Battle to limit one huge fire in the Oregon, due to which hundreds of people have fled their homes, give the authorities the time new outbreaks broke out in neighboring States of the country.
Although the period of fires is just beginning on USA, already hundreds of thousands of acres have become ashes as the flames are also fed by intensifying drought.
Montana, Oregon, Arizona, Idaho, Guta and New Mexico are on fire while in California the course of the Dixie fire is very reminiscent of the Camp, in 2018, which claimed the lives of 86 people and wiped out the city of Paradise. , broadcasts by ΑΠΕ ΜΠΕ.
In Oregon, more than 1,700 firefighters, with the help 12 helicopters, are trying to contain the threatening Butleg fire 2,000 houses.
“It will continue to grow – very dry vegetation and the weather are not on our side,” he said. Joe Hessel, the director of the InciWeb fire information website.
No injuries have been reported, but so far they have been destroyed 21 houses and 54 but buildings. Many residents took refuge in the Red Cross hospitality center in Klamath Falls.
The Butleg fire is the largest of at least 10 active fires in the Northwest USA and the seventh in size recorded in Oregon since 1900, according to data from the State Forest Service.
In California, the Dixie fire that started yesterday in Batie County has turned to about ashes. 9,000 acres. About 500 firefighters they try to restrict it as it continues its course in inaccessible, rocky and wooded area, about 140 kilometers north of Sacramento.
Bati County Sheriff called on residents of the small Pulga community to be ready to evacuate her. “Remember that conditions can change quickly and we urge community members to be prepared and have a plan for their family and pets,” he said.
Authorities in Washington state say the Chagway Creek fire near Nespilem, northeast of Seattle, has been brought under control after it burned an area 92,720 acres, mainly in the Colville Gender Camp. The fire was caused by lightning on Monday.