Oregon's wildfires have “turned a corner” as firefighters continue to make significant progress containing the flames, but Oregonians still face a long road to recovery, Gov. Kate Brown said Wednesday.
Nearly 100 people were arrested in Louisville, police said, after what had been peaceful protests. Police said vehicles were damaged, fires were set in garbage cans and several stores were looted.
Authorities say a firefighter died after his single-engine air tanker crashed while he was fighting a small fire in southwestern Idaho Tuesday evening.
Brazil's government on Wednesday said it was adding 43 more firefighters to a small force battling fires that have charred a Belgium-sized swath of the world's largest tropical wetlands.
Gusty winds fanned a southeastern Wyoming wildfire Wednesday and firefighters warned the fire could resume spreading rapidly over the next few days.
Federal investigators are looking into whether a huge wildfire near Los Angeles was sparked by Southern California Edison utility equipment, according to the company.
Firefighters are finally starting to tame an enormous wildfire burning in the mountains northeast of Los Angeles.
Police in Iowa have charged four people in the strangulation death of a man whose body was found burning last week in rural central Iowa ditch.
A California firefighter killed while battling a fire in the mountains east of Los Angeles was identified Tuesday as a member of an elite Hotshot crew dedicated to fighting wildfires.
A wildfire that roared across a Wyoming wilderness area toward cabins and a water supply reservoir for Cheyenne calmed down Tuesday but predictions for more gusty winds were cause for concern.