‘It’s crushing’: California cleans up from messy mudslides

OAK GLEN, California — Rescuers searched for a missing person in a mudslide on Wednesday that swept boulders from fire-ravaged slopes and damaged or destroyed 30 homes in the mountains of Southern California as firefighters in the northern part of the state tried to contain a week-old explosive blaze. . Dogs helped hunt a missing … Read more

University of Texas loses 100 years of data due to wildfire

BASTROP COUNTY, Texas (KXAN) — The Stengl Lost Pines Biological Field Station is one of the University of Texas’ most prominent field labs. Last month, the Pine Pond Fire swept through the area, destroying much of that data. “This one burned about 800 acres, about 350 of which were at our field station here,” said … Read more

Fire breaks out at Dutch Flat in Placer County; evacuations ordered

PLACER COUNTY — On Tuesday afternoon, another wildfire broke out in Placer County, prompting evacuation orders and the closure of Interstate 80 in the area. The fire is burning in the area of ​​I-80 and the community of Dutch Flat, the Placer County Sheriff’s Office said. As of 2:45 p.m., the fire has burned 25 … Read more

Wildfire Flood Falls Trail in Hope, BC grows to 271 acres, evacuation warnings expanded

According to the BC Wildfire Service, the bushfire in Hope, BC, has more than quadrupled. Officials now estimate the fire at 271 acres as of Saturday night, up from 65 earlier in the day. The wildfire of the Flood Falls Trail spirals out of control on a very steep stretch of terrain. Read more: Smoky … Read more

Gusts fan flames, rapid evacuations as smoke blankets the region

Fires continue to burn in Oregon and southwest Washington, and smoke is in the air over much of the region. From Estacada to Oakridge, communities in various corners of Oregon have been given evacuation orders or told to prepare in case conditions deteriorate as high winds spread existing flames and spark new ones. Meanwhile, nearly … Read more

27,319 Acres, 5% Included – NBC Los Angeles

Firefighters are still grappling with the massive Fairview Fire in Riverside County, which continues to scorch thousands of acres near Hemet and is now rapidly moving toward Temecula. As of Friday afternoon, the largest wildfire of the year in the state is at 27,463 acres and still only 5% contained. A flood watch and high … Read more

Raging Mosquito Fire Jumps Over American River; structures burning in Volcanoville

Bay Area Crews Head to Sierra to Fight Mosquito Fire Bay Area Crews Head to Sierra to Fight Mosquito Fire 03:28 VOLCANOVILLE, El Dorado County — Winds from a massive pyrocumulus cloud thousands of feet high and visible in parts of the Bay Area have sent the Mosquito Fire into a raging inferno, leaving a … Read more