2010 California wildfires

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2010 California wildfires
Leona Valley Crown Fire Phos-Chek drop 2.jpg
Statistics[1]
Total fires 6,554
Total area 109,529 acres (443.25 km2)
Cost Over $56.2 million (2010 USD)[2]
Fatalities None reported[3]
Non-fatal injuries None reported[3]
Season
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The 2010 California wildfires were a series of wildfires that were active in the state of California during the year 2010.[2] During the year, a total of 6,554 wildfires burned 109,529 acres (443.25 km2) of land.[1]

Fires[edit]

Below is a list of all fires that exceeded 1,000 acres (4.0 km2) during the 2010 fire season.[3] The list is taken from CAL FIRE's list of large fires.

Name County Acres Km2 Start Date Contained Date Notes
Cotton San Luis Obispo 2,044 8.3 May 15, 2010 May 17, 2010
McKinley Riverside 1,000 4.0 May 20, 2010 May 22, 2010
Robinson Merced 1,600 6.5 June 11, 2010 June 12, 2010
Aliso San Diego 3,225 13.1 July 13, 2010 July 13, 2010
Sand 2 Kern 1,254 5.1 July 16, 2010 July 22, 2010
Indian Kern 1,822 7.4 July 18, 2010 July 24, 2010
Mono Mono 1,205 4.9 July 26, 2010 July 29, 2010
Bull Kern 16,442 66.5 July 26, 2010 August 10, 2010 14 Structures destroyed
McDonald Lassen 9,408 38.1 July 27, 2010 August 10, 2010
West Kern 1,650 6.7 July 27, 2010 August 6, 2010 50 structures destroyed
Crown Los Angeles 13,918 56.3 July 29, 2010 August 3, 2010 10 structures destroyed
Bar Plumas 1,040 4.2 July 31, 2010 August 10, 2010
Pozo San Luis Obispo 1,200 4.9 August 21, 2010 August 22, 2010
Post Kern 1,312 5.3 August 25, 2010 August 28, 2010
Bullard Yuba 1,307 5.3 August 27, 2010 August 31, 2010
Bullards Nevada 1,500 6.1 August 27, 2010 September 13, 2010
Canyon Kern 9,820 39.7 September 12, 2010 September 19, 2010 1 structure destroyed

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Report of Wildland Fires and Acres Burned by State 2010" (PDF). National Interagency Fire Center. Retrieved 19 August 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "2010 Wildland Fire Summary" (PDF). CAL FIRE. Retrieved 7 August 2015. 
  3. ^ a b c "Large Fires 2010" (PDF). CAL FIRE. Retrieved 14 August 2015.