and safety crews inspect all burnt properties for toxins, before anyone are allowed to remove the debris.
Mike and Cathy get the liences of approval for removing the debris.
Cathy dose not like to come up often to the burn out house, she find it too traumatic.
A crew of volunteers are helping Mike and Cathy dig thought there burnt out home remains. Mike know he had left he's wedding ring on the kitchen counter, he wanted to find it.
Mike did end up finding he's wedding, after weeks of sifting thought the debris.
Months have past, Cathy and Mike's property has been cleaned up, and they have settled in a rental around the cover.
Sitting on the balcony of the condo they are now renting, Mike and Cathy contemplate how lucky they are in having found thought a friend a house just a short walk to their old home. Mike likes being near by, going by to fix things or just look at the beautiful views.
Cathy looks at some of the few things they managed saved from there home, few things but ceramic can withstand the heat of fires.
A friend has brought Cathy some clothes and a hug.
10 days after the woolsey fire burnt thought Latigo Canyon.
6 months after the fire and it had rained
A Christmas tree outside a family home.
Valeri inside the trailer she used to live, the trailer made it untouched thought the fire - But the land and homes next to her did not. After living in the community for a long time, she decided it was time to leave " everything is gone"
Valeri's dog teddy outside her trailer, she used to live on the land of friends, all the homes around her burnt.
Emma, is helping her family sort thought the debris and putting al things in tact they find on the blue teplin.
Ben, stands in he's family home - The whole house is black inside from fire damage, after the bedroom caught on fire.
Ben's bedroom where the fire started, fire crews didi manage to stoping the fire spred to the rest of the house.
The kitchen counter as they left it, after evacuating they came back to a house covered in black soot from the fire - after only the bedroom burnt.
Fire damage in the children's bedroom.
A close up of the shampoos and bath toys that are all blackened from fire damage.
Barbara has had come by to see what is left of here family home. She jokes as she looks at the pool " this looks like it could be crocodile infested" but she also spoke of the disbelief of what has happened, the loss and whats ahead.