Uncontrolled wildfires are raging through the drought-stricken South, blanketing multiple states in haze as firefighters race to temper the flames. If you’re not on the front lines, it may be hard to visualize just how bad these wildfires have gotten. To give you an idea of their size and scope, here’s a handy guide:

Wildfires are burning in six states: North Carolina, which is the hardest hit, plus Georgia, Kentucky, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia. All told, there are more than 30 large fires that are still uncontained. Overall, 128,000 acres have gone up in flames — a land mass that’s about nine times the size of Manhattan, more than four times the size of San Francisco… or the size of nearly 96,970 football fields. READ MORE