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A Year Ago Their House Burned In California’s Deadliest Fire. They’re Still Rebuilding Their Lives
“Our land is basically a burial ground of everything that’s important to us.”
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Border Patrol Agent To Get Probation For Wildfire Set By Explosive Gender-Reveal Stunt
The blast set off a 45,000-acre wildfire in Arizona last year.
Woman Invents Firefighter Husband To Scam $11,000 Worth Of Gifts
People who know Ashley Bemis of San Clemente, California, said she faked pregnancies in the past.
California Running Out Of Firefighting Funds As Blazes Rage
The state is burning up due to "climate change-driven extreme weather conditions," says Cal Fire director.
Wildfire Smoke Begins To Clear Up In Seattle
The air quality in Seattle and other parts of Washington, classified as "unhealthy," is finally beginning to improve.
A Look Into The Most Destructive Fire In California’s History
The Tubbs Fire was the most destructive in California’s history and left a lasting impact on both survivors and firefighters.
California Wildfires: Before And After Images Capture Terrifying Destruction
Historic blazes continue to ravage the state.
Protester Confronts Zinke On Climate Change, He Snaps: 'You Haven't Served'
"I'd like to see your child have to fight for energy," the Interior secretary at the conservative Freedom Conference.
Trump's Response To Natural Disasters Is A Window Into His Barren Soul
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His failure to lead as people lose their homes is a cynical, amoral disaster.
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California Wildfires Claim Seventh Victim, Still Spreading
By Rich McKay, Reuters
The Carr fire in northern California killed a power company lineman on Saturday, according to officials.
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California Looks To Reshape Its Wildfire Strategy As State Burns
The state needs a “more scientific and pre-emptive approach,” state Sen. Hannah-Beth Jackson said.
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Celebrity Chef Guy Fieri Cooks For Victims, Response Crew During California Wildfire
Fieri and a team of volunteers cooked for hundreds of people affected by the blazes.
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Northern California Wildfire Named 9th Most Destructive In State's History
By Marcio Jose Sanchez and Sudhin Thanawala, AP
Wildfires burning throughout California have claimed at least six lives.
Neil Diamond Thanks Colorado Firefighters With Private Concert
The singer came out of retirement to perform for firefighters who have battled a horrific blaze.
Retired Marine Saves Dozens Of Animals As California Wildfire Rages
Tucker Zimmerman reportedly also pulled a man out of a burning home.
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Fire, Fire Everywhere: The 2018 Global Wildfire Season Is Already Disastrous
A warming planet has exacerbated a dire global fire threat brought on by growing cities, poor urban planning and more combustible landscapes.
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Greece Suspects Arson In Deadly Forest Fire
By Michele Kambas and Karolina Tagaris, Reuters
Monday night’s blaze trapped dozens of people in their cars trying to flee a barreling wall of flames.
Out-Of-Control Wildfire In Northern California Is 'Taking Everything Down In Its Path'
By Jonathan Cooper and Amanda Lee Myers, AP
The blaze has taken two lives, burned several firefighters, destroyed dozens of homes and forced thousands of terrified residents to flee.
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Greek Wildfire Kills At Least 74 Near Athens
By Vassilis Triandafyllou and Alkis Konstantinidis, Reuters
The blaze, which erupted in the small resort village of Mati, is the worst the country has seen in over a decade.
Deadly Ferguson Fire Threatens Yosemite National Park Communities
The steep terrain is posing a serious challenge to firefighters.
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Spring Creek Blaze In Colorado Explodes In Size, Aided By Fire 'Tsunami'
So far, the blaze has damaged or destroyed 251 homes and is only five percent contained.
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Man Arrested For Allegedly Starting One Of Several Colorado Wildfires
Jesper Joergensen, 52, is accused of setting the Spring Fire that has destroyed more than 38,000 acres.
California Wildfire Survivors Return Home -- Some To Total Devastation
The state's largest wildfire of 2018 has scorched more than 13,000 acres and destroyed 22 structures.
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California Wildfire Calls For Evacuation Of Thousands
The Pawnee fire is one of several burning in California, and parts of the state were on high alert on Sunday for conditions that can lead to fires.
Elon Musk Company Hands Out 'Fun' Flamethrowers In Scorched LA
Musk urges buyers to be careful as a brush fire rages in Santa Clarita.
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Homeless Students, Destroyed Campuses, ‘Invisible Injuries’: What California Schools Learned From Recent Disasters
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In Santa Barbara County, the fires and mudslides are among the worst disasters in county history.
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