With help from unprecedented heat waves and drought, new fires are rapidly igniting, sometimes quicker than they can be contained.
The 5 largest burning wildfires in the U.S.
This year is on track to be another devastating wildfire season. As of Saturday, there are a total of 88 large wildfires burning in the U.S., according to the National Interagency Fire Center. Here are the five active wildfires with the largest acreage burned so far.