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DENVER (Reuters) - An 85-square-mile (220-square-km) wildfire raging out of control for a week in northern Colorado has destroyed 181 homes, ranking it as the most destructive blaze in state history, fire officials said on Saturday. The so-called High...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The Colorado town of Manitou Springs is under evacuation order as a wildfire quickly spreads about 2,000 acres. The Waldo Canyon Fire near Colorado Springs flared up around noon Saturday and grew out of control amid...
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A Northern California family has been ordered to pay $750,000 for starting a wildfire that destroyed papers written by Albert Einstein. The San Jose Mercury News reports that a jury last week ruled against Margaret Pavese,...
When it comes to Southern California's increasingly perilous fire season, you can blame both the lack of rain and the little rain we did have. Scientists at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory and at Chapman University said satellite data show the...
When it comes to Southern California’s increasingly perilous fire season, you can blame it on the rain. That’s the paradoxical case made by satellite data from NASA and India. Scientists at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory and at...
OCALA NATIONAL FOREST — Recent torrential rains have tamped down the threat of wildfires, prompting the U.S. Forest Service to lift temporary fire restrictions. In early March, a forest fire severely damaged or destroyed about 10 homes near...
A "May miracle" of almost perfectly timed, above-average rainfall helped firefighters battling the large Springs fire in Ventura County and guaranteed that Los Angeles would not break a dubious record. The city was on track to having its fourth-driest...
Energy officials expect to get through another summer without blackouts even if the San Onofre nuclear plant remains shuttered -- but damaging fires in the months ahead could undermine that prediction. An assessment released Monday by the California...
DISASTER DECLARATION Daugaard seeks Presidential Disaster Declaration PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard has requested a Presidential Disaster Declaration to help South Dakota recover from an ice and snow storm that hit the state last month....
ReutersBy Sharon Bernstein LOS ANGELES, May 6 (Reuters) - Cool winds and rain helped firefighters mop up the remains of a fast-burning California wildfire on Monday that had threatened 4,000 homes in an early start to an expected busy wildfire season. The...
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CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — Investigators have ruled out arson as the cause of a huge Southern California wildfire that was 75 percent contained Sunday after burning through coastal mountains and threatening thousands of homes. Continuing cool, moist...
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