Firefighters and air units from across the northwest to help battle the blaze.
The Ponderosa fire in northern California threatens another 900 homes. The Ponderosa fire is 57 percent contained. Elsewhere in the West, states are tallying the rising costs of big wildfires this season.
Mount Rainier park ranger Nick Hall helped rescue three climbers before he fell Thursday. Hall was the second Mount Rainier ranger to die this year.