At least 85 wildfires torch 1.5m acres across drought-hit US west
The Guardian -

Fire season on track to break records set last yearDixie fire becomes largest in California amid high temperaturesAt least 85 active wildfires have torched roughly 1.5m acres across 13 US states, mostly in the west, where the parched landscape has fueled the fast-moving flames and caused extreme fire behavior that has proved difficult to contain.

The figures from the National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC) come as the 2021 fire season is already on track to break records set last year, when more...

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