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Fire crews made significant progress overnight against a wildfire burning for nearly a week in Southern California coastal mountains.
Firefighters reported progress Wednesday in the battle to save communities on the south end of Lake Tahoe from an approaching forest fire.
Five things you need to know about wildfire response operations.
The California professor suspected in a string of arsons near the 500,000-acre Dixie Fire was ordered to remain in jail as a flight risk.
As of Monday, about 1.88 million hectares (4.6 million acres) of forest were burning in Russia – an area larger than the U.S. state of Connecticut.
The Bootleg Fire, which has destroyed an area half the size of Rhode Island, was 40% surrounded after burning some 70 homes.
Airport officials facing jet fuel shortages are concerned they’ll have to wave off planes and helicopters that drop fire retardants during what could be a ferocious wildfire season.
A U.S. Border Patrol agent is credited with saving a man who was trapped in a brush fire along the North Dakota border with Canada.