Fire in Parleys Canyon, Utah, forces thousands to evacuate
A wildfire broke out in Parleys Canyon in Utah on Saturday afternoon, August 14.
Thousands of residents have evacuated the area.
The Parleys Canyon Fire started in Salt Lake County, near the Summit County border, and grew rapidly in the mountains, threatening thousands of buildings.
Video showed fire-fighting planes battling the blaze and cars riding along a highway close to the billowing smoke.