Updated: Oct. 5, 2020 at 9: 50 AM
California is among several Western states experiencing a historic wildfire season, with more than 3.6 million acres burned by 8,000 fires. Extra than two dozen other folks delight in died with thousands of structures destroyed. Here is a stare at the California devastation.
Smoke from fires in Northern California lowers visability of the Bay Bridge and San Francico as considered from Yerba Buena Island on October 2. Picture by Terry Schmitt/UPI
Smoke obscures the detect of San Francisco on October 1. The Glass fire 70 miles north of the city continues to burn and high temperatures delight in ended in unhealthy ranges of pollution. Picture by Terry Schmitt/UPI
Simplest a chimney remains of a constructing the set fire jumped Freeway 29 in Calistoga, Calif. Picture by Terry Schmitt/UPI