Western Wildfires

June 18, 2011 - 4:28 AM
A sky crane CH-44 drops water cooling off the edge of the track fire northeast of Raton, N.M., Friday, June 17, 2011. Along the New Mexico-Colorado border, the winds Thursday pushed one fire toward breaks that had been carved into the rugged landscape by bulldozers. Crews had anticipated the fire's movement and were prepared to hold the line with help from helicopters and air tankers. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)