los angeles - The forest fires that still cause devastation in California have become the largest in the history of the state. 'The Thomas Fire' has now covered more than 273,000 hectares and is therefore larger than the 2003 fire at San Diego.
The fire started on December 4 and was fueled by a strong wind. Two people were killed and over a thousand buildings were destroyed by the fire. Firefighters also get the fire after more than three weeks but not under control. The authorities deployed nearly 3,000 firefighters.
The weather conditions have become slightly more favorable. The temperature has dropped and in some places it has rained.