Wildfires have now spread to about 200,000 acres across at least eight counties in the northern part of California.
The events are now being called the deadliest wildfire in state history, with at least 40 people dead as a result.
Since October 8, when the fires began, 5,700 homes and other structures have been destroyed, and an estimated 90,000 people have been evacuated.
One of those destroyed homes is the $A21.57 million “Glass House,” which earned its nickname from locals because of its large windows and sweeping views of the Golden Gate Bridge and Mount Diablo.
The home sits on one of the Bay Area’s highest privately owned peaks.
Below, see what the house looked like before and after its destruction.
The house sat on 13,500 square feet of land, which includes a helicopter pad and 50-foot swimming pool. It cost the original owner, John Roscoe, $A21.57 million to buy the plot and build the home in 2003.
The property's current owners are Cathy and Jesse Marion, who reportedly live in Texas. They purchased the 'Glass House' as a vacation home for $A4.33 million in 2012.
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