California’s record-breaking wildfires consume nearly 1 million acres in a month

CNN | Oct 17, 2020 at 8:04 PM
  • Alifornia’s record-breaking wildfires have consumed about 1 million acres in just the past month.
  • CalFire reported Saturday that more than 4.1 million acres have burned across the state in 2020 — nearly 1 million of those since mid September, when California had seen more than 3.3 million acres scorched by fire.
  • The expansive August Complex in the northern part of the state, alone, has had more than a million acres burned.