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The California Apple Fire Burns Through 20,516 Acres

By Khrishnav Parasuraman


Recently, many wildfires have been spreading in California. To be exact, on Sunday morning, Cal Fire reported that there are currently 15 fires and the largest one has burned through 50,000 acres of land.

 Another fire called the Apple fire has already burned through 12,00 acres, but it was 12 percent contained as of Sunday. However,  later in the day, the fire dropped down to 1 percent contained and was running through 20,516 acres. Many people had to be evacuated, but no one got hurt.

Other fires, such as the gold fire, have been 90 percent contained, and the Hog fire has been 93 percent contained.


Sources:

https://www.npr.org/2020/08/02/898330153/californias-apple-fire-destroys-more-than-20-000-acres

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