The startling stats behind the California wildfires

Updated 11:51 AM ET, Tue October 29, 2019

(CNN)Firefighters in California are battling more than a dozen blazes across the state, which have collectively displaced hundreds of thousands of people and thrown entire communities into darkness and chaos.

The newest fire, the Getty Fire, broke out near Los Angeles Monday morning and quickly incinerated hundreds of acres of land and at least eight homes. Farther north, near San Francisco, the already-devastating Kincade Fire is still spreading.
Here are some other must-know numbers and stats about the wildfires currently threatening California.