California's previous record burn area was nearly 2 million acres in 2018 when the state had its most deadly wildfire that killed at least 85 civilians and destroyed nearly 19,000 structures in and around the mountain town of Paradise.
More than 2,500 firefighters are battling the Glass fire near the resort community of Calistoga, which has already destroyed 248 structures.
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"We don't have those critical burning conditions that we were experiencing those last two nights," he said of Glass Fire raging through Napa and Sonoma counties in western US.
Fire crews are out in force, scrambling to fend off flames threatening neighbourhoods and vineyards in the northwest corner of the famed wine-growing valley
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Search and rescue teams, with dogs in tow, were deployed across the blackened ruins of southern Oregon towns as smoldering wildfires ravaged US Pacific Coast states after causing widespread destruction.
Oregon’s emergency management director has said officials were preparing for a possible “mass fatality event” if many more bodies turn up in the ash.
The state's emergency management director, Andrew Phelps, has said officials are “preparing for a mass fatality event” and that thousands of structures have been destroyed.
The skies across California have turned dark and orange despite it being daytime –– due to the wildfires, as if in a dystopian film no one wants any part of.
Latest fire caused by a couple's plan to reveal their baby's gender when the device they used sparked a wildfire that burned thousands of acres and forced people to flee from a city east of Los Angeles.
Several thousand lightning strikes in recent days ignite fires, leaving thick smoke blanketing the region. Total area burned for all the fires in California this week ARE "close to one million acres (400,000 hectares)," according to an official.
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