By Noah Berger, Associated Press
A 3-week-old wildfire engulfed Greenville, California, leaving much of its downtown in ashes, while a new wind-whipped blaze also destroyed homes as crews braced for another explosive run of flames in the midst of dangerous weather.
By Mehmet Guzel, Zeynep Bilginsoy, Associated Press
Authorities have said safety precautions have been taken at the Kemerkoy power plant and its hydrogen tanks had been emptied. Local reporters said late Wednesday the wildfires had also prompted the evacuation of the nearby seaside area of Oren.
By Hussein Mallah, Fadi Tawil, Associated Press
Lebanon's civil defense says it deployed 25 firetrucks, supported by four air force helicopters and military units, to put out the blaze. But the fires continued to rage, spreading east.
By Nathan Howard, Associated Press
The Bootleg Fire, which has scorched an area half the size of Rhode Island, is 40% surrounded after burning some 70 homes. Fire officials say they've surrounded much of the bottom half.
By Casey Kuhn
These techniques are resurfacing in local fire management collaborations between tribes, U.S. Forest Service and non-governmental organizations to help prevent now-common calamities.
By Haven Daley, Associated Press
A Northern California wildfire crossed into Nevada, prompting new evacuations, but better weather has been helping crews battling the nation's largest blaze in southern Oregon.
By Christopher Weber, Associated Press
Firefighters were working in extreme temperatures across the U.S. West and struggling to contain wildfires, the largest burning in California and Oregon, as another heat wave baked the region, straining power grids.
By Stephanie Sy, Leah Nagy, Lena I. Jackson, Sam Lane
In the middle of an unprecedented heat wave and a worsening drought, western U.S. states are bracing for what could be an even harsher wildfire season than last year's — potentially the worst on record. With many residents still picking…
By Terry Chea, John Antczak, Associated Press
Three big wildfires have burned about 60 square miles of land in the Mount Shasta region as of early Friday. Damage is reported at the Salt Fire, which prompted evacuations in the unincorporated community of Lakehead north of the city…
By Aamer Madhani, Matthew Daly, Associated Press
The Biden administration says it is hiring more federal firefighters — and immediately raising their pay — as officials ramp up response efforts in the face of a severe drought that's setting the stage for another destructive summer of intense…
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