A fire tornado has been created by a wildfire in Los Angeles County, with one observer calling it "the biggest one I've ever seen."
"Um, don't do drugs kids (and don't start spiders on fire during a drought)," Utah Governor Spencer Cox tweeted.
Evacuation orders remain in place as the McKinney Fire continues to burn out of control in Northern California.
The fires have caused flight restrictions and are devastating areas of southern Alaska, fueled by tinder-dry grass, brush and timber in the area.
The wildfire has been growing exponentially since sparking into life on Independence Day.
The wildfire has engulfed some 4,500 acres of scrubland after winds fanned the flames for 15 miles across the dry grass and brush, forcing evacuations.
Fire officials said that 10 homes had been destroyed in south Taylor County as the Mesquite Heat fire burned for a second day,
Southern California Edison told a regulator that it detected "circuit activity" near the time the fire in Orange County started on Wednesday.
The thermal anomalies showing huge heat sources were captured by NASA's Aqua satellite.
The wildfires burning across eastern Russia have killed around 20 people so far.
More than 2,000 natural disasters have been declared across the United States in the last 70 years.
The Sevier County Volunteer Fire Department recently put out a call for donations of water, eye drops, and food, adding "... we sure would appreciate you."
Responders are working to contain the blaze, and one injury has been reported so far.
Ukraine's Center for Strategic Communications and Information Security said seven wildfires are burning in the area surrounding the nuclear power plant.
The wildfires had charred at least 14,800 acres as of 2.45 a.m on Friday.
The Orange County Register reported that two helicopters have already begun conducting water drops onto the blaze to prevent it from spreading.
A distraught pet owner suddenly had to flee the Marshall fire, leaving 11 guinea pigs behind at home.
"The outcome of that investigation is vital — there is so much at stake. We are going to be professional. We are going to be careful," said Sheriff Joe Pelle
Hundreds of homes and businesses have been destroyed by what's already been called the most destructive fire in Colorado history.
The pair are reportedly each being held on $1 million bail.
"I hope the public gains more of an appreciation about how limited we are in avoiding air pollution," said a co-author of the study.
More than 24,000 residents have evacuated in small communities along highways connecting Sacramento and South Lake Tahoe.
It's now the second-biggest wildfire in the state's history, ranking behind only last year's August Complex Fire.
British Columbia has seen a total of 1,259 fires since April 1. Currently, the province is in a state of emergency.
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Burning more than 150,000 acres, weather conditions are making it difficult for firefighters to combat the Bootleg Fire.
The recent wildfire in Alberta, Canada, is one of many that have been started by a gender reveal party gone wrong.
The Telegraph Fire and the Mescal Fire have collectively burned around 100,000 acres and both remain mostly uncontained.
The NOAA deputy director says extreme dryness in swaths of U.S. is "definitely something we're watching and very concerned about."