Wildfires

  • Firefighters protect coastal California towns as blaze rages

    LOS ANGELES (AP) – Firefighters kept a wall of flames from descending mountains into coastal neighborhoods after a huge and destructive Southern California wildfire exploded in size, becoming the fifth largest in state history. Tens of thousands remained under evacuation orders Monday as the fire churned west through foothill areas...
  • Kimora Lee Simmons forced to leave California

    Kimora Lee Simmons was forced to flee her California home Wednesday due to raging wild fires. “This is what we’re dealing with right now,” the fashion designer and former reality TV star captioned a dramatic video of her driving down the 405 highway. “This is my exit on the freeway. We are...
  • Utah is now forcing evacuations !

    Wind-driven wildfires in Utah forced evacuations and threatened structures on a big weekend for deer hunters in the fire zone. KUTV reports two separate wildfires of 600 acres each and two miles apart raged near Strawberry Reservoir about 80 miles southeast of Salt Lake City. By Sunday evening the winds died...
  • Vintners inspect grapes, check buildings after wildfires

    SONOMA, Calif. (AP) – Worried California vintners surveyed the damage to their vineyards and wineries Tuesday as wildfires sweep through counties whose famous names have become synonymous with fine food and drink. At the Gundlach Bundschu in Sonoma County, workers were not sure the grapes above the winery survived a...
  • Wildfire burns 2,000 acres, damaging one home as hundreds evacuated!

    Cora Angeles parked her car near a gas station at the foot of her Corona hillside neighborhood. With her granddaughter by her side, she said a prayer. “Put out the fire, Lord,” the 66-year-old said, through tears. “Please help us.” Just an hour earlier, she was watching Monday afternoon...
  • Wildfires continue to rage and evacuations continue in several states

    Multiple wildfires continue to rage out west, prompting National Weather Service warnings, alerts and evacuations across multiple states. There are currently 78 large wildfires burning in eight western states, including Montana, Idaho, Oregon, Washington and California The La Tuna fire that began last Friday in Los Angeles has scorched over 7,000...
  • Blazing Fires Destroys 8 Structures Near Yosemite!

    FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — As wildfires rage throughout the western U.S., one California blaze in the rugged mountains outside of Yosemite National Park destroyed eight structures and forced thousands of nearby residents to flee their homes. As of Tuesday evening, the fire had scorched 39 square miles (101 square...
  • Utah Fire has topped 54000 acres, crews focused has shifted!

    This Monday, June 26, 2017, photo provided by the Utah Governor’s Office, shows fire activity near Parowan, during a tour by Utah Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox, in southern Utah June 27 (Reuters) – A fierce wildfire that has destroyed more than a dozen homes and forced the evacuation of...
  • Wildfires Cause State of Emergency

    A state of emergency is in effect in Florida as wildfires rage across parts of the state and in South Georgia, officials said. More than 100 fires in Florida have charred almost 6,000 acres and forced thousands of people from their homes, Channel 2 Action News reported. In Georgia,...