Governor Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency across multiple counties in California on Friday night as a wildfire raged through the Sierra Navada mountains.

The Butte Fire grew to 100 miles in just two days, stretching over 64,000 acres of land and threatening thousands of people and structures. Some residents were briefly evacuated on Friday.

It's just the latest in what has become a seemingly endless string of wildfires to plague California in recent years as the effects of climate change and an historically crippling drought take their toll. According to an August piece in Mother Jones, in 2015 alone up to "4,382 wildfires have already scorched a total of 117,960 acres, more than double the five-year average for this time of year."

Below, take a look at some of the other fires that have burned in California this year:

The Rocky Fire in late July. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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A fire in Clearlake, California in August. (Getty Images.)
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A fire near Lower Lake on August 11. (Photo by Stephen Lam/Getty Images)
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The Warm Fire in mid-August. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)
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