The Spring Creek fire near Fort Garland quickly expanded to become the largest wildfire burning in Colorado.
The fire has exploded in size since it was sparked on Saturday.
The spreading fire was still zero percent contained.
"She's been burned on all four of her feet, particularly her toes quite badly," a Colorado Parks and Wildlife official has said.
Authorities initiated evacuations for those near the Florissant Fire Friday afternoon.
More than 100 firefighters were on scene working to contain the flames.
Officials announced Wednesday that the fire is just 15 percent contained.
The fire started in the right of way of Highway 550 on Friday morning and made its way into the San Juan National Forest.
The former Montana congressman and Navy SEAL has faced plenty of questions about his air travel as secretary of the interior.
2017 is one of the worst years on record for natural disasters, a report revealed Thursday
How the current southern California fires will compare remains to be seen.
The footprint of the flames in Bel-Air is the same as a 1961 blaze that consumed 500 homes, fire authorities said.
Winds of up to 60 mph are pushing the fire in the direction of the cities of Santa Paula and Ventura.
The past five years have been the warmest five-year period on record.
Volunteers are helping feed non-citizen laborers who find themselves ineligible for benefits after wildfires destroyed their livelihoods.