California Highway Reopens After Blaze Forces 6-Day ClosureOfficials with the California Department of Transportation say one lane in each direction of Interstate 5 reopened Monday morning.
Main California Highway Closed By Fire Until Declared SafeInterstate-5 in California was a ghost road Friday morning along a 45-mile stretch that remained closed since fire swept down and turned hills on either side into walls of flame.
Abandoned Trucks Litter California Highway As Wildfire RagesThe Delta Fire erupted Wednesday afternoon and within hours had devoured nearly 8 square miles of timber and brush on both sides of Interstate 5.
Exploding Wildfires In The West Derail 4th Of July PlansA growing wildfire destroyed more than 100 homes in the Colorado mountains, while other blazes across the parched U.S. West meant the evacuation of hundreds from their homes.
Officials: Palo Pinto County Brush Fire Continues To GrowEmergency crews continue work in Palo Pinto County where they're trying to get the upper hand on a growing brush fire.
Drought-Stricken West Braces As Wildfire Season Flares UpSevere drought has already forced officials in several western states to close national parks as precautions against wildfires and issue warnings throughout the region.
'Like Dominoes': Utah Homes Burn As Wildfires Menace U.S. WestA fast-moving brush fire destroyed eight homes in the Utah tourist town of Moab, while more than 3,000 people in Colorado and Wyoming fled multiple wildfires.
Extreme Fire Danger Forces Another National Forest To CloseExtreme fire danger prompted officials to shut down a sprawling forest that includes some of Colorado's most stunning mountains in a region.
Growing Colorado Wildfire Forces More EvacuationsA growing wildfire burning in southwestern Colorado forced more people from their homes Sunday as crews tried to slow the blaze being fed by continued hot, dry and windy conditions.
Texas Panhandle Wildfire Burns More Than 69,000 AcresFirefighters in the Texas Panhandle are working to contain a wildfire that's blackened more than 69,000 acres.
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.
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.
'Critical' Wildfire Weather Expected In Texas, OklahomaForecasters are warning of dangerous wildfire conditions Monday in parts of Texas and Oklahoma.
Drought, Other Factors Contribute To Larger Texas WildfiresLarger, more threatening wildfires are occurring at greater rates as Texas faces drought, development and changes in how land is used.