Wildfire season is here. An Everett summer school student recently asked a good question – what weather is involved for wildfires. There are two parts to the answer to this question. The first part is what is called – the wildfire recipe, conditions ready to... Read More.
Remember the cool wet spring? The current heat wave has put that time of year well in the rearview mirror and dried out unirrigated grasses and shrubs, making them ready to burn. Wildfire season here in the North Sound is underway. Now is the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The wildfire that is threatening an iconic grove of sequoia trees in Yosemite National Park could now affect human health hundreds of miles in the opposite direction. An air quality advisory has been issued for California's Bay Area, specifically the North Bay... Read More.
(FRESNO, Calif.) -- A wildfire near Yosemite National Park is creeping closer to a grove of iconic sequoia trees that have been in the region for thousands of years. The Washburn Fire, which originated on Thursday near the Washburn Trail in Yosemite's Mariposa Grove, has... Read More.
(TRENTON, N.J.) -- A wildfire in southern New Jersey has scorched at least 7,200 acres as of Monday morning, the New Jersey Forest Fire Service said. New Jersey Forest Fire Service crews will continue to conduct backfiring operations throughout the day to aid in containment,... Read More.
(HESPERIA, Calif.) -- A brush fire erupted Monday afternoon in Hesperia, California, leaving one burn victim and up to 50 acres of scorched land, amid record-breaking temperatures in the Southwest. The condition of the victim was not released. The Hesperia area is under an excessive heat... Read More.
(SANTA FE, N.M.) -- Wildfires are continuing to scorch through the Western U.S., fueled by high winds, low humidity and arid landscapes. The Calf Canyon Fire and the Hermits Peak Fire in New Mexico have burned through more than 120,000 acres after they combined east... Read More.
(SANTA FE, N.M.) -- New mandatory evacuation orders have been issued in parts of New Mexico due to the rapid growth of a massive wildfire east of Santa Fe. Since merging into one blaze a week ago, the Calf Canyon and Hermit's Peak fires have burned... Read More.
(AUSTIN, Texas) -- As wildfires continue to blaze through central Texas, one particular fire named Das Goat Fire has prompted Gov. Greg Abbott to declare a state of disaster, saying these wildfires pose an imminent threat of widespread or severe damage. The Das Goat Fire... Read More.
(BOULDER, Colorado) -- Diminishing winds on Sunday were helping firefighters battle a wildfire that came close to homes near Boulder, Colorado, and forced the evacuation of about 19,000 people, authorities said. The blaze, dubbed the NCAR Fire because its proximity to the National Center for... Read More.
(DENVER) -- Officials have identified the first confirmed casualty of a devastating wildfire in Colorado. Partial human remains found Wednesday at a home in unincorporated Boulder County destroyed by the Marshall Fire have been identified as Robert Sharpe, 69, "based on DNA analysis and scene... Read More.
(BOULDER COUNTY, Colo.) -- Families and officials in Colorado began returning to their towns that were ravaged by last week's wildfires. Gov. Jared Polis said in a news conference Sunday that over 1,000 homes were destroyed in the fires, which started on Thursday, and many... Read More.