- Associated Press - Monday, July 27, 2015

Here is a look at wildfires burning around the West.

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CALIFORNIA

- 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.

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GLACIER NATIONAL PARK

- 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.

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WASHINGTON STATE

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.


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