McKinney Fire Explodes in Size Amid Hot, Windy Conditions Near California-Oregon Border
A wildfire in California exploded in size overnight amid windy, hot conditions and were quickly encroaching on neighborhoods, forcing evacuation orders for over 100 homes Saturday.
Help! Spaniards Spooked When Their Train Stops by Wildfire
Francisco Seoane and his fellow passengers got a fright when their train stopped in the Spanish countryside and they looked out the window: Wildfires were approaching them from both sides of the track.
Yosemite Wildfire Threatens Grove of Iconic Sequoia Trees
The largest grove of giant sequoias in Yosemite National Park is still closed as firefighters battle a blaze that threatens the trees and has forced hundreds of campers to evacuate. Firefighters worked furiously Saturday to keep the flames from harming the iconic grove of about 500 mature sequoias, which are the world’s biggest trees by volume. The cause of the...
Crews Fight New Mexico Fires as Some Evacuations Lift
Authorities have lifted some evacuation orders for a southern New Mexico mountain community hit by wildfire
What is a Red Flag Warning?
The combination of dry conditions, winds and warm weather can create dangerous situations for fires.
California Wildfire Is Forcing Evacuations
A California wildfire called ‘The Colorado Fire’ in the Big Sur area is forcing evacuations and authorities have closed a portion of Highway 1 in both directions
2 Missing; Survivors Count Blessings After Colorado Fire
Search teams are looking for two missing people in the snow-covered but still smoldering debris from a massive Colorado wildfire, while people who barely escaped the flames sorted through what was left after the blaze
Tens of Thousands Evacuate As Wildfire Rages in Colorado
Hundreds of homes burned as heavy winds fanned the flames on Thursday.