Stories tagged: wildfire
Tue., Aug. 7, 2018, 4:50 p.m.
Wildfire smoke in southern Oregon is forcing organizations that are dependent on tourist dollars to scramble for other options.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 7, 2018, 11 a.m.
Wildfires tearing through trees and brush, rampaging up hillsides and incinerating neighborhoods: The places and names change, but the devastation is showing signs of becoming the new normal in California.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 6, 2018, 6:39 p.m.
The Angel Springs fire near Davenport is 15 percent contained, with crews from local, state and federal agencies working to contain it.
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 5, 2018, 1:59 p.m.
Crews continued to battle a wildfire in eastern Washington state Sunday that has burned two structures and threatens about 60 others.
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 4, 2018, 5:19 p.m.
A central Idaho wildfire grew to 100 square miles on Saturday and entered remote, mountainous terrain.
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 4, 2018, 4:16 p.m.
The Angel Springs fire 7 miles northeast of Davenport continued to burn throughout Friday night, and remains active Saturday, having increased in size and claimed an additional structure.
Fri., Aug. 3, 2018, 2:13 p.m.
A central Idaho man authorities say started a wildfire by shooting exploding targets is facing charges and could ultimately have to pay the cost of fighting the fire that grew …
Thu., Aug. 2, 2018, 3:44 p.m.
A cat seeking refuge from a raging Northern California wildfire found a fine-feathered friend as it awaited rescue from the heat and flames.
Thu., Aug. 2, 2018, 9:05 a.m.
A new blaze in a wildfire-plagued area of Oregon nearly tripled in size overnight.
Thu., Aug. 2, 2018, 5 a.m.
National Guard employs two Black Hawks to help fight wildfires in Eastern Washington.
Wed., Aug. 1, 2018, 7:57 p.m.
A new fast-moving fire has forced mandatory evacuations south of The Dalles.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 1, 2018, 8:30 p.m.
A massive wildfire in Northern California has torched more than 1,000 homes in and around the city of Redding, authorities said Wednesday as some evacuees were allowed to return home …
Tue., July 31, 2018, 1:45 p.m.
More firefighters are being called in to fight a fast-growing central Idaho wildfire that has been classified as one of the top priorities in the Great Basin region.
Mon., July 30, 2018, 10:24 a.m.
Authorities have evacuated some recreation areas in central Idaho because of extreme wildfire behavior in the region.
UPDATED: Mon., July 30, 2018, 11:43 a.m.
Thousands more people fled their homes after wildfires surged near a small lake town in Northern California, and the advance of the state’s largest, deadliest blaze slowed slightly after days …
UPDATED: Sat., July 28, 2018, 5:03 p.m.
A wildfire near Chelan has slowed down thanks to overnight rain, though officials warn that evacuation orders remain.
UPDATED: Sat., July 28, 2018, 9:04 p.m.
The death count from a Northern California wildfire rose to five Saturday after two young children and their great-grandmother who had been unaccounted for were confirmed dead.
UPDATED: Fri., July 27, 2018, 11:18 a.m.
A wildfire in southwestern Idaho about 35 miles north of Boise has grown, but officials say a heavily-traveled north-south route that connects urban populations with outdoor recreation areas is open.
Thu., July 26, 2018, 9:45 a.m.
The fire near mile marker 73 on Highway 55 has covered 2,000 acres and continues to grow as a larger team arrives in Boise and prepares to fight it.
Tue., July 24, 2018, 3:12 p.m.
About 300 firefighters are fighting a wildfire near the small community of Pollock in west-central Idaho.
Tue., July 24, 2018, 9:43 a.m.
More firefighters are being called in to fight a wildfire near the community of Pollock in west-central Idaho.
UPDATED: Sat., July 21, 2018, 9:21 a.m.
Federal officials plan to put in more fuel breaks along roadways as part of a plan to stop wildfires in southwestern Idaho and southeastern Oregon.
UPDATED: Sat., July 14, 2018, 10:08 p.m.
A second-generation California firefighter who was using a bulldozer to prevent a wildfire from spreading was killed Saturday near Yosemite National Park, state fire officials said.
Tue., July 10, 2018, 5:11 p.m.
More than 600 firefighters slowed the progress Tuesday of a massive wildfire in a remote part of northern Nevada that is generating so much heat and smoke that it’s now …
Tue., July 10, 2018, 7:35 a.m.
The central Washington town of Vantage has been evacuated and Interstate 90 has been closed in both directions by a fast-moving wildfire.
UPDATED: Thu., July 5, 2018, 9:02 p.m.
An erratic wildfire charging through extremely dry land in the heart of Colorado ski country destroyed three homes and forced people to flee in the middle of the night, authorities …
UPDATED: Tue., July 3, 2018, 2:04 p.m.
A 39-year-old man has admitted to setting a fire that destroyed nearly 30 homes in north-central Washington in 2015.
Mon., July 2, 2018, 11:50 a.m.
Evacuation orders have been lifted for residents whose homes were threatened by a range fire in the Wenas Valley Monday morning.
UPDATED: Sun., June 24, 2018, 8:57 p.m.
A wind-driven wildfire destroyed a dozen buildings and threatened hundreds of others Sunday as it raced across dry brush in rural Northern California.
Sat., June 23, 2018, 1:26 p.m.
Evacuation notices have been lifted for residents in about 30 homes as a wildfire burning in central Washington reaches 50 percent containment.