The blaze in northern California, covering 443.4 square miles, is already the state’s largest ever wildfire. At least 3,900 crews are battling the fire, which has destroyed more than 80 homes and forced thousands to evacuate
At 443.4 square miles and growing, the Mendocino Complex blaze is now California’s largest ever wildfire. It has forced thousands from their homes and destroyed over 80 residences, rapidly becoming the most pressing of the 18 wildfires raging across the state.
The blaze is now larger than New York city and is approaching the size of Los Angeles.