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California wildfire

Heavy showers bring relief to fire-ravaged Oregon as death toll rises in California

The blazes, described as ‘unprecedented’ in scope and ferocity, have largely incinerated several small towns, along with thousands of homes

19 Sep 2020 9:23 AM

Trump and Harris head for California as US wildfires ignite political row

The history-making blazes have now burned through nearly five million acres (two million hectares) across the US West

14 Sep 2020 1:41 PM

Search on for bodies in charred path of wildfires, Trump to visit California

More than 4,000 homes and other structures have been incinerated in California alone over the past three weeks

13 Sep 2020 11:24 AM

California fire triggered by 'gender reveal firework'

Gender reveal parties are held during pregnancy to unveil the sex of the expected child, sometimes announced by pink or blue smoke fireworks

07 Sep 2020 12:30 PM

California fires claim 6 lives, threaten thousands of homes

Many of the fires were sparked by lightning strikes, nearly 12,000 of them caused by brief thunderstorms since last weekend

22 Aug 2020 11:47 AM

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Toxic effects post-wildfires are more harmful than the calamity itself

Scientists have studied wildfires for decades learning much about the impact on air, soil and nearby ecosystems in the urban communities.

13 Mar 2019 6:14 PM

Wildfire roars into Californian city, people drive over yards, curbs to escape flames

The flames so thoroughly ate up homes that it’s difficult to tell how many once stood above the pile of ash and smoking rubble that remains.

28 Jul 2018 1:57 PM

Family reunites with missing cat after 10 years

Thompson received a call on October 31, that Pilot, though badly burned and in extremely poor share, was alive and was being looked after.

29 Dec 2017 12:57 PM

California wildfire: Firefighters struggle as they stop 6 large fires from spreading

More than 5,700 firefighters from across California worked to stop the spread of six large wildfires that erupted since Monday.

08 Dec 2017 7:37 PM

California wildfire destroys hundreds of homes

The blaze, dubbed the Thomas Fire, broke out on Monday evening in the foothills above Ventura.

06 Dec 2017 12:52 PM

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California Wildfires: Death toll rises to 40, 100 miles wide

Evacuees fled in fear nearly a week ago, now they're ready to go back.

15 Oct 2017 12:56 PM

Death toll rises to 33 in California wildfires, fire fighting ops in progress

The death toll rose to 33 with a 14-year-old boy's body reportedly being recovered in Mendocino county near his family's home.

14 Oct 2017 1:34 PM

California wine country ablaze; at least 10 dead, homes destroyed in wildfire

Two hospitals in Santa Rosa, the largest city in the region with 1,75,000 people, were forced to evacuate patients.

10 Oct 2017 9:50 AM

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