The world's most catastrophic wildfires
California's blazes this year are the worst yet
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Following up Australia's Black Summer of historic blazes from June 2019 to May 2020, California's wildfires have returned to break more records.
More than four million acres of land have been burned by wildfires in the Golden State, according to state fire agency Cal Fire, which surpasses the all-time record of 1.9 million set in 2018—and it hasn't even reached the October fire season.
Every year, countries all around the world have to battle the inferno that is a wildfire. Click through the following gallery to learn more about the most catastrophic fires in recent history.
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