Aug 1, 2016

From California to Nevada, wildfires burn in seven Western states

California
Nevada
Oregon
Wyoming
Washington
Idaho
Montana
USA
by
CBC News via AP
Firefighters battle the Goose Fire near Prather in California on Monday, August 1, 2016.  Photo: CBS / KGPE
Firefighters battle the Goose Fire near Prather in California on Monday, August 1, 2016. Photo: CBS / KGPE

Wildfires were burning Monday in seven Western U.S. states, from California's famed Big Sur region to tribal towns and hamlets near Reno, Nevada.

Evacuations were ordered in Montana, Nevada, Oregon and Wyoming and firefighters were trying to stop a Washington blaze from reaching a thickly forested security zone at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation.

Follow the link below to take a closer look at some of the fires