California wildfire

California wildfire records grim milestone as 31 dead, four million acres of land burnt 

Fire crews at a blaze in the wine country north of San Francisco were on high alert Friday as forecasters warned of extreme fire danger into Saturday.

published on : 3rd October 2020

California wildfires turn beloved Napa wine spots to ash

Smoke rose along the road and on hillsides, where crews of firefighters could be seen attacking pockets of flame with picks, shovels and hoses.

published on : 1st October 2020

Three killed in Northern California wildfire; nearly 70,000 people evacuate

The fires that began Sunday in the famed Napa-Sonoma wine country about 45 miles north of San Francisco came as the region nears the third anniversary of deadly wildfires that killed 22 people.

published on : 29th September 2020

Western US wildfire smoke causes East Coast haze, vivid sunsets

The wildfires racing across the tinder-dry landscape in California, Idaho, Oregon and Washington are extraordinary, but the long reach of their smoke isn't unprecedented.

published on : 17th September 2020

Death toll from wildfires reaches 33 in US' West Coast; flames destroy neighbourhoods

The flames have destroyed neighborhoods, leaving a barren, gray landscape in their wake, driven tens of thousands of people from their homes and cast a shroud of smoke over the region.

published on : 13th September 2020

Stunned residents tour Oregon town devastated by wildfires

A fire approaching Molalla triggered a mandatory evacuation order for the community of about 9,000 people 30 miles (48 kilometers) south of Portland.

published on : 11th September 2020

Winds pose continued threats in California wildfire

In Southern California, fires burned in Los Angeles, San Bernardino and San Diego counties, and the forecast called for the arrival of the region's notorious Santa Anas.

published on : 9th September 2020

California wildfire that burnt thousands of acres, sparked by device to reveal baby's gender

Sometimes the made-for-social-media gatherings are spectacles and include explosives and even guns, and at least one had deadly consequences.

published on : 8th September 2020

California wildfire: Five killed, 700 homes torched as changing weather prompts more fear

Smoke from the fires made the region's air quality dangerous, forcing people to stay inside.

published on : 23rd August 2020

California fires claim five lives, threaten thousands of homes

Three major collections of fires, dozens in all, carved their way on Thursday through forests, canyons and rural areas in the San Francisco Bay Area and central California.

published on : 21st August 2020

Thousands remain evacuated from Southern California wildfire

Officials allowed flames to run up the side of Mount San Gorgonio, an 11,000-foot (3,350-meter) peak, because it wasn't safe to let crews work in such steep, rugged terrain.

published on : 3rd August 2020

Death toll in California wildfire rises to 21

The wildfires have hospitalised hundreds, and charred about 170,000 acres of land, destroyed at least 3,500 structures and forced nearly 20,000 residents to evacuate.

published on : 12th October 2017

15 dead as wildfires torch California wine country

US President Donald Trump declared a major disaster in California, freeing up federal funding and resources to help fight the 17 large wildfires in the western state.

published on : 11th October 2017

Thousands evacuate as California wildfires kill 10

Fanned by winds of over 50 miles (80 kilometers) an hour, the blazes have forced more than 20,000 people to evacuate in the country's heaviest populated state since they began Sunday night.

published on : 10th October 2017