SAN FRANCISCO, CA – SEPTEMBER 09: A ship passes beneath the Bay Bridge as smoke from various wildfires burning across Northern California mixes with the marine layer, blanketing San Francisco in darkness and an orange glow. Over 2 million acres have burned this year as wildfires continue to burn across the state. (Photo by Philip Pacheco/Getty Images) Wildfires California weekly update: 09/11/20 California’s wildfires have burned more acres than any year on record. This year, unusual dry lightning storms sparked some of the biggest blazes. Click here to read the full issue of our California weekly update.