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PHOTOS: California's Largest Wildfire on Record
Aug 8, 2018
Published Aug 7, 2018 at 10:31 AM | Updated at 7:50 AM PDT on Aug 8, 2018
Two Northern California wildfires bundled together as one fire incident charred nearly 460,000 acres during the summer of 2018, becoming the largest California wildfire on record.
fires – known collectively as the Mendocino Complex – burned just outside of Clear Lake, which is located about 90 miles north of San Francisco.
For perspective, the Mendocino Complex torched an area more than 15 times the size of San Francisco.
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