CALIFORNIA'S WILDFIRES: WHY HAVE THEY BEEN SO DESTRUCTIVE?

A WILDFIRES OFTEN BREAK OUT IN CALIFORNIA IN OCTOBER AFTER THE STATE'S DRY, SUNNY SUMMERS.

INTENSE, FAST-MOVING FIRES HAVE BEEN RAGING ACROSS MUCH OF CALIFORNIA SINCE SUNDAY NIGHT.

A: Wildfires often break out in California in October after the state's dry, sunny summers.
Q: How do these fires compare with past California wildfires?
Drought parched California for years, leaving it littered with fuel in the form of dry vegetation.

Intense, fast-moving fires have been raging across much of California since Sunday night. The blazes have barreled through communities like freight trains, turning homes to dust in a blink and leaving at least 21 people...

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