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San Francisco's skies glow apocalyptically orange as wildfires rage in Bay Area

California's wildfires left Bay Area skies shrouded in an apocalyptic orange glow Wednesday morning.

Several San Francisco residents posted images and video to social media of the city's skyline and the Golden Gate Bridge against the backdrop of the haze from the blazes that continue to rage throughout the state.

Some folks on the ground suggested their footage actually didn't do justice to how striking the scene was, while others captured shots from ascending planes, noting that the scent of the flames were present inside the cabin. Tim O'Donnell