California wildfires have burned 1.25 million acres this month


Today’s Video of the Day from NASA Goddard describes the wildfires that have terrorized California this month. 

Hundreds of wildfires, many of which were sparked by lightning, have burned more than 1.25 million acres across California since August 15.

After prolonged heat and severe drought, many of the fires had the fuel they needed to intensify.

Video Credit: NASA Goddard 

By Chrissy Sexton, Staff Writer


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