Many experts are pointing to climate change as the biggest driving force behind this sharp increase in the number of wildfires.
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President Donald Trump and Senator Kamala Harris will head to California on Monday amid ongoing wildfires in the state.
A 14-year-old boy recently learned how to drive in an effort to help his family escape California's Creek Fire.
The wind-driven wildfire has nearly leveled both sides of Highway 162, which runs through Berry Creek, a town of about 1,200 people.
A search through the president's Twitter history reveals he hasn't mentioned California's battle with wildfires on Twitter since November 2019.
Smoke from the ongoing wildfires across the West Coast has traveled across the country and was recently spotted at high altitudes over Ohio.
Some reports have stated that a seventh victim died in a fire in Marion County, Oregon, but the county sheriff's office only confirmed the death of a 12-year-old boy.
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The Creek Fire is one of 25 major wildfires currently burning across California, according to the state's Department of Forestry and Fire Protection.
Wildfires continue to rage across California, burning thousands of acres and damaging numerous homes and buildings.
"We've had a four-fer, with COVID, a heat wave, wildfires and the threat of roving power outages," said Janet Upton, a spokeswoman for Napa County.
The LNU Lightning Complex Fire has burned more than 352,000 acres, making it the second-largest wildfire in California history.
Big Basin Redwoods State Park, California's oldest, totals 18,000 acres, all of which are "gone" after the CZU August Lightning Complex fire ripped through it this week.
Inmate firefighters have been helping put out fires since World War II.
Nearly 200 structure were destroyed by the fires, while 50,000 more remain under threat, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection.
Officials said 367 fires have ignited between the San Francisco Bay Area and Los Angeles, forcing an unknown number of evacuations.
"We are experiencing fires the likes of which we haven't seen in many, many years," California governor Gavin Newsom said at a news conference Wednesday.
Nearly 150 firefighters from the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection are in quarantine due to COVID-19 infection or exposure.
Recent fires in California have so far burned some 340,000 acres in the state.
No evacuation orders have been issued and no injuries have been reported so far, the Los Angeles Fire Department confirmed.
No evacuation orders have been issued so far following the brush fire that broke out near an equestrian center in the Castaic community.
"Every year that goes by seems to bring a new round of record-breaking weather events, many with devastating consequences," researcher Douglas Le Comte said.
Mandatory evacuation orders and warnings are in place in parts of Santa Barbara County following a wind-driven fire sparked in Los Padres National Park near Painted Cave Road.
A delayed wet season and offshore winds are set to increase risk of wildfires igniting on Saturday and Sunday.