Mendocino Complex Fire Now Largest in California History, Capping Destructive Year

The erratic conflagration has chewed through more thanĀ 273,000 acres and 68 homes in 10 days, making it the second-largest wildfire on record in California. The Mendocino Complex fire is now the largest wildfire in modern California history, scorching more than 283,000 acres and frustrating firefighters as it continues to leap across natural and man-made barriers(…)