Fires

Lizzy Buczak
September 12, 2020 - 12:18 pm
As fires continue to engulf the West Coast, they’ve taken several victims including a boy who was found clutching his dog. 13-year-old Wyatt Tofte was a victim of the wildfires in Marion County, Oregon. Read more now.
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Johnny Lopez
September 10, 2020 - 2:00 am
A family had to make an harrowing escape after their vehicle ran out of gas while fleeing from a wildfire. The family had been camping at Detroit Lake State Park in Oregon.
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Photo credit Refugees and migrants run as fire burns in the Moria refugee camp on the northeastern Aegean island of Lesbos, Greece, on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020. Fire Service officials say a large refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos has been partially evacuated despite a COVID-19 lockdown after fires broke out at multiple points around the site early Wednesday. (AP Photo/Panagiotis Balaskas)
September 09, 2020 - 3:46 am
Greece: Fire sweeps through refugee camp on virus lockdown…
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Photo credit Afghan security personnel and Municipality workers work at the site of an explosion in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020. Spokesman for Afghanistan's Interior Ministry said the bombing that targeted the convoy of the country's first vice president on Wednesday morning killed several people and wounded more than a dozen others, including several of the vice president's bodyguards.(AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
September 09, 2020 - 3:04 am
Afghan officials: Kabul bomb targets VP, kills 10 civilians…
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Photo credit Property is left in ruins after the Creek Fire passed through Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020, in Tollhouse, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
September 09, 2020 - 12:17 am
Gusty winds pose continued wildfire threats in California…
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Photo credit Flames burn at a home leveled by the Creek Fire along Highway 168 on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020, in Fresno County, Calif. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
September 08, 2020 - 10:53 pm
Firefighters overtaken by flames in California mountains…
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Photo credit California National Guard shows dozens of evacuees are evacuated to safety on a Cal Guard Chinook Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020, after the Creek Fire in central California left them stranded. More than 200 people were airlifted to safety after a fast-moving wildfire trapped them in a popular camping area in California's Sierra National Forest. The California Office of Emergency Services said Black Hawk and Chinook helicopters were used for the rescues that began Saturday night and continued overnight. (California National Guard via AP)
September 06, 2020 - 10:56 pm
California simmers while it burns, but no big power outages …
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Tim Ryan
September 03, 2020 - 5:31 pm
California faces a “significant wildland fire potential” over the next several months, according to the National Interagency Fire Center in Boise, Idaho. The cost of fire suppression is steep and getting steeper.
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Tim Ryan
August 26, 2020 - 11:00 pm
The loss of wildlife to scores of California wildfires is anyone’s guess. You can add fire to habitat destruction, poaching and lead poisoning in threats faced by the endangered California condor.
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Eric Brooks
August 20, 2020 - 8:37 pm
California’s oldest state park and home to some of the most celebrated ancient coast redwood trees appears to be no more. Wildfires have destroyes the park.
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