The five largest fires in California history have occurred since 2003, a sign that climate change is making extreme wildfires more frequent.

A garage burns at a vineyard during the Kincade fire near Geyserville, California on October 24, 2019. – fast-moving wildfire roared through California wine country early Thursday, as authorities warned of the imminent danger of more fires across much of the Golden State. The Kincade fire in Sonoma County kicked up Wednesday night, quickly growing from a blaze of a few hundred acres into an uncontained 10,000-acre (4,000-hectare) inferno, California fire and law enforcement officials said. (Photo by Josh Edelson / AFP) (Photo by JOSH EDELSON/AFP via Getty Images)