Many experts are pointing to climate change as the biggest driving force behind this sharp increase in the number of wildfires.
A storm in the early hours of Friday may help contain the wildfires as Gov. Kate Brown says: "Our firefighters are grateful for rain."
Air quality across the state has plummeted as fires continue to burn.
They went out for tacos, and instinct kicked in when they spotted a nearby fire.
Governor Kate Brown told reporters that she had requested trained firefighters from the Department of Defense.
Portland faces hazardous air quality conditions while visibility is less than a mile in some areas.
Orange skies over the Bay Area have lead to comparisons between the city of San Francisco and the dystopian world of "Blade Runner 2049."
The Lebanese Army said a warehouse storing oil and tires is burning at the duty-free market in the port of the Lebanese capital
The skies over Oregon have turned orange and red as wildfires continue to burn throughout the Western part of the state.
Multiple fires burning hundreds of thousands of acres are currently active across Washington state.
The Cameron Peak Fire nearly doubled in size over the weekend and is currently only 4 percent contained.
On Sunday, Portland General Electric warned some 5,000 customers living near Mount Hood that they may temporarily lose their power.
Evacuation orders are in place in multiple counties across Washington State as wildfires burn more than 100,000 acres.
Incoming snowfall is expected to help firefighting efforts but it's unlikely to extinguish the flames.
Parts of Southern California are forecasted to have above-normal potential for "significant" fire activity until the end of 2020.
Kate Wise is now recovering in an intensive care unit and will require major reconstructive surgery after suffering head to toe burns.
The family was reported to have moved into the home just one day before the fire broke out.
The man worked at a long-standing mattress store in the city and arrived at the shop that night to witness protesters attempting to set it on fire.
Governor Gavin Newsom made the comparison on his Twitter account yesterday, trying to put the sheer scope of the damage into perspective while releasing fresh data about containment efforts.
Airbnb was offering Northern Californians emergency housing as part of its Open Homes scheme but is now urging more hosts to sign up to help meet demand.
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.
If people left pets behind when they evacuated, Santa Cruz County Chief Deputy Chris Clark said they should contact animal control so first responders can attempt a rescue.
Officials said 367 fires have ignited between the San Francisco Bay Area and Los Angeles, forcing an unknown number of evacuations.
Vacaville faces very unhealthy levels of air pollution as wildfires burn across the region, producing heavy smoke.
Evacuation orders remain in place and Vacaville police say they cannot estimate when they will be lifted.
The LNU, SCU, CZU August Lightning Complexes are made up of several fires burning thousands of acres.
Californians are encouraged to be prepared to leave their homes quickly, especially if there is a wildfire in their area.
Satellite data recorded 6,803 fires in the Amazon in July, a 28 percent increase from the number of fires this time last year.
Evacuation orders are in place in multiple Californian counties as wildfires continue to burn across the state.