Fires in the Brazilian Amazon increased 28% in July from a year ago, a state agency reported Saturday.
Electricity has been restored for more than 8,000 homes and businesses in a wide area of southwest Las Vegas after an overnight power outage apparently caused by a fire at a utility substation
San Francisco firefighters faced challenges as a fire moved from one building to another and they were out of fire hydrants
The source of a May wildfire that consumed 45 acres in Baxter State Park remains undetermined, but it was not caused by lightning, Maine forestry officials said.
Seattle police retreated to a precinct early Sunday, just hours after declaring a riot during large demonstrations in the city's Capitol Hill neighborhood near where weeks earlier people had set up an “occupied protest zone” that stretched for several blocks.
Protesters in California set fire to a courthouse, damaged a police station and assaulted officers after a peaceful demonstration intensified late Saturday, Oakland police said.
French authorities detained and charged a repentant church volunteer Sunday after he told investigators that he was responsible for an arson attack that badly damaged a 15th-century Gothic cathedral.
A fire that destroyed part of the Arizona and Maricopa County Democratic Party headquarters was an act of arson, authorities said Friday.
A suburban Detroit woman was arraigned Friday on charges alleging that she set fire to an acquaintance's SUV in an act that was apparently caught on video and shows a woman get blown backward after igniting a liquid she had poured through the vehicle's rear window.
Multiple fires in Glacier National Park's North Fork region in Montana have destroyed a historic patrol cabin near Polebridge, authorities said.