Wildfires cause San Francisco to turn red

Smoke from wildfires in the US state of California have caused the sky over the city of San Francisco to turn orange.

Over the last 3 weeks, numerous large fires have caused huge damage in California and Oregon. Currently, around 14,000 firefighters are battling 28 major blazes.

Wildfires have burned more than 2.5 million acres in the state this year, killing at least eight people.

Last week, strong winds blew smoke and ash from some of those blazes towards the coast.

Residents of San Francisco and the surrounding areas woke up to darkened, orange skies.

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Gabriel
Gabriel
14 days ago

Wow That must be pretty cool even though there was a typo on the title

zoe
zoe
13 days ago

wow is saw this on the news. it’s crazy. this is what happen in New Zealand this year from Australia wildfires, but not that bad.

NoFace
NoFace
13 days ago

wow

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Livi
Livi
13 days ago

Wow! It is a dangerous and enormous fire in California! I hope it doesn’t affect people and creature anymore.

ilovetutles
ilovetutles
12 days ago

that must be very scary!

you will never know
you will never know
12 days ago

big big fire hopefully they overcome the blaze

luke
luke
12 days ago

wow im just like wow im speachless

Niki The Reader
Niki The Reader
12 days ago

That is crazy! I wonder how it is there.

trickshot
trickshot
11 days ago

I hope that people put it out.

peyton thomas
peyton thomas
10 days ago

Must be a scary time for people in san francisco

bruhhhhhh
bruhhhhhh
9 days ago

WOW that sucks

claudia
claudia
9 days ago

OH NO!

bellla
bellla
9 days ago

yeah sure it looks amazing but its killing the universe and people animals and more lets just hope it stops and the world gores back to normal ( :

U will never know!
U will never know!
9 days ago

Hope it doesn’t effect the wild life!

Bloodheart
Bloodheart
9 days ago

That looks really cool but must be really scary because of the fires 🔥

Aurora
Aurora
9 days ago

To Gabriel: where’s the typo in the name?

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