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The accident happened on a stretch of highway called "Devil's Curve."
A combination of factors, including millions of dead trees, are making California's wildfires harder to fight.
Southern California's Thomas fire had burned over 270,000 acres as of Monday morning.
The flames burned a whopping 230,000 acres by Sunday evening.
Parts of the California wildfires are so hot that they're helping form aptly named pyrocumulus clouds.
The Thomas Fire scorched 96,000 acres by Thursday morning, according to the Ventura County Fire Department.
Four large fires are burning through Southern California and don't look like they're slowing down.
As of early Wednesday morning, 0 percent of the Thomas Fire had been contained.
The wildfire situation in northern California is slowly improving, but there's still a lot of work to do.
As of Wednesday the fires had burned nearly 170,000 acres and destroyed about 3,500 homes and business. At least 21 people have died.
Firefighters from Colorado Springs hiked the Manitou Incline Friday morning.