Photos: Loma Fire, September 2016

Wildfire south of San Jose threatens hundreds of structures

A firefighter watches as smoke from a wildfire swirls around a stand of trees near Morgan Hill, Calif., on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016. A heat wave stifling drought-stricken California has worsened a wildfire that burned some buildings and forced people from their homes in remote communities along the Santa Cruz Mountains. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

A firefighter watches as smoke from a wildfire swirls around a stand of trees near Morgan Hill, Calif., on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016. A heat wave stifling drought-stricken California has worsened a wildfire that burned some buildings and forced people from their homes in remote communities along the Santa Cruz Mountains. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

Firefighters watch as smoke from a wildfire swirls around a stand of trees near Morgan Hill, Calif., Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016. A heat wave stifling drought-stricken California has worsened a wildfire that burned some buildings and forced people from their homes in remote communities along the Santa Cruz Mountains. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

Firefighters watch as smoke from a wildfire swirls around a stand of trees near Morgan Hill, Calif., Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016. A heat wave stifling drought-stricken California has worsened a wildfire that burned some buildings and forced people from their homes in remote communities along the Santa Cruz Mountains. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

Flames from a wildfire tower above a firefighter as he tries to stop the blaze from crossing Loma Prieta Ave. near Morgan Hill, Calif., on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

Flames from a wildfire tower above a firefighter as he tries to stop the blaze from crossing Loma Prieta Ave. near Morgan Hill, Calif., on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

A firefighter does pushups during a break while battling a wildfire near Morgan Hill, Calif., on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016. A heat wave stifling drought-stricken California has worsened a wildfire that burned some buildings and forced people from their homes in remote communities along the Santa Cruz Mountains. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

A firefighter does pushups during a break while battling a wildfire near Morgan Hill, Calif., on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016. A heat wave stifling drought-stricken California has worsened a wildfire that burned some buildings and forced people from their homes in remote communities along the Santa Cruz Mountains. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

Smoke from a wildfire rises above a firefighter as he tries to stop the blaze from crossing Loma Prieta Ave. near Morgan Hill, Calif., on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016. A heat wave stifling drought-stricken California has worsened a wildfire that burned some buildings and forced people from their homes in remote communities along the Santa Cruz Mountains. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

Smoke from a wildfire rises above a firefighter as he tries to stop the blaze from crossing Loma Prieta Ave. near Morgan Hill, Calif., on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016. A heat wave stifling drought-stricken California has worsened a wildfire that burned some buildings and forced people from their homes in remote communities along the Santa Cruz Mountains. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

A firefighter covers his face while battling a wildfire near Morgan Hill, Calif., Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016. The grass fire along a Northern California highway spread to parched trees, and flying embers landed on nearby homes, setting at least eight homes on fire, authorities said. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

A firefighter covers his face while battling a wildfire near Morgan Hill, Calif., Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016. The grass fire along a Northern California highway spread to parched trees, and flying embers landed on nearby homes, setting at least eight homes on fire, authorities said. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

Flames from a wildfire tower above firefighters as they try to stop the blaze from crossing Loma Prieta Ave. near Morgan Hill, Calif., on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

Flames from a wildfire tower above firefighters as they try to stop the blaze from crossing Loma Prieta Ave. near Morgan Hill, Calif., on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

Firefighter Capt. Chris Zinko takes a break while battling a wildfire near Morgan Hill, Calif., on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016. A heat wave stifling drought-stricken California has worsened a wildfire that burned some buildings and forced people from their homes in remote communities along the Santa Cruz Mountains. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

Firefighter Capt. Chris Zinko takes a break while battling a wildfire near Morgan Hill, Calif., on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016. A heat wave stifling drought-stricken California has worsened a wildfire that burned some buildings and forced people from their homes in remote communities along the Santa Cruz Mountains. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

A helicopter drops water as the Loma fire approaches a home near Morgan Hill, Calif., on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

A helicopter drops water as the Loma fire approaches a home near Morgan Hill, Calif., on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

An inmate firefighter watches a helicopter drop water on the Loma fire burning near Morgan Hill, Calif., on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

An inmate firefighter watches a helicopter drop water on the Loma fire burning near Morgan Hill, Calif., on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

A firefighter watches flames from the Loma fire burn near Morgan Hill, Calif., on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

A firefighter watches flames from the Loma fire burn near Morgan Hill, Calif., on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

In this photo taken Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016, the Loma Fire rages on the Santa Cruz Mountains summit beyond the Giant Dipper Roller Coaster in Santa Cruz, Calif. More California residents were ordered from their homes Tuesday as a growing wildfire threatened remote communities in the Santa Cruz Mountains. The blaze in a rugged area about 30 miles south of San Jose destroyed one home and charred more than 1.5 square miles of dry brush and timber, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. (Shmuel Thaler/The Santa Cruz Sentinel via AP)

In this photo taken Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016, the Loma Fire rages on the Santa Cruz Mountains summit beyond the Giant Dipper Roller Coaster in Santa Cruz, Calif. More California residents were ordered from their homes Tuesday as a growing wildfire threatened remote communities in the Santa Cruz Mountains. The blaze in a rugged area about 30 miles south of San Jose destroyed one home and charred more than 1.5 square miles of dry brush and timber, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. (Shmuel Thaler/The Santa Cruz Sentinel via AP)