Quick Answer: How Many Acres Have Been Burned In California??

The 2018 wildfire season was the deadliest and most destructive wildfire season on record in California, with a total of 8,527 fires burning an area of 1,893,913 acres (766,439 ha), the largest amount of burned acreage recorded in a fire season, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (

What was the worst fire in California?

Largest wildfires

Name County Acres
Mendocino Complex Mendocino, Lake, Colusa, Glenn 459,123
Thomas Ventura, Santa Barbara 281,893
Cedar San Diego 273,246
Rush Lassen 271,911

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How long did the 2017 California wildfires last?

For the past five years, wildfires scorched an average of 202,751 acres from January 1 through December 24, according to state fire protection agency Cal Fire. That number doubled in 2017. More than 505,900 acres have gone up in flames so far in California.26 Dec 2017

How many died in California Fires 2017?

44

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