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LOS ANGELES  | Crews battle destructive wildfires raging in US West

LOS ANGELES  — Firefighters continued to build containment around several destructive wildfires burning in California, though one stubborn blaze in the northern part of the state grew significantly and crossed the border into Oregon. The blaze on the California-Oregon state line known as the Klamathon Fire grew to 55 square miles (142 square kilometers) and … Continue reading LOS ANGELES  | Crews battle destructive wildfires raging in US West

DENVER  | Fires menace US West, tornado touches Colorado wildfire site

DENVER  — An erratic wildfire charging through extremely dry land in the heart of Colorado ski country destroyed three homes and forced people to flee, authorities said Thursday. Elsewhere in Colorado, a rare high-elevation tornado touched down at the site of another wildfire Thursday but apparently caused little damage and had no effect on the … Continue reading DENVER  | Fires menace US West, tornado touches Colorado wildfire site

DENVER | Colorado wildfire destroys 3 homes as flames menace US West

DENVER — An erratic wildfire charging through extremely dry land in the heart of Colorado ski country destroyed three homes and forced people to flee in the middle of the night, authorities said Thursday. Elsewhere in Colorado, a rare high-elevation tornado touched down at the site of another wildfire Thursday but apparently caused little damage … Continue reading DENVER | Colorado wildfire destroys 3 homes as flames menace US West

DENVER | Growing wildfires in US West mean more red on July 4

DENVER — Large wildfires grew across the American West on Wednesday, keeping thousands of people out of their homes for the July 4 holiday and forcing some strict bans on fireworks to prevent new fires from igniting in the hot, dry region. The National Interagency Fire Center on Wednesday reported more than 60 large, active … Continue reading DENVER | Growing wildfires in US West mean more red on July 4