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Power lines touching trees blamed for 4 California wildfires

Added: 26.05.2018 0:43 | 3 views | 0 comments

State fire officials blame power lines coming into contact with trees for sparking four Northern California wildfires last October that incinerated more than 130 buildings.


Here's how things look in California after the wildfires

Added: 25.05.2018 21:18 | 0 views | 0 comments

Things are looking up and the locals want you back


Federal lawsuit seeks $14.8m in deadly Tennessee wildfires

Added: 24.05.2018 21:17 | 5 views | 0 comments

Victims of deadly Tennessee wildfires that began in Great Smoky Mountains National Park are suing the federal government.


USA's newest weather satellite suffers critical malfunction

Added: 24.05.2018 20:55 | 24 views | 0 comments

Just three months after launch, an instrument aboard the federal government's newest weather satellite has malfunctioned. The instrument is the satellite's premier device for capturing images of natural disasters such as hurricanes, volcanic eruptions and wildfires.


Officials: Efforts failing to save US West sagebrush land

Added: 24.05.2018 18:49 | 3 views | 0 comments

Officials say they're losing the battle against a devastating combination of invasive plant species and wildfires in the vast sagebrush habitats in the U.S. West that support cattle ranching and recreation and are home to an imperiled bird.


| World weatherwatch: Spring brings wildfires, storms and ash plumes

Added: 23.05.2018 21:30 | 18 views | 0 comments

Thunderstorms have killed at least five in the mainland US, while fires plague eastern Russia and volcanic activity has been disrupting aviation in Hawaii
Eastern Russia has been experiencing widespread and intense spring wildfires, thanks to a drier than normal autumn and winter, leading to parched vegetation. As of 17 May, nearly 700 fires had been recorded across 40 territories with about 400 considered extinguished, according to the Russian Federal Forest Agency. As stated by the database, the Amur Oblast region has experienced the most fires per month since 2008.

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Hero officers seen rescuing trapped residents during raging Napa fire

Added: 21.05.2018 21:16 | 4 views | 0 comments

As wildfires ravaged California's Napa wine country last October, police officers raced through neighborhoods warning residents to leave or risk death. New bodycam footage shows the terrifying moments as police rescue stranded locals, while trying to convince others to leave the area.


Police video shows harrowing escapes from last year’s California wildfires

Added: 21.05.2018 1:37 | 16 views | 0 comments

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Police video from California fires shows harrowing escapes

Added: 20.05.2018 23:02 | 2 views | 0 comments

Chaotic police body-camera footage from last year's deadly wildfires in Northern California's wine country shows officers running door-to-door urging people to flee and rescuing elderly residents of a retirement community as flames bear down, according to a newspaper report Sunday.


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