Wildfires spread across almost 1M miles of drought-stricken US

In the Pacific Northwest, the flames have threatened American Indian tribal lands already affected by a historic regional drought.

RISING SMOKE: AFTER 10.3M ACRES BURNED IN US LAST YEAR, WEST’S 2021 FIRE SEASON OUTLOOK UNCERTAIN

Cerca de 70 active fires have burned nearly a million acres – a worrying tally for this early in the 2021 fire season.

Adicionalmente, the National Interagency Fire Center said Tuesday that almost 34,000 fires had burned more than 2 million acres across the country since January.

Firefighters from Cal Fire's Placerville station monitor the Sugar Fire, parte del incendio del complejo Beckwourth, in Doyle, Calif., el viernes, mes de julio 9, 2021. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

Firefighters from Cal Fire’s Placerville station monitor the Sugar Fire, parte del incendio del complejo Beckwourth, in Doyle, Calif., el viernes, mes de julio 9, 2021. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

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