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Crews are battling wildfires across the west from California to Montana this week in triple digit heat.
One of the fires temporarily shut down the main travel route to the Burning Man festival in the Black Rock Desert about 100 miles north of Reno.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Air National Guard C-130s from Wyoming, Nevada and Colorado that are equipped to battle wildfires have been activated to fight wildfires in the western U.S.
The three large aircraft will be stationed in Fresno, California.
OROVILLE, Calif. — Relief was arriving after a rough stretch of wildfires all around the U.S. West, with firefighters slowly surrounding once-fierce blazes and evacuees starting to stream back home.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval saw a cyclical 3-year pattern in summer wildfire damage since a whopping 1.9 million acres burned statewide in 1999.
Fire forecasters say Hawaii, Alaska and the Southwest will face an increased threat of wildfires this summer.
The National Interagency Fire Center released its outlook for the spring and summer on Sunday. It says most of the country will face normal or below-normal wildfire problems.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Scientists say a growing network of cameras trained on the mountains around Lake Tahoe is changing the way crews fight wildfires.
FALLON, Nev. (AP) — Authorities are asking hunters and others to stay away from an area in north-central Nevada where a wildfire is burning on the edge of the Desatoya Mountains about 50 miles east of Fallon.