Smoke from the fires appears to have blown all the way across North America and more than half way across the Atlantic
As of this afternoon, 77 large fires are burning across 1.4 million acres in eight western U.S. states. That’s an area more than three times the size of Houston.
The burning is part of a long-term trend of increasing wildfire in the West, brought on by human-caused climate change.
Hardest hit by fire right now is Montana, with 26 large wildfires blazing today across 6