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A bout of wildfires has been spreading across the state of California since mid-August.
The August Lightning Siege of 2020 ignited hundreds of wildfires, officials say.
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Lightning strikes over 3 days
NASA's Terra satellite captured images of the fires.
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Scientists say climate change exacerbates the risks of wildfires and makes them more severe.
First responders are dealing with putting out the fires amid the global pandemic.
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