Over 7,600 wildfires are currently burning in California, according to Cal Fire data. Those fires have now blackened nearly 2.5-million acres, damaged or destroyed approximately 4,000 buildings, and left several people dead.
Officials are referring to this fire season as one of the worst in state history.
Below is a list of the all the major fires and the latest information available for each one.
- SCU Lightning Complex
- LNU Lightning Complex (includes Hennessey, Gamble, 15-10, Spanish, Markley, 13-4, 11-16, Walbridge)
- Creek Fire
- CZU Lightning Complex (Including Warnella Fire)
- Apple Fire
- Lake Fire
- Sheep Fire
- Bobcat Fire
- Butte/Tehama/Glenn Lightning Complex (Tehama/Glenn Zone)
- Valley Fire
- El Dorado Fire
- Willow Fire
- Oak Fire
- Schoolhouse Fire
- Sperry Fire
- Fork Fire
- Slater Fire
- Rattlesnake Fire
- Slink Fire
- Hobo Fire
- W-5 Cold Springs
- Moraine Fire
- SQF Complex Fire (Includes Castle Fire and Shotgun Fire)
- Dolan Fire
- North Complex Fire
- SHF Elkhorn Lightning Fires 2020
- August Complex (includes Doe Fire)
- Feather Fire
Governor Newsom has declared a statewide emergency due to the widespread fires and extreme weather conditions, and secured a Presidential Major Disaster Declaration to bolster the state’s emergency response to the Northern California wildfires.
Get an overview of the wildfires burning in the western portion of the U-S by clicking here.
Click here to see an interactive map of all wildfires in North America and the resulting smoke forecast
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