California milestone: 4 million acres burned in wildfires

California is poised to hit a fearsome milestone: 4 million acres (1.6M hectares) burned this year by wildfires that have killed 30 people and incinerated hundreds of homes in what is already the worst fire season on record. Flames have scorched an area larger than Connecticut and fire crews were on high alert ahead of warnings for extreme fire danger into Saturday morning.California is poised to hit a fearsome milestone: 4 million acres (1.6M hectares) burned this year by wildfires that have killed 30 people and incinerated hundreds of homes in what is already the worst fire season on record. Flames have scorched an area larger than Connecticut and fire crews were on high alert ahead of warnings for extreme fire danger into Saturday morning.

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