846,185-acre #AugustComplexFire – close to human activity – burning over a month – How can Cal Fire determine so quickly 27 fires all started by lightning?

The complex’s huge size is due to many lightning fires merging, including the Elkhorn, Hopkins, Willow, Doe and Vinegar fires.

How can Cal Fire determine so quickly 27 fires all started by lightning?

https://www.fire.ca.gov/incidents/2020/8/16/august-complex-includes-doe-fire/

https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/6983/

The August Complex Fire is a combination of 37 fires sparked by lightning in Mendocino National Forest on Aug. 17, the U.S. Forest Service said in a statement. It has so far burned 471,185 acres and is 24 percent contained.