Photos From the Front Lines of the Point Fire in Sonoma County

The Press Democrat's photographers have captured dramatic scenes of the fire raging in north Sonoma County near Healdsburg.

In Sonoma County’s first major fire of the season, the Point Fire northwest of Healdsburg has scorched 1,207 acres in a span of three days.

Burning just south of Lake Sonoma, the Point Fire has destroyed two structures, and one firefighter was injured while battling the blaze, according to Cal Fire. The Point Fire has been 40% contained as of Tuesday afternoon, June 18.

As residents evacuate and firefighters work tirelessly to battle the blazes, The Press Democrat’s photographers have been on the front lines to report on and capture the fast-moving wildfire, fueled by recent hot weather, high winds and dry brush.

Click through the gallery to see some of the striking images.