By JOHN ANTCZAK and OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A potent atmospheric river barreled ashore in Northern California, bringing downpours that threaten to unleash destructive debris flows from wildfire burn scars...
A lawyer for a Danish man charged with arson for starting a wildfire that destroyed over 100 homes in southern Colorado in 2018 urged a judge on Thursday to dismiss the case against him because doctors have found him unable to stand trial three times due to his mental health.
Satellite imagery and surveillance video helped pinpoint arcing power lines in gale force winds as the cause of a November brush fire that destroyed five Reno homes and damaged two dozen others.
Powerful winds raking California on Tuesday reignited small fires in a forested area where a massive wildfire burned south of San Francisco last summer, authorities said.
After yet another year of catastrophic wildfires in Washington state, Commissioner of Public Lands Hilary Franz is once again proposing that the state create a dedicated fund to prevent and fight the fires.
Wildfire smoke accounted for up to half of all health-damaging small particle air pollution in the western U.S. in recent years as warming temperatures fueled more destructive fires
Tracts across Anahuac National Wildlife Refugetold different parts of the story. Hundreds of acres were totally black, freshly burned.