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.
For updates, visit http://www.fire.ca.gov/current_incidents