Iron Alps Complex, Trinity County (August 2008): 10 dead
But it is one of the 21 blazes which are stretching condition firefighting sources towards the limit.
Loop, La County (November 1966): 12 dead
Griffith Park, La County (October 1933): 29 dead
Gorge, La County (August 1968): 8 dead
The encompassing Redwood Valley fire in Mendocino county, sparked on Monday, claimed a minimum of 6 lives, scorched over 30,000 acres and sent over 8,000 fleeing.
Cedar plank, North Park County (October 2003): 15 dead
Hauser Creek, North Park County (October 1943): 11 dead