Dozens Of Wildfires Are Burning In The Western U.S.

 Thursday, August 4, 2016

 FOX News

Federal officials say 27 large wildfires are burning in the West. Hot, dry temperatures often combined with winds have made firefighting conditions difficult, destroying homes and forcing evacuations. Here’s a look at some of the fires:
CALIFORNIA Authorities are considering potential penalties for whoever set an illegal campfire that ballooned into a massive wildfire near scenic Big Sur in California. Officials want the public’s help in finding whoever started the fire that has charred almost 73 square miles and destroyed 57 homes.