The Rim Fire in the Stanislaus National Forest near in California began on Aug. 17, 2013 and is under investigation. The fire has consumed approximately 149, 780 acres and is 15% contained. U.S. Forest Service photo.

Wildfires have started in Colorado and California!

On October 5th a blazing wildfire started on 6,ooo acres of land in a small town 142 miles from Denver, Colorado. In the small town of Salida, Colorado, people are trying to get rid of the humongous fire. About 1,000 miles away another wildfire started in Los Angeles, California. About 6 days after the fire started in California, one man died of the terrible gust of winds. In Colorado, the fire increased an additional 200 acres and more than 800 responders are trying to put out the blazing fire. After all the fighting firefighters are still trying to put out the fires.