California Wild Fires

Plumes of smoke from the Holy Jim fire  seen from Mission Viejo, California this afternoon.  Holy Jim is 17 miles east of Mission Viejo, a community between San Diego and Los Angeles.

Photo courtesy: David Lim



As of this morning, the Ranch Fire has burned 251,166 acres and is 46% contained.  The River Fire has consumed 48,920 acres and is 81% contained.  Both are Mendocino Complex fires.

The Carr Fire has scorched 173,522 acres and is 47% contained.

Firefighters from Galveston, Texas and other states are there or traveling to control and put out the California fires.

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