Firefighters are making progress taming the wildfires that have consumed more than 220,000 acres across Northern California and killed at least 41 people. Special correspondent Joanne Jennings reports from Napa County, where crews are battling shifting winds, and owners and…
By Joanne Jennings
The death toll from the ferocious wildfires making their way across California has climbed to at least 32. With 8,000 firefighters deployed across wine country, containment numbers are up for several fires, but the high winds forecast for the weekend…
By PBS NewsHour
One Cal Fire official called this multiplicity of fires “unprecedented.”…
By Jennifer Hijazi and Joshua Barajas
As the wildfire season lengthens and the fires become larger and more dangerous — a trend driven by a number of factors, including climate change — both state and federal natural resource departments are spending more time and money on…
By Sophie Quinton, Stateline
A wildfire in southern Georgia is burning so violently, it might not be extinguished until November, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said.
By Dave Berndtson
Florida has entered a state of emergency as firefighters battle more than 100 wildfires that are raging throughout more than 20,000 acres in the state.
By Erica R. Hendry, Iman Smith and Joshua Barajas
We’re taking a break from politics to look at these five important stories that were overrun by last week’s news cycle.
By Joshua Barajas
Twelve of the victims died directly from the fire, while one woman suffered a fatal heart attack caused by smoke inhalation as she fled from the flames, Sevier County Mayor Larry Waters said today.
Wildfires have burned more than 100,000 acres across seven states in the southern Appalachian Mountains since late October.
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