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Top Ten Largest Wildfires in United States History

Here is the list of the top ten largest wildfires in United States history by acreage:

10

Sweat Farm Road/Big Turnaround Complex Fire
Georgia - 2007 – 468,000 acres

9

Florence/Sour Biscuit Complex Fire
Oregon - 2002 – 499,000 acres

8

Bighorn Fire
Wyoming - 1876 –  500,000 acres

7

Wallow Fire
Arizona, New Mexico – 2011 – 538, 000 acres

6

Murphy Complex Fire
Idaho, Nevada – 2007 – 653,100 acres

5

Yellowstone Fires of 1988
Yellowstone – 1988 – 793,000 acres

4

Peshtigo Fire
Wisconsin – 1871 – 1,200,000 acres

3

Taylor Complex Fire
Alaska – 2004 – 1,305,000 acres

2

Summer 2008 Wildfires
California – 2008 – 1,557,000 acres

1

Great Fire of 1910
Idaho, Montana, Washington – 1910 – 3,000,000 acres

 

Source: Wikipedia