Incident Meteorologist Alex Hoon, left, and other fire officials brief Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval, center, and Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell, right, on the Washington fire at a command post in Gardnerville, Nev., on Wednesday, June 24, 2015. The lightning-caused fire near Markleeville, Ca. has grown to nearly 17,000 acres since Friday.
Photo by Cathleen Allison