**Update Wednesday 6:50 PM: Fire has grown to 300,086 acres with 47% containment. 116 residences have been destroyed.
**Update Tuesday morning: Numbers released today reveal that the Mendocino Complex fires have grown to 290,692 acres and containment has increased to 34 percent.
**Update: Cal Fire reports that both the Ranch and River Fires have collectively become the largest wildfire recorded in California as the fires burned 283,800 acres by Monday night. It remains at 30 percent containment.
Cal Fire's Charlie Blankenheim said firefighters mad some progress and were able to open up Highway 20 and Highway 29 on Monday. Blankenheim said there was more progress on some parts of the River Fire.