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https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-54066455

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Wildfires have burned through a record number of acres in California this year as firefighters continue to battle several large blazes across the state.
The state's department of forestry and fire protection, Cal Fire, says more than two million acres have burned, more than the size of Delaware.

One fire, El Dorado, which has spread over 7,000 acres, was started by a gender reveal party, officials say.

California is currently experiencing a record heatwave.

Los Angeles County reported its highest ever temperature of 49.4C (121F) on Sunday. Although temperatures are expected to drop from Tuesday onwards it may bring strong winds which could fan the flames, the National Weather Service warns.

The largest blaze, known as the Creek Fire, has burned more than 78,000 acres since it broke out in the Sierra Mountains on Friday, and the authorities said none of it had been contained.

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Beautiful pictures just a shame about the circumstances.
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Beautiful pictures just a shame about the circumstances.
That's true, they are nice pictures, especially the third.

Can you imagine the stink of smoke? I can imagine it was like that in Australia.
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That's true, they are nice pictures, especially the third.

Can you imagine the stink of smoke? I can imagine it was like that in Australia.
I can imagine it, I witnessed the burning of an entire mountain while working in South Africa a few years ago. The burning of fire breaks got a little out of hand.
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I can imagine it, I witnessed the burning of an entire mountain while working in South Africa a few years ago. The burning of fire breaks got a little out of hand.
How bad was the smell and/or your breathing?
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How bad was the smell and/or your breathing?
I was lucky enough not to be on the mountain at the time, I was in a sealed tractor cab so it wasn't too bad on the lungs but everything smelt like bonfire.

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That's true, they are nice pictures, especially the third.

Can you imagine the stink of smoke? I can imagine it was like that in Australia.
I'd hesitate to say Australia was worse as we could smell it across the ditch here :lol:
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Why aren't they sweeping their forests? Make America Rake Again.
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The the note of art I came across this on Twitter.

https://twitter.com/terrythethunder/...80459449896960
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The the note of art I came across this on Twitter.

https://twitter.com/terrythethunder/...80459449896960
I came across that particular video yesterday. It’s quite a scene.
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