The size of the fire has surpassed that of last year's Thomas Fire, which burned 281,893 acres in Santa Barbara and Ventura counties and destroyed more than 1,000 structures.
But fire crews made progress against the other blaze, which is now 78 percent contained.
Twin fires in Northern California being treated as one are the largest wildfire in state history and by Tuesday had scorched 455 square miles (1,178 square kilometres) - almost the size of the city of Los Angeles.
"It is extremely fast, extremely aggressive, extremely unsafe", McLean continued. Both fires began on July 27, according to Cal Fire.
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Just before 4 p.m., witnesses saw her drag Daniels into the Hillsborough River by the arms and then pull her close to her chest. At around 4:30 p.m., Tampa police divers recovered the girl's body from the river about 75 feet from the shore.
A wildfire burning in Tuolumne County in Northern California grew dramatically Sunday and led to more evacuation orders, the Sacramento Bee reported. The Mendocino Complex fire, which exploded over the weekend, is now the second-largest in California history.
Experts say 2018 has the worst start to the fire season in 10 years - partly due to the 2012-2017 drought that killed off large amounts of vegetation.
According to a statement from Cal Fire, full containment is expected on September 1.
Fire officials have said that 95 percent of all wildfires are caused by humans, from camp fires left unattended to careless smoking, to sparks from vehicles and improperly maintained power lines. The current spate of wildfires happens to be within range of large Northern California lakes and the state's biggest river, McLean said.
"There's nothing that California water policy has done that makes these fires worse or more hard to fight", Gleick said. It now sits at No. 6 on that list after destroying more than 1,600 structures and leaving six people dead.
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One sticking point is that, unlike Chelsea, Lyon can offer Champions League football to Fekir if he stays at the Groupama Stadium. Klopp is looking to assemble a team capable of being one of the main challengers for the Premier League title next season.
Meanwhile US President Donald Trump has reiterated social media comments that the fires' spread is being "made so much worse" by California's environmental laws. Jerry Brown's administration is sending water from "the North" into the Pacific Ocean.
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Tens of thousands of firefighters on Tuesday were battling relentless flames ripping across California, as the death toll from a series of infernos that first erupted last month hit 11. The fire surrounds Clear Lake, which is the largest freshwater lake in the state, a vital habitat for fish and other wildfire and a spot for water sports enthusiasts.
On Sunday, 140 fire managers and specialists from Australia and New Zealand underwent special training and were issued safety gear at the National Interagency Fire Center in Boise before being deployed to fires in the Pacific Northwest and California.
Brown's office announced Saturday that the White House has approved a request for a presidential major disaster declaration that would help fire victims in Shasta County, which has been ravaged by the Carr Fire.
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But Wahhaj and Morten initially refused to follow commands and Wahhaj was armed with a rifle and four handguns, Hogrefe said. The boy's mother told police he left with his father, Siraj Ibn Wahhaj, for a trip to a park and never returned.