Updated 11:51 PM ET, Sat September 26, 2020
Wildfires are ravaging many areas in the West, especially in California.
As of Monday, September 21, at least 22 large fires were burning in California, where dry, windy conditions and record-breaking high temperatures have been fueling flames for weeks. The 12 fires burning in Oregon have destroyed more than 938,000 acres in the state, according to the National Interagency Fire Center.
More than 3.4 million acres have burned across California. In terms of acres burned, this year is the worst in the state’s history.
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