California on fire • Earth.com

Last update: June 26th, 2019 at 12:46 pm

Today’s Image of the Day comes from the European Space Agency and features a look at the devastating wildfires burning in southern California this week.

The fires in Los Angeles and Ventura County forced more than 200,000 people to evacuate their homes.

The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection reports that 2017 has been the worst California wildfire season on record.

By Rory Arnold, Earth.com Staff Writer

Image Credit: European Space Agency

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