Here are the 5 largest California wildfires
- Thomas fire — 273,400 acres*
- Cedar fire — 273,246 acres.
- Rush fire — 272,200 acres*
- Rim fire — 257,314 acres.
- Zaca fire — 240,207 acres.
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During the 2020 wildfire season alone, over 8,100 fires have contributed to the burning of nearly 4.5 million acres of land, making it the largest fire season in California's modern history. Wildfires in California are growing more dangerous because of the accumulation of wood fuel in forests, higher population and greater electricity ...NameCountyAcresHectaresGlenn, Lake, Mendocino, Tehama, Trinity979,386396,343Mendocino, Lake, Colusa, Glenn459,123185,800Santa Clara, Alameda, Contra Costa, San Joaquin, Merced, Stanislaus396,624160,508Colusa, Lake, Napa, Sonoma, Solano, Yolo363,220146,990
Today Over 8,000 firefighters remain on the frontlines of 20 wildfires across the state, 12 of which remain major incidents. Yesterday, firefighters across the State responded to 38 new wildfires, and despite Red Flag Warning conditions in many areas, all were quickly contained.
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When the Department responds to a major CAL FIRE jurisdiction incident, the Department will post incident details to the web site. Major emergency incidents could include large, extended-day wildfires (10 acres or greater), floods, earthquakes, hazardous material spills, etc.