As firefighters struggled to cope with immense blazes, the state's governor G. Newsom asked for assistance from Canada and Australia.
- More than 12,000 firefighters are currently battling California's wildfires, which have already killed 6 people.
- There are hundreds of active fires, most of them were sparked by more than 12,000 bolts of lightning - 1 million acres have burned down already.
- The 314,000-acre LNU Lightning Complex and the 291,000-acre SCU Lightning Complex are some of the biggest wildfires in the state's history.
- 175,00 California's residents were forced to flee their homes.
- California's governor Newsom asked for help from the "world's best wildfire-fighters" in Australia.
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