Wildfires continue to burn across parts of Arizona, forcing thousands from their homes and now threatening a pair of transmission lines that provide electricity to people as far east as Texas and if damaged - not only Texas, but also parts of New Mexico could face rolling blackouts.

FOX News Radio's Todd Starnes reports:

Greg Paul, with Fox News Radio affiliate KFYI is in Pine Top, and says firefighters hope to get the blaze at least 1 - 2 % contained today (Thursday).

Pine Top is about 50 miles away from Springerville... where residents have been ordered to evacuate.

Thankfully, firefighters are getting some help fighting the blaze...

FOX News Radio's Jessica Rosenthal explains:

Fox's Casey Stegall reports from just outside of Springerville, where firefighters are desperately trying to contain the wildfire before it takes out those threatened transmission lines: