Western Wildfires

The Carpenter 1 fire glows on Mt. Charleston above Las Vegas, Wednesday, July 10, 2013. More than 270 additional firefighters arrived Tuesday to help battle the fire sparked by lightning July 1, bringing to 1,077 the number of people fighting the blaze about 25 miles northwest of downtown Las Vegas. Overall containment dropped from 15 percent to 10 percent as erratic gusts of wind pushed flames up canyons, down the mountain and across state Route 157. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

July 11, 2013 8:48 am  • 
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