Windy, hot conditions fuel the explosive growth of fires in California and Montana

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Three smoke plumes from the McKinney fire are seen early Saturday from an outdoor camera that belongs to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection.

California Gov. Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency as the McKinney fire intensified. In Montana, the Elmo fire nearly tripled in size. Other states are also dealing with wildfires.

(Image credit: California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection/Cal Fire via AP)

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