Wildfire forces residents, celebrities to flee

10/29/2019

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A wildfire swept through the star-studded hills of Los Angeles on Monday, destroying several large homes and forcing LeBron James and thousands of others to flee. Meanwhile, a blaze in Northern California wine…

Dog that survived California wildfire guarded home for weeks

AP 12/09/2018

SAN FRANCISCO — A dog that survived the catastrophic wildfire in Northern California apparently protected the ruins of his home for almost a month until his owner returned. Madison was there waiting when Andrea Gaylord was allowed…

California wildfire toll matches deadliest ever with 29 victims

AFP 11/12/2018

THE number of dead in a wildfire raging in California has reached 29, matching the deadliest in the state’s history as recovery teams found six more bodies in the grim search through the wreckage. The “Camp Fire”…

Wildfires now 100 miles wide

AP 10/15/2017

SONOMA, California, United States — The California wildfires raced toward wineries and the historic town of Sonoma on Saturday, chasing hundreds more people from their homes and threatening to roll back firefighters’ modest gains against the cluster…

The path to planetary health

Atty. Gloria Estenzo Ramos 10/15/2017

The wildfires raging in Northern California for a week have already claimed 40 lives; 100,000 persons were under evacuation orders; and at least 5,400 homes destroyed, not to mention hectares of burnt trees and the species of…

Premier: Fort McMurray saved from worst of wildfire

05/11/2016

  Fort McMurray, Alberta — At least two neighborhoods in this oil sands city were scenes of utter devastation with incinerated homes leveled to the ground from a wildfire that Fort McMurray’s fire chief called a “beast…

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