New wildfire tears through drought-stricken forest as California reels from its biggest fire in state history

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Business Insider—AP Photo/Noah Berger The Delta Fire in Northern California scorched nearly 25,000 acres of dry wildland as it raged on for a third day. Fire officials said they were making progress, but there was no containment as of Friday night. This latest fire comes as California struggles to recover from the worst fire in state history. The Mendocino Complex fire took off in late July and burned nearly 460,000 acres. Firefighters in Northern California struggled to get the upper hand on a three-day-old...

New wildfire rips through northern California. A new wildfire was raging in northern California on Friday, having already devastated almost 25,000 acres (10,000 hectares) in just two days and continuing to spread.