General Frank McKenzie, head of U.S. Central Command, said the U.S. military will defend the airport with force if it becomes necessary.
Western governments evacuated their embassies, citizens and Afghans who assisted their military mission as the Taliban converged on Kabul.
"Most of all, I want to thank these brave Afghans for standing with the United States," President Joe Biden said.
The blazes that have been burning in California for more than a week are currently just 15 percent contained.
"Dow's Houston Operations Bayport site had a tank wagon vent Hydroxy Ethyl Acrylate (HEA) this morning," Dow spokesperson Stacey Gautreau said.
Firefighters are tackling 80 large wildfires currently burning across at least 14 U.S. states that have been exacerbated by a summer heatwave and drought.
"If you look at the condition of this apartment, it's not good," resident Esmart Romero said. "You get what you pay for."
In addition to the evacuations and closures by other nations, thousands of Afghans are trying to leave the country due to anxieties over the future.
The Lind Fire sparked amid a historic heat wave in the country's Pacific Northwest region, with record-breaking temperatures reported in parts of Washington.
The Oil Springs Fire in Rio Blanco County, which is zero percent contained, is the biggest of five "active large fires" currently burning in Colorado, according to acreage.
In a statement issued by the Rockton Police Department, they said that Rockton Fire "has ordered a mandatory evacuation due to a chemical fire."
As the cyclone pushed ashore Wednesday, more than 1.1 million people were evacuated during a coronavirus surge.
A Public Safety Power Shutoff is being considered for over 14,000 Southern California Edison customers in Ventura County and more than 16,000 in neighboring Los Angeles County.
Bomb squads were called to the scene near Cascade Medical after the sheriff's office was contacted "about a bomb threat in a garbage can," city officials reported.
The Bond Fire has burned 6,400 acres of the state, with 10 percent contained, as of Friday, according the Orange County Fire Authority.
Firefighters continue to battle 22 wildfires across the state, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire).
There are 18 large active fires burning in California, which have collectively burned over 2.2 million acres, according to the National Interagency Fire Center.
Six large fires have burned over 447,000 acres of Colorado, as of Tuesday, according to the National Interagency Fire Center.
There are currently seven large active fires in Colorado, which have collectively burned at least 423,133 acres, as of Sunday.
There are five other large active fires in Colorado, which have collectively burned 232,358 acres, according to the National Interagency Fire Center.
The blaze was at around 19,000 acres Wednesday morning and expanded to over 30,000 acres by early evening, according to fire officials.
Several park and road closures have been announced in various parts of the area affected by the fire.
The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection has warned that "humidity recovery remains slow, continuing the increased fire danger."
Fire suppression efforts in the West Zone of the August Complex Fire were hampered by "dangerously low humidity levels" on Monday, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection confirmed.
More than 16,500 firefighters are battling 23 major wildfires.
Fire activity in the Glass Fire area is projected to pick up following the Red Flag Warning in effect across the region.
The air quality is expected to remain "unhealthy" through Friday in the Northern Zone and Eastern Zone of the Bay Area.
A Red Flag Warning remains in place for parts of southern California due to critical fire weather.
A state of emergency has been declared across Napa, Sonoma and Shasta counties due to the Glass and Zogg fires.