Los Angeles Times: "“Already this year, Cal Fire has responded to an over 100% increase in the number of wildfires than average,” Berlant said.
The fires were more proof that California’s drought conditions have created a year-round fire season.
“It starts with the drought,” Berlant said. “The grass, the brush and the trees -- not only in San Diego County, really across California -- are really dry.”"
photo Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times