The Mendocino Complex fire has grown to more than 283,800 acres. “That’s one of those records you don’t want to see,” a Cal Fire official said.
Dozens of blazes have broken out across the western U.S., fanned by scorching heat and low humidity in a particularly intense fire season.
After the most destructive wildfire season ever in 2015, parts of the U.S. face elevated danger again this year.
"There was nothing left, not one wall."
Fire safety is one of the most important things to know this season.
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