Fire officials say the Hewlett Fire is nearly contained. The report that the blaze was 85 percent contained came late Saturday night. Earlier in the week it prompted officials to temporarily evacuate about 80 homes.
Raging wildfires are burning tens of thousands of of acres in Arizona, Nevada and parts of New Mexico and Colorado. But federal agencies overseeing the response say they're not worried — by this time last year, there had already been more fires that destroyed more acres.