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PHOTOS: California's Largest Wildfire on Record
Aug 8, 2018
Published at 10:17 AM EDT on Aug 8, 2018 | Updated at 10:50 AM EDT 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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