Northern California is grappling with the largest wildfire in California history, breaking a record set only months earlier.
Experts say this may become the new normal,as climate change coupled with the expansion of homes into undeveloped areas… creates more intense and devastating fires.
On Monday,twin fires north of San Francisco — burning just miles apart — became the largest collective wildfire in state history after destroying more than 443 square miles of forest and rural areas.
(That’s nearly the size of Los Angeles.)
The so-called Mendocino Complex fire is 58 percent contained as of this morning.
More than 14-thousand firefighters are battling major fires throughout California.