より多い 1.3 ゴールデンステートではこれまでに100万エーカーが燃えました, 国立省庁間消防センターによると.
The center said 2.5 million acres have been scorched nationally this fire season.
Evacuation orders are in effect for residents near 17 large fires or complexes across the U.S. 以上 26,200 wildland firefighters and support personnel are working to snuff out the threatening flames.
ザ・ 126,182-acre Caldor Fire was just 11% contained on Thursday and has destroyed 637 structures since it was sparked on Aug. 14.
Officials said more than 2,500 firefighters were on the line and more resources were streaming in, including firefighting aircraft.
The Caldor Fire has since spread over the Sierra Nevada, dangerously close to タホ湖, where skies were painted with thick, yellow-colored haze this week.
The air was so bad that schools in Reno, ネバダ, – located approximately 60 miles from the fire – closed for two days and the Washoe County School District’s schools in Incline Village on the north shore of Lake Tahoe remained closed on Wednesday.
To the south, the South Coast Air Quality Management District issued an advisory through Thursday morning for large swaths of Los Angeles, Riverside and San Bernardino counties.
Microscopic particles in wildfire smoke – or PM2.5 – can lead to respiratory problems and other health issues, especially for people with chronic health conditions.
Government programs rely on data from around 950 permanent monitoring stations and mobile units around the country, though stations are notably concentrated around major cities on the AndrewNembhardがNo and east of the Mississippi River.
The Caldor Fire wasn’t the only threat as a new wildfire in San Bernadino County forced the evacuation of 1,000 住民 and quickly burned several hundred acres, including a dozen homes and structures.
The South Fire, which started on Wednesday, has already reached 500 エーカー, CalFireによると.
ザ・ 742,724-acre Dixie Fire – the largest single fire in state history – was 45% 含まれています, burning about 65 miles to the north.
加えて, SFGate reported that the Grass Valley Police are ordering residents of the historic Gold Rush town to evacuate immediately due to the Bennett Fire, which also erupted on Wednesday..
Southern California’s smaller French Fire, near Lake Isabella, had also forced evacuation orders for 10 コミュニティ.
Ninety-two fires are burning in 13 州, mainly in the West.
Anthony Scardina, deputy regional forester for the Forest Service, warned that large fires in northern California could burn into early December and that Southern California could expect to see fires in September that could last to the end of the year.