Unrelenting fires have ripped across the world from the Amazon to Indonesia to Australia. One of the worst hit regions in 2019 has been California. But what is the shocking extent of wildfires burning across the United States of America right now?

Unrelenting fires have ripped across the world from the Amazon to Indonesia to Australia. One of the worst hit regions in 2019 has been California. But what is the shocking extent of wildfires burning across the United States of America right now?

This week, the worst hit provinces were:

  • Coconino in Arizona: 214 fires
  • Tehama in California: 119 fires
  • Clearwater in Idaho: 56 fires
  • Martin in Texas: 44 fires
  • Nevada in Arkansas: 38 fires
  • Newton in Mississippi: 36 fires
  • Lea in New Mexico: 36 fires
  • Washington in Alabama: 30 fires
  • Lake in Indiana: 30 fires
  • Porter in Indiana: 30 fires

Since 1972, there has been an eightfold increase in the amount of land burned by summer forest fires.

America’s western forests have become more arid, and fire seasons have become longer.

In recent weeks, thousands have faced evacuation orders and power outages amid intensifying wildfires. 

On average around five million acres burn every year in the United States, resulting in millions of dollars worth of damage.

To date this year, the worst hit states have been:

  • Alaska: 43,557 fires
  • Texas: 8,579 fires
  • Florida: 7,991 fires
  • Georgia: 7,594 fires
  • California: 7,473 fires

So far the 2019 wildfire season has not been as active as 2018. 

In late October, more than 200,000 people were evacuated from California as a state of emergency was declared.

The Kincade Fire in Sonoma County ignited on October 23, and has burned more than 76,000 acres and according to CalFire, more than 189 buildings have been destroyed, and 39 more were damaged. 

The Getty Fire in Los Angeles broke out on October 28 leading to the National Weather Service issuing an Extreme Red Flag Warning for the area due to what could be the strongest Santa Ana winds ever seen, with wind gusts up to 80mph. 

By comparison 2018, there were 58,083 wildfires, compared to 71,499 wildfires in 2017, according to the NIFC. 

Last year there were around 8.8 million acres were burned in 2018, compared with 10 million in 2017.

The largest fires of 2018 included the Mendocino Complex Fire, the Carr Fire, the Camp Fire, and, the Hill and Woolsey Fires.

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Dina Amelia Kalmeta is the Founder and CEO of Your New Life in Christ Ministries - CWW7NEWS. Dina reports on world events as they pertain to Bible Prophecy. Before Your New Life in Christ Ministries, Dina served as a Leader for INCHRIST NETWORK leading teams online and spreading the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Her mission today is to bring hard evidence that what is taking place in the world isn't just coincidence, but indeed proof that the last days the Bible warned us about are upon us right now.