Since California wildfires began on Thursday, they have had a sweeping effect far beyond the original bounds of the flames, as air pollution levels in the state have since spiked to levels that are the worst in the world, according to data from PurpleAir, an air monitoring firm.

Of the three main fires, firefighters have completely contained the Hill Fire, but continue to battle the Woolsey Fire in Venture and Los Angeles County (69 percent containment) and Camp Fire in Butte County (45 percent containment). With over 600 people reported missing, 63 dead, and over 12,000 structures destroyed, the Camp Fire proves particularly devastating.

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