Wildfires Across U.S. West Force Thousands To Flee Their HomesWildfires forced thousands to flee their homes across the U.S. West during a sweltering, smoke-shrouded holiday weekend of record heat.
Utah Wildfire Grows To Largest Active Fire In U.S.The nation's largest wildfire has forced more than 1,500 people from their homes and cabins in a southern Utah mountain area home to a ski town and popular fishing lake.
Some High Plains Farmers struggling After Fires, DroughtDeep snow is melting into Western mountain streams, but some farmers and ranchers on the high plains are struggling amid a lengthy dry spell and the aftermath of destructive wildfires.
Oklahoma Wildfire Destroys 9 Homes, Forces EvacuationsFire officials are suggesting a blaze that has destroyed at least nine homes in eastern Oklahoma and forced the evacuation of more than 100 others may have been intentionally set.
4 Governors Seek Grazing Assistance Because Of WildfiresThe governors of Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas and New Mexico are seeking temporary suspension of grazing restrictions for farmers and ranchers because of wildfires.
Abbott Declares 6 Texas Counties Disasters After WildfiresGov. Greg Abbott has declared six Texas Panhandle counties disaster areas following deadly wildfires.
North Texas Ranchers Sending Badly-Needed Hay To PanhandleThe grass to feed cattle is gone after the wildfires.
2 Of 3 Texas Panhandle Wildfires Now ContainedOfficials said that two of the three fires that have burned the Texas Panhandle this week now are fully contained, and firefighters continue to tamp down the largest of the three.
Wind Conditions Should Ease, Helping Crews Battle WildfiresWinds are expected to diminish as emergency crews in Texas and three other states continue to battle wildfires that have killed six people and destroyed hundreds of square miles of land.
Texas Panhandle Wildfires Much Bigger Than First ThoughtAuthorities say one of the three wildfires in the Texas Panhandle is about three times larger than they had thought.
Texas Firefighters Winning Battle To Contain 2 Large WildfiresFirefighters have more fully contained two large wildfires in West Texas, including one that destroyed four homes and prompted the evacuation of nearly 1,200 others.
Crews Battling Wildfires In Texas, Oklahoma PanhandleCrews are working to contain a wildfire that's burning in a rural area of the Texas Panhandle while firefighters in Oklahoma fought back several blazes that popped up on an unseasonably warm and windy day.