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Washington National Guard Sgt. Danny Redington carries water on his back to fight hot spots as he stands near a burning tree while fighting the First Creek Fire, Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2015, near Chelan, Washington. The troops in Washington state were part of a massive response to blazes burning throughout the West.
(AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Dry conditions have made vast sections of the western U.S. susceptible to wildfires this summer. Federal firefighters and National Guard units have been called in to help local firefighters battle the blazes.
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