The oldest fires in the United States since the 1990s


The power line catches as Woolsey fire burns on both sides of the Pacific Highway (Highway 1) in Malibu, California as a nightmare on November 9, 2018

In California, fierce forests are the worst in the United States, including at least 31 people killed as 250,000 flee their homes.


Blazes' biggest and most destructive "camp fire" in the foothills of the Sierra-Nevada mountains began on November 9 and 29 people said.

This death was one of the most common wildfires in the United States when 29 people were killed in 1933 in the city of Los Angeles, Griffith Park.

The United States regularly struck by wild fires in its quiet late summer months. Here are some of the most deadly periods since the 1990s:

2018: 10 die in two blues

The fire that begins in July at Northern California in northern California is raging for six weeks and says eight people live, three of them are firefighters.

Called "Carr Fire", which razes more than 1,000 houses, forcing evacuation of 40,000 people.

"Mendocino Complex", which begins a few days later south-west, was the biggest fire in the history of California on 7 August. In the end, approximately 460,000 hectares (186,000 hectares) occupy local authorities and say that two people live.

2017: 42 people were killed in California

California has been destroyed by about 20 wild forests in early October that will last 42 people, including most wine producing Sonoma County, north of San Francisco, where 22 people die.

As far as 11,000 firefighters from Australia are concerned, more than 245,000 hectares of explosions, 100,000 people evacuated and destroyed about 10,000 buildings.

2016: 13 killed in the tourist area

The fire broke out in late November at the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, a popular tourist zone along the Tennessee-North and North Carolina borders in the south-east and rapidly spreading strong winds and tornadoes.

Thirteen people were killed, 12 were directly linked to Blaze and one heart attack to escape, the government said.

2013: 19 firefighters

The rapidly spread Yarnell Hill fire, which begins in the southwest of Arizona in late June, announces the lives of 19 firefighters in one afternoon on June 30 when it explodes into firestorm.

After the attacks of September 11, 2001, the lives of firefighters are the biggest.

2003: 22 people die

In October, 10 days of fire broke out in southern California, destroying cities and at least 22 people around San Diego and San Bernardino, and on the border between the two countries.

14,500 Firefighters' Army calls on 17 wild woods, built on 750,000 hectares, and around 2,500 homes.

2000: 13 killed as six states burn down

In July and August 2000, 13 people died as dozens of fires were burned in California, Idaho, Florida, Nevada, Montana and Wyoming.

Idaho and Montana are the hardest hit with 1.2 million hectares. Among the dead are the two prisoners volunteer firefighting squad Utah.

1994: 20 firefighter

As a result of fires in the West of the United States, in the beginning of 1994, for four weeks, 20 Officers' lives and several thousand hectares of land, including California, Montaña and Utah.

The most grueling was reported on July 6 when 14 firefighters were killed in a Colony colony in Glenwood waters.

1991: 25 dies, still in California

In October 1991, 25 people were killed in a few days in California, killing more than 3,000 buildings near Oakland.


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