by Emily Atkin Posted on May 5, 2014
The fire has burned at least 4,000 acres of land, with winds in the area reaching 33 miles per hour and temperatures rising to near-100 degrees on Monday.
by Jeff Spross Posted on May 2, 2014 Updated: July 2, 2014
A new report projects the cost of fighting wildfires in 2014 will hit $1.8 billion, versus the mere $1.4 billion Congress actually allotted to the task.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on May 1, 2014
Nine schools in southern California remain closed for the second day as firefighters tackle a smokey blaze burning in the foothills east of Los Angeles.
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by Joanna M. Foster Posted on April 29, 2014
Parts of Texas and southern California may break heat records this week as temperatures soar into the triple digits.
by Tom Kenworthy Posted on April 28, 2014
Colorado Secretary of State Scott Gessler criticized Governor John Hickenlooper for failing to prepare in advance for natural disasters like the record wildfires and floods that have hit the state in the past year.
by Emily Atkin Posted on April 25, 2014
Thousands of acres of New Jersey are burning today as two large forest fires rip through the state, driven by a combination of low humidity and high winds.
by Ari Phillips Posted on April 21, 2014 Updated: April 22, 2014
Efforts are being put into new resources and methods for fire prevention.
by Ari Phillips Posted on April 17, 2014 Updated: April 18, 2014
Cal Fire recently hired nearly 100 additional seasonal firefighters to help carry the load. There's already been about triple the average number of fires for the year to date.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on April 10, 2014
With wildfire season just around the corner and much of the west and southwest still dangerously dry, the Obama Administration has released its National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on April 6, 2014
Siberia could be headed for an epic wildfire season as an unusually warm spring leads to much earlier than expected blazes.