AUGUST 11, 2015 2:15 PM ET // BY DISCOVERY NEWS
NASA The latest wildfire in California doubled overnight Monday -- about 12,000 acres are now burning in the Jerusalem Fire in Lake County, north of Napa. The fire is only 8-15 percent contained. More than 1,100 firefighters are battling the blaze, the Los Angeles Times reported.
The nearby Rocky Fire was burning nearly 70,000 acres on Tuesday and was nearly 90 percent contained. The fires are so close, there's concern they might merge.
Below are some of the dramatic shots around the web and social media of the 18 wildfires burning across the state, most of them in Northern California.