Wildfires scorch Western US as homes burn and thousands threatened

Flames devour a home as the Dixie Fire ripped through the Indian Falls community in Plumas County, California on Saturday, July 24, 2021.

More than 22,000 firefighters fought the flames. Heavy smoke affects visibility and could lay aircraft on the ground The nation’s largest fire is the bootleg fire in southern Oregon. Thousands of firefighters across the country battled “extreme fire behavior” on Sunday when California’s largest fire tore down homes and forced thousands of residents to flee … Read more