Sixty firefighters worked on the fire for several hours.
Above: Firefighters suppressing a fire in Gambrill State Park March 8, 2016. Photo by Trevor James.
Tuesday night firefighters corralled a wildfire that burned about five acres in Gambrill State Park near Frederick, Maryland. Department of Natural Resources and Maryland State Park Service personnel responded to assist the Frederick County Fire and Rescue crews.
Trevor James was kind enough to allow us to use these photos he shot at the scene.
Also on Thursday a man in Halstead, Kansas was fatally burned trying to put out a grass fire. After his pants caught on fire while trying to stomp out flames, Fred Rodenberg suffered 4th and 5th degree burns over 50 percent of his body.
In India, Robert Lobo, 58, died Friday after becoming entrapped by a fire while he was cutting trees in the forest in the district of Kasaragod.
In Chile the death of a woman in her 60s who suffered a heart attack was blamed on a large wildfire that required the evacuation of 7,000 people near Valparaiso. Thirty-two people were injured, including 19 firefighters, a spokesperson from the National Emergency Office said. Five of the firefighters were badly injured, but their lives were not in danger.
In northeast Nebraska on Friday an elderly man suffered burns on his legs when he tried to put out a grass fire that started when strong winds blew embers out of a burn barrel. The fire blackened 30 acres near Crofton.