Western flames spread, California sees its largest 2022 fire

  • A firetruck drives along California Highway 96 as the McKinney Fire burns in Klamath National Forest, Calif., Saturday, July 30, 2022. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

  • A man runs to a truck as a wildfire called the McKinney fire burns in Klamath National Forest, Calif., on Saturday. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

YREKA, Calif. — Crews battling the largest wildfire so far this year in California braced for thunderstorms and hot, windy conditions that created the potential for additional fire growth Sunday as they sought to protect remote communities.