Rob Marciano reports on the weather conditions preventing first responders from containing the Colorado wildfire.
Neighborhoods in Colorado Springs, Colorado, are evacuated as the Waldo Canyon wildfire continues to spread.
A raging wildfire has forced 32,000 residents to evacuate their homes near Colorado Springs, Colorado. Extreme heat and winds gusting to 65 mph fueled the Waldo Canyon Fire as it broke through containment lines Tuesday afternoon.
Thousands of Colorado residents are being forced to abandon their homes as wildfires spread. CNN's Jim Spellman reports.
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A wind-fueled wildfire of epic proportions breached fire lines Tuesday and entered Colorado Springs, Colorado, prompting at least 32,000 new evacuations in the city and at the U.S. Air Force Academy, authorities said.
Photographer Kari Greer's images reveal the grueling, thankless fight done by America's wildfire heroes.
Hot, dry and windy conditions -- which have fueled rampaging wildfires across Colorado and forced more than 10,000 people from their homes -- will continue to plague the region through at least midweek.
Texas is in urgent need of a federal disaster declaration to help respond to wildfires throughout the state, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst said Friday.
CNN's Jim Spellman reports on the worst fire season in years in Texas as multiple fires continue to burn.
A raging wildfire near Austin, Texas, killed two people, officials said Tuesday, as firefighters fought to gain the upper hand against flames, wind and fatigue.
High winds fan the flames of a wildfire that has destroyed 300 homes and thousands of acres near Austin, Texas.
Strong winds whipped up several wildfires in central Texas Sunday, threatening homes and forcing some residents to evacuate.
Firefighters struggle to tame wildfires in Oklahoma and Texas, forcing families to evacuate. Melissa Rainey reports.
High winds whipped up a spreading wildfire in northern Texas on Wednesday as firefighters battled several blazes across the tinder-dry state.
A new fire in Texas forced home evacuations and consumed hundreds of acres, while fires in other states in the Southwest and Southeast challenged firefighters' efforts to contain them.
KTRK reports three brush fires near Houston, Texas, forcing residents to evacuate.
Arizona firefighters face some of the worst weather conditions of the season as they battle a massive wildfire.
Thousands of firefighters battling to control dangerous wildfires in Arizona will get a small measure of relief this week as winds calm and humidity levels rise, the National Weather Service said Monday.
Hundreds of firefighters fought to control several dangerous blazes in Arizona, fighting to make progress even as expanded evacuations and power outages signalled that the battle was far from over.
A wind-fed fire in southern Arizona grew dramatically Friday, racing down from canyons and gobbling parched grasslands and brush.
As many as 30 to 40 new wildfires have been breaking out daily in Florida amid persistent dry conditions, fire officials said Wednesday.
HLN's Bob Van Dillen updates on the wildfire situation in Arizona.
KTVK's Jared Dillingham reports from Springerville, Arizona, near the spot where a massive wildfire burns.
A fast-moving wildfire in eastern Arizona forced the evacuation Tuesday of up to 3,000 additional people, a Red Cross official said, as crews continued to battle the blaze.
One of the largest wildfires in Arizona history threatened mountain retreats and spread ash and smoke as far away as Albuquerque, New Mexico, more than 200 miles away, officials said Saturday.
A fast-moving wildfire ravaged Lonnie Creswell's life in a matter of minutes.
Crews bolstered by out-of-state help worked in Texas on Monday to contain large wildfires responsible for destroying close to 100 homes and other structures, officials said.
Firefighters are evacuating everyone living south of I-20 in Midland, Texas, as a huge wildfire burns.
Once fearing one of the worst days in the state's history for battling wildfires, Texas firefighters got the upper hand Sunday on several blazes though others remained out of their control.
I-95 remained closed in two counties because of a fire which has scorched more than 16,000 acres and is 25% contained.
Firefighters in Texas contained four wildfires and continued to fight 17 others as weather conditions Tuesday heightened the risk of the fires spreading, a forest official said.
Residents in Lubbock, Texas, say devastating fires moved too quickly to stop. KCBD reports.
Firefighters in Texas worked Monday to contain fast-moving wildfires that had destroyed at least 60 homes, burned more than 130,000 acres, and caused an accident that killed a 5-year-old child, state forestry officials said.
CNN's Anna Coren talks with Steve Joske from Australian Red Cross about the brushfires breaking out in Perth.
A wildfire that has burned more than 4,300 acres south of Salt Lake City, Utah, is 25 percent contained, officials said Tuesday.
Evacuation orders have been lifted for neighborhoods in the region of a massive wildfire in southern California that has destroyed at least one home, officials said Friday.
Residents displaced by a giant wildfire near Boulder, Colorado, began returning home Sunday while, 40 miles to the north, another fire forced mandatory evacuations west of Loveland.
High winds helped fuel fast-moving wildfires in Colorado and Oklahoma on Monday, prompting evacuations in both states, officials said.
CNN's Matthew Chance reports on wildfires raging through parts of Russia.
Russian emergency services are continuing to battle spreading wildfires over large areas of the west of the country Tuesday as authorities said the death toll had risen to 40.
Russian authorities have imposed a state of emergency around about 500 towns and villages because of wildfires burning across the west of the country, officials said Monday.
With nearly 86,000 people evacuated from fire-ravaged regions, Russian authorities said Sunday that firefighters were gaining control over blazes sweeping across thousands of acres in western Russia.
Hundreds of firefighters and more than a dozen aircraft battle a wildfire in the L.A. area as two more rage nearby.
With fire season under way, hundreds of firefighters -- backed up by more than a dozen aircraft -- are battling three wildfires in southern California.
A brush fire destroyed dozens of homes in a remote section of Southern California on Tuesday.
Several homes in Ventura County are threatened, but firefighters have not yet ordered people to evacuate the area.
Nearly 750 homes have been evacuated as an Arizona wildfire burns more than 5,000 acres. (no audio)
A 500-acre fire rages across the Lytle Creek area of San Bernardino County on Saturday.
California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger declared a state of emergency Sunday in San Bernardino County as a fast-moving wildfire burned through a national forest, threatening homes and forcing hundreds of evacuations.
Two firefighters died Sunday battling a wildfire in Los Angeles County, according to Deputy Fire Chief Michael Bryant.
Fires in central and southern California raged Saturday as triple-digit temperatures mixed with dry conditions continued to fuel the flames, torching thousands of acres and threatening scores of homes.
Greek firefighters planned to continue to work through the night to contain dozens of wildfires, including a massive blaze outside Athens, authorities said.
Greek firefighters attempt to contain blaze buffeted by shifting winds outside Athens.
A firefighter who was trapped in a fast-moving forest fire in eastern Spain Tuesday and hospitalized with severe burns, died Friday near Barcelona, the Catalan regional government said on its Web site.
A wind-fanned wildfire spread across 1,300 acres in Santa Barbara County, California, early Thursday, forcing 13,500 residents to evacuate and destroying at least 20 homes.
A Los Angeles wildfire destroyed the homes of residents of a moblile home park. KCAL's Stacey Butler reports.
Two wildfires rage through California's San Fernando Valley.
Officials are close to lifting the evacuation orders for thousands of people that fled raging wildfires that have torched more than 20,000 acres of Southern California terrain, Los Angeles mayor said Tuesday.
Hundreds of firefighters are battling a wildfire that is threatening homes and wineries in California's Napa Valley
Firefighters were making progress Thursday battling wildfires that charred 49,000 acres in Northern California and caused thousands to evacuate, a state fire official said.
Thousands of residents north of Sacramento have been told to flee after erratic winds blew embers across wildfire containment lines
Fires continue to spread in Goleta, California.
No new major fires had broken out as fire crews inched closer to getting some of the largest of 1,420 blazes surrounded, according to the state Office of Emergency Services
CNN's Dan Simon has the latest on a huge wildfire that continues to burn through Los Padres National Forest.
Smoke climbed high into the sky Friday as firefighters struggled to contain two wildfires that combined near Big Sur in California, a fire official said.
Hundreds of firefighters worked Thursday to protect the scenic community of Big Sur from a lightning-sparked wildfire that inched closer to historic structures after burning 16 homes
California firefighters battle wildfires that forced hundreds of people from their homes in Napa County. (No audio)
Firefighters battle hundreds of wildfires including one in Napa County that led to the evacuation of about 250 homes.
Officials say the Trabing wildfire in Santa Cruz County, California, is composed of five separate fires.
High winds make it difficult for crews to contain a two-thousand acre wildfire near the Grand Canyon.
Huge wildfires, such as the ones that have charred more than 460,000 acres this week in Southern California, are becoming more common in the Western United States, and scientists say warming trends and other climate factors may be responsible.
More than a dozen uncontained wildfires raged Monday across Southern California, threatening thousands of structures and forcing people to flee homes from San Diego to Malibu to Lake Arrowhead.
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A persistent drought, coupled with unseasonably high temperatures and gusty winds, have led to a record number of wildfires this year, and weather and fire officials say conditions are ripe for more activity this spring.
Spaniards have been "too tolerant" of the 19,000 wildfires recorded nationwide this year, according to the country's environment minister.
At least six forest fires are continuing to burn in northern Spain, but authorities say only one was considered a "level 1" fire that seriously threatens people or structures.
At least 10 fires are burning across Spain -- although numerous others have been under control or extinguished -- and the Civil Guard announced it had arrested 99 people since June on suspicion of starting forest fires.
An army of firefighters and aircraft in Spain is continuing to battle a forest fire that authorities believe was started by a barbecue, with hopes of bringing it under control later Tuesday, government officials said.
Weather forecasters predicted little relief Monday for firefighters battling wildfires that have scorched thousands of acres and forced hundreds of people to leave their homes in California.
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