Does California have the worst wildfires?
Last year, California recorded its largest fire season ever. Five of the 10 largest wildfires in state history occurred in 2020, including the August Complex fire, which tops the list as the first California wildfire to burn over 1 million acres.
Who started the fires in California?
A former college instructor linked to a rash of arson fires has been arrested and charged with igniting a blaze on federal forest land, not far from the site of the massive Dixie fire in Northern California. Gary Stephen Maynard, 47, has been charged with willfully starting the Ranch fire, which sparked Aug.
What country has the most wildfires?
Argentina registered the second largest number of wildfires in the region that year, at over 74 thousand.
Number of wildfires in South America in 2020, by country or territory.
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