The so-called Wallow wildfire, now the size of Phoenix, continued to spread Wednesday across Eastern Arizona, forcing several communities to evacuate as thousands of firefighters continue battling the blaze. Jeffrey Brown gets an update from Jim Cross, a reporter for…
In other news, Los Angeles county detectives opened an investigation into the wildfires that claimed the lives of two firefighters this week, and Israel plans to speed up the pace of settlement expansion in the West Bank.
In other news, firefighters have contained approximately 40 percent of a massive wildfire burning through Southern California, and Vice President Joe Biden defended the federal stimulus program, saying it has helped create or save as many as 750,000 jobs.
Scientists are already witnessing climate change increase the threat of wildfires, as warmer temperatures drive more beetles to the forest, where they in turn kill trees and make the woods more susceptible to catching ablaze. Heidi Cullen of Climate Central…
Residents across several neighborhoods in Southern California returned home Wednesday as firefighters gained on a powerful wildfire. Jeffrey Kaye reports.
Firefighters were able to contain more of a wildfire blazing through 190 square miles of Southern California on Tuesday, but a forecast calling for high winds threatened the progress. Ray Suarez reports.
A large wildfire north of Los Angeles has grown to more than 121,000 acres and has forced thousands of evacuations as fire crews struggle to contain its expansion.
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger declared a state of emergency for four California counties Monday as raging wildfires burned across nearly 86,00 acres, threatening as many as 12,000 homes outside of Los Angeles. Two firefighters died after their vehicle slid down a…
In other news, Scottish officials defend the country's decision to release the Lockerbie bomber, and two bombs in Iraq killed at least 11 people.
Special correspondent Jeffrey Kaye, of KCET-TV Los Angeles, reports on the continuing efforts in Santa Barbara to bring a recent spate of wildfires under control and the lesser-known people who are helping fight that battle.
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