The Klondike Fire grew to 100,000 acres Wednesday night, leading to its classification as a megafire.

The blaze originated in the Kalmiopsis Wilderness, the same place that spawned last year’s Chetco Bar Fire (190,000 acres) and the 2002 Biscuit Fire (500,000 acres).

The National Interagency Fire Center officially defines a megafire as a one that burns at least 100,000 acres.

Read the full article at The Statesman Journal.