The Round Fire began Friday morning at the eastern base of the Sierra Nevada. By Sunday evening, the fire was 75% contained.
A wildfire near Adelaide, South Australia, destroyed a kennel, killing dozens of pets Saturday. Various fires have also forced thousands of evacuations and destroyed homes.
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A spokesman for the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection said the agency lost contact with an air tanker Tuesday. The Dog Rock Fire burned 130 acres in two hours.
About 185 people had to be evacuated from the park Sunday, including dozens of hikers by helicopter from the summit of Half Dome, as flames quickly spread.
Update: The Carlton Complex fire forced as many as 500 residential evacuations by July 25. Four other wildfires in Washington also continued to burn tens of thousands of acres.
A spate of wildfires charred more than 20,000 acres, as of Friday, in Southern California. The fires forced thousands to evacuate.
The Bernardo Fire burned more than 800 acres in northern San Diego County Tuesday. Meanwhile, authorities were trying to figure out who sent a “fire in your pants” warning.
The fires in Valparaiso consumed nearly 2,900 homes and killed 15 people while injuring hundreds more, according to Interior Minister Rodrigo Penailillo.
More than 2,000 homes have also been destroyed as flames engulf the port city Valparaíso.
The Colby Fire burned more than 1,700 acres northeast of Los Angeles on Jan. 16.
More than 2,000 people were evacuated Thursday as a fast-moving wildfire broke out near Glendora, Calif. Three men are in custody in connection with the fire.
“We know it’s human caused. There was no lightning in the area,” a fire chief said. The blaze near Yosemite National Park has torched more than 213,000 acres — the state’s fifth largest ever recorded.
Thousands of homes are in danger as crews fight to control one of the largest fires in state history.
UPDATED: It is 25% contained. More than 1,500 residents have been evacuated and five people have been injured.
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The 30,000-acre wildfire near Santa Clarita, Calif., is about 40% contained. At least six homes have been destroyed on the gorgeous lakeside land, which hasn’t burned since 1929.
Texas is in the grips of the worst wildfire outbreak on record. Texas Parks and Wildlife put out this video to show exactly how fast a wildfire can spread, devastating everything in its path.