Arizona wildfires: Fire restrictions are tightened on federally controlled land due to ongoing wildfire danger
Campfires and other activities were banned Friday on Arizona federal land as crews battle two massive wildfires that have charred more than 150,000 acres over the past week, officials said.
Fire in downtown L.A. building destroyed artists’ creations but not their spirit
Jesse Fregozo was driving from his Boyle Heights home to his downtown art studio this week when an email about a overnight fire in the Arts District flashed across the screen on his cellphone. When he ...
Evacuation Orders Prompted by Fire Lifted for 2 Communities
People living in two communities in south-central Arizona that were evacuated due to a massive wildfire can now return home.
Fire Breaks Out At Calumet City Apartment Building
An early morning apartment fire in Calumet City sent a few people to the hospital. The fire broke out on 158th Place. A number of people were given oxygen and taken away on stretchers as fire crews ...
Crews battle three-alarm vegetation fire near Travis Air Force Base
The blaze was burning near Markeley Lane and Vanden Road, the Fairfield Fire Department said in a social media post about 5:30 p.m. At least one structure was involved. Around 7:30 p.m., the fire ...
Firefighters battling three-alarm grass fire in Fairfield
Firefighters in Fairfield are battling a three-alarm grass fire early Friday evening in the eastern part of the city, northwest of Travis Air Force Base. The grass fire is burning off Markeley Lane ...
Telegraph Fire becomes 9th largest in Arizona history; Boyce Thompson Arboretum saved
The Telegraph Fire is now the 9th largest wildfire in state history, according to Dean McAlister, a spokesperson for the incident command center for the fire in Apache Junction. The fire burned 76,260 ...
At least 6 injured in cargo ship fire at Manila wharf
In this photo provided by the Philippine Coast Guard, members of the Philippine Coast Guard try to extinguish flames on a burning cargo ship docked in Manila, Philippines, Saturday, MANILA, ...
Firefighters achieve 33% containment of Mescal Fire southeast of Globe; 70,066 acres burned
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey announced an emergency declaration directing $400,000 to response and recovery efforts for the Telegraph and Mescal fires.
Nigerian Police Fire Teargas to Break up Protests Over Rising Insecurity
There was a heavy police presence in the country's two major cities as several hundred protesters gathered on Democracy Day, which celebrates Nigeria's move to civilian rule more than 20 years ago.
O.C. Fire Authority’s 1st female pilot cites ‘boys club mentality’ in discrimination suit
Helicopter pilot Desiree Horton had more aerial firefighting experience than any of her colleagues at the Orange County Fire Authority when she arrived from the California Department of Forestry and ...
Highlights From the ‘Ring of Fire’ Solar Eclipse at Sunrise
Weather and geography made it difficult to see the rare spectacle, but some intrepid people got an exciting view of the eclipse from unique vantage points.