(NEW YORK) -- The historic heat wave in the West is not relenting -- and the high temperatures may be contributing to a massive wildfire that's exploded in size. Las Vegas hit 116 degrees on Wednesday, breaking a daily record, while Grand Junction, Colorado, reached... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- A raging Southern California wildfire that authorities suspect was started by an arsonist remained out-of-control on Monday, fueled by drought-parched trees and brush that have not burned in about 60 years and forcing the evacuations of more than 1,000 people, authorities... Read More.
BY: MARIYA MOSELEY, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — There was a time when Black-owned farms were booming -- before those farmers were stripped of tens of thousands of acres because of racist policies. Now, most rural land in the U.S. owned by white people.... Read More.
By BILL HUTCHINSON, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- In already the worst wildfire season in California history, the state marked another grim milestone on Sunday when it surpassed 4 million acres burned, more than doubling the previous single-year record set in... Read More.
BY: JULIA JACOBO, ABC NEWS(SAN FRANCISCO) -- California fire officials are emphasizing the historic nature of the devastating wildfires currently raging through the state as the death toll and total number of scorched acreage continue to grow.More than... Read More.
BY: JULIA JACOBO AND WILLIAM MANSELL, ABC News(SAN FRANCISCO) -- At least 17 people in Oregon, California and Washington have now died because of the devastating wildfires ravaging the West Coast, and the destruction is anticipated to worsen, according to... Read More.
By WILLIAM MANSELL, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- At least eight people in Oregon, California and Washington are dead as a result of the devastating wildfires ravaging the West Coast and the destruction and death toll are only anticipated to get... Read More.
By IVAN PEREIRA, ABC News(LOS ANGELES) -- Thousands of California firefighters Tuesday continued to brave harsh weather conditions in their attempt to fight over two dozen wildfires across the state.The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, aka... Read More.
By ELLA TORRES, ABC News(LOS ANGELES) -- A wildfire that broke out in Los Angeles earlier this week has spread to 11,000 acres as of Friday, according to authorities.The Lake Fire, which grew to 10,000 acres in just... Read More.
By MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- After more than two days, firefighters are starting to contain the enormous Apple Fire burning in Southern California.As of Sunday night, the blaze had burned more than 20,500 acres in Riverside... Read More.
The WDFW is seeking public input on how to move forward with 17,000 acres of land distributed between Skagit, Snohomish, Island and San Juan counties. A public open house is to be held March 28th to kick off the planning process. Several open houses will... Read More.