There are still many <strong>forest fires in the western United States. The fires now also spread to inhabited areas and colour the sky completely orange in some places
In the state of Oregon five villages and hundreds of houses have been destroyed. Firefighters are trying to save as many houses as possible. Also, many people have been brought to a safe place by helicopters.
The forest fires in the area have been going on for weeks. The fires have destroyed an area as large as half of the Netherlands. Due to drought and strong winds, the fires are spreading rapidly.