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California and other parts of the West broil and burn

Late Saturday, flames jumped U.S. 395, which was closed near the small town of Doyle in California’s Lassen County

12 Jul 2021 5:49 PM

50,000 residents evacuated as tick fire rages near Los Angeles: Officials

With the help of Code for America, Los Angeles officials plan to dismiss or reduce as many as 50,000 marijuana convictions.

25 Oct 2019 1:15 PM

Million animals die in Bolivian wildfires

More than 2 million animals perish in Bolivia wildfires.

26 Sep 2019 10:56 AM

Brazilian prez admits to farmers setting Amazon forest ablaze, tells foreign powers to not meddle

‘These countries that send money, they don’t send it out of charity. They send it with aim of interfering with our sovereignty,’ Jair said.

23 Aug 2019 4:31 PM

Massive wildfire on Greek island, several villages evacuated

Over 200 firefighters were in action backed by 75 fire trucks, nine water-bombing helicopters and seven planes.

14 Aug 2019 8:36 PM


Crimean zoos offer shelter to animals from Siberian forests affected by wildfires

The wildfires have been devastating Siberia since last week.

04 Aug 2019 3:55 PM

California governor Gavin Newsom signs bill for USD 21 billion wildfire fund

'We were sobered by that immediate experience, that reality, and we got to work,' Newsom told reporters at a bill-signing ceremony.

13 Jul 2019 4:29 PM

Tourists, residents evacuated as wildfire spreads at Hawaii's Maui Island

'We can't fight the fire tonight,' the Mayor said. 'We're not going to send any firefighters into harm's way.'

12 Jul 2019 4:25 PM

Rising temperature to ignite more wildfires

Rising temperature to ignite more wildfires

26 Apr 2019 8:43 AM

Toxic effects post-wildfires are more harmful than the calamity itself

Scientists have studied wildfires for decades learning much about the impact on air, soil and nearby ecosystems in the urban communities.

13 Mar 2019 6:14 PM


Tiny particles may have huge impact on storms: Study

These particles can intensify storms, increase the size of clouds and cause more rain to fall.

28 Jan 2018 3:06 PM

California wildfire destroys hundreds of homes

The blaze, dubbed the Thomas Fire, broke out on Monday evening in the foothills above Ventura.

06 Dec 2017 12:52 PM

La Nina contributes to wildfire threat in mid-South, Plains

"It's dramatically dry earlier in the season," which typically would not begin experiencing such weather until January.

04 Dec 2017 10:27 AM

Woman gives birth while being moved to another hospital due to wildfires

Nicole was being taken to another hospital as smoke had entered their room and labour had already been induced.

12 Oct 2017 4:07 PM

Hundreds flee wildfires near Jerusalem

Police have arrested a number of people in connection with the fires across the country.

25 Nov 2016 4:50 PM