Alyson Kohl wipes her face as she combs through the charred remains of her home burned in the Carr Fire, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018, in Redding, Calif. (AP Photo/John Locher)
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Six large new wildfires erupted in the United States, pushing the number of major active blazes nationwide to over 100, with more expected to break out sparked by lightning strikes on bone-dry terrain, authorities said over the weekend. Some 30,000 personnel, including firefighters from across the United States and nearly 140 from Australia and New Zealand, were battling the blazes that have consumed more than 648,000 hectares, according to the National Interagency Coordination Center. The 77,243-hectare Carr Fire has destroyed nearly 1,100 homes.About 160 kilometers southwest of the Carr Fire, about 3,500 firefighters are battling the Mendocino Complex Fire, which has burned 132,828 hectares and was the largest fire on record in California.
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