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California had the nation's worst fire season 2018

The second most geographically destructive year in California was in 2008 when nearly 1.6 million hectares were burned, he said. Near Nevada, meanwhile, 1 million hectares saw burning in 2018 and ranked second among devastated land states, according to federal report. The report adds that "California accounted for the highest number of structures lost in a state in 2018: 17,133 homes, 703 commercial / mixed residential structures and 5,811 smaller structures. Utah was second with 77 homes and 377 smaller structures lost." [19659002] Last year, California's deadliest year for fires was also, with more than 1 00 killed, said Cal Fire McLean. Camp Fire this fall, which destroyed Paradise, killed 85 people, according to Cal Fire. The 153,000-hectare river, which destroyed nearly 19,000 structures, tops two lists – the state's most destructive fire and the state's deadliest fires. The largest river in state history was geographically July 459,000 hectares of Mendocino Complex fire, according to Cal Fire. Climate scientists argue that global warming has exacerbated the length and frequency of California's hot summers while introducing increasingly volatile winter weather into the mix. McLean said several years of drought, followed by a brush-raising wet winter 2016-17 and a long, warm dehydration set Golden State up for disaster in 2018. Last year's fire season was exacerbated by a dead-off of 18 million trees. "We had good rain, good snow packaging, and then dry weather came back," he said. "We started having big fires early and they were consistent. They didn't give us…

The second most geographically destructive year in California was in 2008 when nearly 1.6 million hectares were burned, he said.

Near Nevada, meanwhile, 1 million hectares saw burning in 2018 and ranked second among devastated land states, according to federal report.

The report adds that “California accounted for the highest number of structures lost in a state in 2018: 17,133 homes, 703 commercial / mixed residential structures and 5,811 smaller structures. Utah was second with 77 homes and 377 smaller structures lost.” [19659002] Last year, California’s deadliest year for fires was also, with more than 1

00 killed, said Cal Fire McLean. Camp Fire this fall, which destroyed Paradise, killed 85 people, according to Cal Fire.

The 153,000-hectare river, which destroyed nearly 19,000 structures, tops two lists – the state’s most destructive fire and the state’s deadliest fires. The largest river in state history was geographically July 459,000 hectares of Mendocino Complex fire, according to Cal Fire.

Climate scientists argue that global warming has exacerbated the length and frequency of California’s hot summers while introducing increasingly volatile winter weather into the mix.

McLean said several years of drought, followed by a brush-raising wet winter 2016-17 and a long, warm dehydration set Golden State up for disaster in 2018. Last year’s fire season was exacerbated by a dead-off of 18 million trees.

“We had good rain, good snow packaging, and then dry weather came back,” he said. “We started having big fires early and they were consistent. They didn’t give us a break.”

Cal Fire earlier this week issued a report to Govin Newsom containing recommendations for “priority fuel reduction projects” for the 2019 fire season. It calls for projects that remove dead trials, clear vegetation and create fires and “defensive spaces”.

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