Fires are spreading fast leaving firefighters thin on the ground
The 2017 U.S. wildfire season is the third worst this decade, surpassed only by 2015 and 2012, according to National Interagency Fire Center tallies. A total of 3,692 Northern California fires have burned 411,742 acres in 2017. This amount is increasing rapidily during the current fires engulfing . the ‘Emerald Triangle’
Northern California’s fire-prone ‘Emerald Triangle’ harbors the world’s largest concentration of cannabis farms in the remote forested mountainsides of Trinity, Humboldt, and Mendocino counties.
With more and more school and road closures the number of residents being evacuated is rising rapidly.
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