wildfire

(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
July 14, 2018 - 7:34 pm
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — A firefighter was killed Saturday while battling a wildfire burning near Yosemite National Park, California state fire officials said. The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection said Heavy Fire Equipment Operator Braden Varney was killed while...
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A firefighter scrambles to stop the Pawnee fire as it spots across Highway 20 near Clearlake Oaks, Calif., on Sunday, July 1, 2018.
(AP Photo/Noah Berger)
July 01, 2018 - 4:42 pm
GUINDA, Calif. (AP) — Evacuations were ordered as dry, hot winds fueled a wildfire burning out of control Sunday in rural Northern California, sending a stream of smoke some 75 miles (120 kilometers) south into the San Francisco Bay Area. The fast-moving blaze that broke out Saturday in western...
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416 Fire, right, and the Burro Fire, left, northwest of Durango, Colo.
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June 12, 2018 - 11:40 am
By Colleen Slevin, Associated Press DENVER (AP) — Extreme fire danger prompted officials to shut down a sprawling forest that includes some of Colorado's most stunning mountains in a region that attracts tourists from around the world, a rare tactic also being used in neighboring states as the U.S...
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This Sept. 4, 2017, file photo provided by KATU-TV shows a wildfire as seen from near Stevenson, Wash., across the Columbia River, burning in the Columbia River Gorge above Cascade Locks, Ore.
(Tristan Fortsch/KATU-TV via AP, File)
May 21, 2018 - 3:37 pm
HOOD RIVER, Ore. (AP) — A teenager who started a major wildfire in the scenic Columbia River Gorge in Oregon has been ordered to pay restitution for at least the next decade, though it's unlikely the boy will ever cover his nearly $37 million bill. The Oregonian reports that Hood River County...
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