A Dubious Distinction: River Complex Now Largest This Year in California’s USFS Lands

Snags along Denny Road

Snags along Denny Road [Photo from the InciWeb]

The Lake Fire which burned east of Los Angeles was the biggest fire in California’s United States Forest Service lands until the River Complex charring timberlands east of Willow Creek left it in the dust. The Lake Fire covered over 31,000 acres but the River Complex is already close to 36,000 and only 18% contained.



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