The fire has destroyed at least 10 structures and forced hundreds of people to flee, but firefighters seem to be getting the upper hand.
A brush fire is burning in the town of Cave Creek, destroying nearly a dozen structures and leading to a mandatory evacuation order.
The Maine Forest Service is warning of a high risk of wildfires this weekend.
A forest fire that consumed more than 750 acres in southern New Jersey is under investigation.
A brush fire that quickly spread to span about 2.3 square miles (6 square kilometers) in the desert hills north of Phoenix early Monday was threatening the town of Cave Creek.
Four brush fires burning a total of about 400 acres shut down a section of Interstate 75 in southwest Florida on Wednesday, officials said.
A man was arrested on suspicion of causing a fire that burned 150 acres (60 hectares) of Southern California desert, authorities said.
University of Nevada, Reno scientists are examining how drought, climate change and land management will affect future fire activity and how fires can in turn influence plant, soil and hydrologic processes.
A Florida man who allegedly set up an illegal burn barrel on his property caused a wildfire that torched approximately 343 acres of wildlands, according to state officials.