Carpenter 1 fire rages outside Las Vegas

Associated Press
The sun shines over the Las Vegas Strip skyline as smoke continues to billow from the Carpenter 1 fire on Mount Charleston on Monday, July 8, 2013 in Las Vegas. Homes were threatened, but more than 750 firefighters, including 18 elite Hotshot crews, were battling the Carpenter 1 Fire some 25 miles northwest of Las Vegas, said Jay Nichols, a U.S. Forest Service spokesman in the Spring Mountains National Recreation Area. (AP Photo/Las Vegas Review-Journal, David Becker)

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Photos from the Carpenter 1 fire outside Las Vegas, Nev., which has charred an area the size of Manhattan Island, according to the Associated Press.

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