- Associated Press - Monday, July 27, 2015

Here is a look at wildfires burning around the West.



- Campgrounds were evacuated and hundreds of homes were threatened by a 2-square-mile wildfire in Sierra National Forest north of Fresno. It was 5 percent contained.

- Four firefighters were injured Sunday and a fire engine was damaged in a wildfire threatening about 1,800 homes in the Sierra Nevada foothills northeast of Sacramento. The fire was 20 percent contained.

- Authorities arrested a man suspected of starting a grassland fire that forced people from their homes and destroyed power lines. The blaze charred 430 acres near Elverta, north of Sacramento. It was about 25 percent contained.



- Fire crews were taking advantage of cooler, wet weather in fighting a fire in Glacier National Park in Montana that has burned about 5 square miles on the north shore of St. Mary Lake since it started July 21. The fire was 30 percent contained.



A wildfire that has burned nearly 10 square miles and destroyed one home in southeast Washington state is about 50 percent contained. It started July 20 and was human-caused.

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide