A window from a home that partly burnt in the Woolsey fire, Malibu CA.
The fires just passed though leaving nothing but devastation, on Keane Road, Malibu.
The backbone trails in Malibu - once a place covered in old oaks bushes and trees - all vegetation is gone.
A man has sailed in from outside the fire zone, to deliver supplies to the people who 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 their homes.
Supplies left on Zuma beach for people who stayed. Many people stayed behind to try and save their homes.
A burnt photo album.
Mike stands in what used to be the doorway to his and his wife Cathy's home. They had stayed behind hoping to save the house.
I met Mike and Cathy mid December and kept in touch with them for the next year.
Mike built this home, now in his 70s, he wonders if he has the energy to rebuild.
State health and safety crews inspect all burnt properties for toxins, before anyone is allowed to remove the debris.
Mike and Cathy get the license of approval for removing the debris.
Cathy dose not like to come up often to the burn out house, she finds it too traumatic.
A crew of volunteers are helping Mike and Cathy dig through the remains of their burnt out home. Mike knows he had left his wedding ring on the kitchen counter, he wanted to find it.
Mike did end up finding his wedding ring after weeks of sifting through the debris.
Months have past, Cathy and Mike's property has been cleaned up, and they have settled in a rental around the corner.
Sitting on the balcony at the condo they are now renting, Mike and Cathy contemplate how lucky they are in having found a home a short walk to their old home. Mike likes being nearby, going by to fix things or just look at the beautiful views.
Cathy looks at some of the few things they managed saved from their 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 rains, the hills are turning green but a high severity fire leaves most large trees unable to recover.
Valeri inside the trailer she used to live in. The trailer made it untouched through 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 burned.
Emma, is helping her family sort thought the debris trying to save some family memories.
Ben's bedroom where the fire started; fire crews did manage to stop the fire from spreading 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 burned.
Clothes hangs in a closet blackened by fire damage.
Barbara has had come by to see what is left of her 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 what's ahead.