Several major wildfires raged in California in 2020, many of which are now amongst the largest wildfires in California history. The 2020 California lightning complex fires were particularly destructive, resulting in the loss of countless structures, several lives, and hundreds of thousands of acres of land. The CZU Lightning Complex, LNU Lightning Complex, and SCU Lightning Complex fires impacted residents across the Bay Area as the result of dry lightning and major thunderstorms. As California’s climate conditions continue to worsen, fires like these are becoming more common than ever, making it all the more important for California residents to protect themselves against these natural disasters. To learn more about how these fires began and how they impacted communities in California, here is everything you should know about the 2020 California lightning complex fires.