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New wildfire tears through drought-stricken forest as California reels from its biggest fire in state history

California firefighters were struggling to contain the Delta Fire three days after it scorched dry brush along the Sacramento River. The flames have already burned more than 30,000 acres and was zero percent contained as of Friday night.

California is suffering from a devastating wildfire season — here’s where fires are tearing through the state

Wildfires are tearing through California, driven by dry winds and triple-digit temperatures. The Mendocino Complex Fire is the largest in the state's history, and the Carr Fire is the sixth most destructive, according to Cal Fire, the state's fire agency.
A firefighter knocks down hotspots to slow the spread of the River Fire (Mendocino Complex) in Lakeport, California, U.S. July 31, 2018.

An out-of-control wildfire in California is now the largest in the state’s history — see photos from the scene

California is getting walloped by out-of-control wildfires. The Mendocino Complex Fire in Central California is burning over 283,000 acres, and it's only around 30% contained as of Tuesday morning.