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September 26, 2022, 9:26 PM

Mother-daughter firefighters team up to battle wildfire

Katie Jo Benitz and her mother Bonnie Rogers said they hope to inspire other women to become firefighters as well.
September 26, 2022, 9:26 PM
Mother-daughter firefighters team up to battle wildfire
September 26, 2022, 9:07 PM

Firefighter mom and daughter team up to battle wildfire

Katie Jo Benitz was inspired to join the fire department by her mom Bonnie Rogers, who has been a firefighter for more than 20 years.
September 26, 2022, 9:07 PM
Firefighter mom and daughter team up to battle wildfire
September 21, 2022, 6:03 PM

Helicopter crashes en route to Turkish wildfire; 2 killed

A firefighting helicopter has crashed as it headed to the Turkish port of Marmaris to combat a wildfire, killing two Russian crew members
September 21, 2022, 6:03 PM
Wildfire breaks out in Turkey's seaside resort of Marmaris
September 21, 2022, 4:29 PM

Climate-fueled wildfires worsen danger for struggling fish

After a wildfire roared through northern New Mexico this summer, state and federal biologists rescued scores of Rio Grande cutthroat trout from a small stream
September 21, 2022, 4:29 PM
Climate-fueled wildfires worsen danger for struggling fish
September 19, 2022, 4:27 PM

Rain helps increase containment of huge California wildfire

A major storm that battered Alaska over the weekend churned through California.
September 19, 2022, 4:27 PM
September 15, 2022, 10:57 PM

Mosquito Fire now largest in California this year

The wildfire that has destroyed dozens of homes in California is now the largest in the state this year.
September 15, 2022, 10:57 PM
Mosquito Fire now largest in California this year
September 15, 2022, 10:03 PM

Mosquito Fire now the largest in California this year

The wildfire that has destroyed dozens of homes in California is now the largest in the state this year.
September 15, 2022, 10:03 PM
Smoke from wildfires in the West will affect air quality in these cities
September 13, 2022, 6:52 PM

Mosquito Fire in Northern California has destroyed dozens of homes

A fast-moving wildfire scorching through Northern California has destroyed dozens of homes and is creating dangerous smoke conditions in regions farther north.
September 13, 2022, 6:52 PM
This wildfire is so intense it's creating hazardous conditions in other states
September 13, 2022, 2:50 PM

West battles wildfires and flash flooding from storms

ABC News’ Kayna Whitworth reports as states in the West face dangerous conditions from both fire and water.
September 13, 2022, 2:50 PM
West battles wildfires and flash flooding from storms
September 13, 2022, 10:05 AM

New wildfires hit southwestern France amid record heat

New wildfires raging in southwestern France have torn through over 1,000 hectares of land and forced the evacuation of residents amid record temperatures for September
September 13, 2022, 10:05 AM
New wildfires hit southwestern France amid record heat
September 10, 2022, 12:31 AM

Storm's fierce winds complicate California wildfire fight

A tropical storm nearing Southern California has brought fierce mountain winds, high humidity, rain and the threat of flooding to a region already dealing with wildfires and an extraordinary heat wave
September 10, 2022, 12:31 AM
California wildfires threaten mountain communities
September 9, 2022, 2:53 AM

US restarts burns of forest fuel, paused after runaway blaze

The U.S. government is resuming prescribed burning of National Forest lands across the nation to clear brush and small trees after a three-month pause to review and respond to climate change and risks of runaway wildfires
September 9, 2022, 2:53 AM
US resumes prescribed fires at national forests after review
September 8, 2022, 2:28 AM

California company: Machine failure may have caused wildfire

A wood products company says it is investigating whether a fire that killed two people as it swept through a Northern California town was caused by a failure of a water-spraying machine used to cool ash at its veneer mill
September 8, 2022, 2:28 AM
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Deadly wildfire forces evacuations as temperatures soar in California

Record heat has pushed the power grid to the limit and a new fire has exploded in size to force mass evacuations.
1 month ago
Deadly wildfire forces evacuations as temperatures soar in California
1 month ago

Raging wildfire turns deadly

At least 2 people were killed in a blaze that tore through more than 130 homes in Northern California, authorities said. ABC News’ Rhiannon Ally reports.
1 month ago
Raging wildfire turns deadly
1 month ago

2 killed in Northern California wildfires: Sheriff

As firefighters appeared to be getting a handle Sunday on one Northern California wildfire, another blaze burning in the same county was giving them new challenges.
1 month ago
2 killed in Northern California wildfires: Sheriff
1 month ago

Thousands of acres burn in California amid prolonged drought

Scorching temperatures and strong winds fueled two large wildfires in Northern California, sparking an evacuation order.
1 month ago
Thousands of acres burn in California amid prolonged drought
1 month ago

Firefighters battle 2 wildfires in Northern California

The California governor declared a state of emergency as firefighters try to contain the Mountain and Mill fires and prevent them from causing more damage.
1 month ago
Firefighters battle 2 wildfires in Northern California
1 month ago

Fire crews continue to battle Northern California wildfires

The Mill Fire burning near Weed, California, was 25% contained Sunday after burning 4,254 acres since Friday, according to Cal Fire officials.
1 month ago
Fire crews continue to battle Northern California wildfires
1 month ago

Evacuations in place as Northern California county battles 2 blazes

Both fires ignited Friday in rural Siskiyou County.
1 month ago
Evacuations in place as Northern California county battles 2 blazes
1 month ago

Flashbacks: Charred California town no stranger to wildfire

A raging California wildfire has displaced thousands of people in the small community of Weed about 50 miles south of the Oregon border
1 month ago
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Mill Fire rages in Northern California

A Mill Fire rages in Northern California, with the entire town of Weed being told to evacuate immediately as the entire Western U.S. suffers from prolonged heat wave.
1 month ago
Mill Fire rages in Northern California
1 month ago

Crews face heat wave along with California wildfires

Some firefighters battling a Southern California blaze are being pulled back to rest after seven were sent to the hospital in the midst of a grueling heat wave
1 month ago
California wildfires prompt evacuations amid heat wave
1 month ago

Raging Route Fire injures 7 firefighters, prompts evacuation orders in southern California

Seven firefighters were injured and evacuations were issued in the raging Route Fire burning in southern California.
1 month ago
Multiple firefighters hospitalized in raging California fire
1 month ago

Western fires outpace California effort to fill inmate crews

Training program aimed at trying to help former inmate firefighters turn pro.
1 month ago
2 months ago

Forest fires reach record levels across globe

The U.S. has lost 29.7 million acres of tree cover from forest fires since 2001, according to Global Forest Watch.
2 months ago
Forest fires reach record levels across globe
2 months ago

French wildfire stops expanding; workers seek to tame it

A major wildfire that ravaged pine forests in a tourist-beloved area of southwestern France has stopped expanding after rain fell overnight, and firefighters were working Sunday to tame it
2 months ago
2 months ago

Firefighters continue battling large Hawaii wildfire

Dozens of firefighters are battling a large wildfire in a rural area of Hawaii's Big Island
2 months ago
Firefighters continue battling large Hawaii wildfire
2 months ago

Wildfire rips through French countryside amid drought

Nearly 10,000 people have been forced to evacuate their homes and farms in the Bordeaux region as 1,200 firefighters try to cut fire lines and save several towns.
2 months ago
Wildfire rips through French countryside amid drought
2 months ago

European firefighters join battle to stop French wildfires

Firefighters from across Europe have started arriving in France to help battle several wildfires, including a blaze ravaging pine forests in the country's southwest
2 months ago
European firefighters join battle to stop French wildfires
2 months ago

Thousands flee wildfire emergency in famed wine region

A wildfire is raging in the famed wine region of Bordeaux, France, and the prefecture of Gironde has ordered an estimated 10,000 residents to evacuate the area.
2 months ago
Thousands flee wildfire emergency in famed wine region
2 months ago

Thousands forced to evacuate as wildfire rages in France amid heat waves

ABC News Chief Meteorologist Ginger Zee discusses the raging wildfires in France where thousands of people were forced to evacuate as Europe deals with unprecedented heat waves and droughts.
2 months ago
Thousands forced to evacuate as wildfire rages in France amid heat waves
2 months ago

Thousands evacuated as wildfires rage in France

Wildfires in the French wine region have caused the evacuation of 10,000 residents. French officials are now asking volunteers to help battle the blaze, which has been exacerbated by dry conditions.
2 months ago
Thousands evacuated as wildfires rage in France
2 months ago

Wildfires ravage France's famous wine region

A wildfire is raging at an “unprecedented” rate south of Bordeaux, France, firefighters said Wednesday.
2 months ago
Wildfires ravage France's famous wine region
2 months ago

Wildfires ravage France's famous wine region

Firefighters say the fire near Bordeaux, France, is growing at an "unprecedented" speed.
2 months ago
Wildfires ravage France's famous wine region
2 months ago

Dozens of wildfires burn in southwestern France

Dozens of wildfires are burning in southwestern France amid Europe's successive heatwaves and drought, destroying homes and forcing thousands of residents to evacuate.
2 months ago
Dozens of wildfires burn in southwestern France
2 months ago

Tribe: California wildfire near Oregon causes fish deaths

It's unclear exactly what is causing the fish deaths.
2 months ago
2 months ago

Fast-moving 1,400-acre brush fire prompts mandatory evacuations in California

A fast moving brush fire in California has prompted mandatory evacuations.
2 months ago
Fast-moving 1,400-acre brush fire prompts mandatory evacuations
2 months ago

2 dead as McKinney Fire explodes to more than 57,000 acres in California

A fire burning out of control in a Northern California national forest is now the largest wildland fire in the state this year, officials said.
2 months ago
2 dead as California wildfire explodes to more than 57,000 acres
2 months ago

Texas wildfires continue to erupt; firefighters keep moving

One firefighter has suffered burns and two others have been treated for heat exhaustion while fighting a new North Texas wildfire that is completely uncontained after burning almost half a square mile
2 months ago
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Wind-whipped fire leaves Northern California hamlet in ashes

Firefighters are making progress as they battle California's largest wildfire.
2 months ago
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Death toll rises to 4 in Northern California's McKinney Fire

Firefighters battling a massive blaze in the Northern Californian are simultaneously fighting another growing fire in the same drought-dry wooded land, officials said.
2 months ago
2 more bodies recovered in California wildfire
2 months ago

2 dead as McKinney Fire rages in Northern California

The blaze has destroyed more than 55,000 acres since it began Friday, causing evacuation orders for 3,000 residents.
2 months ago
2 dead as McKinney Fire rages in Northern California
2 months ago

California fire explodes to more than 55,000 acres

A fire burning out of control in a Northern California national forest is now the largest wildland fire in the state this year, officials said.
2 months ago
California fire explodes to more than 55,000 acres
2 months ago

McKinney wildfire is California's largest fire this year

The McKinney Fire in northern California is now the largest wildfire in the state this year, growing to 55,000 acres.
2 months ago
McKinney wildfire is California's largest fire this year
2 months ago

Puppy rescued from ruins of McKinney Fire

A photographer capturing the damage caused by California wildfires comes to the aid of a puppy wandering through the ruins of the area.
2 months ago
Puppy rescued from ruins of McKinney Fire
2 months ago

2 bodies found in burned vehicle in California wildfire zone

California officials say two bodies have been found inside a burned vehicle in the zone of a raging California wildfire that is one of several major blazes burning across the western U.S. West amid hot, dry and gusty conditions
2 months ago
2 bodies found inside vehicle in path of big California fire
2 months ago

McKinney Fire becomes California’s largest wildfire this year

The large wildland fire has torched more than 52,000 acres since Friday, and emergency responders have found at least two people dead.
2 months ago
McKinney Fire becomes California’s largest wildfire this year
2 months ago

McKinney Fire burns more than 51,000 acres in Northern California

California declared a state of emergency on Saturday for Siskiyou County due to the McKinney Fire, which has become the largest wildland fire in the state this year.
2 months ago
McKinney Fire burns more than 51,000 acres in Northern California
2 months ago

Wildfire spreads in northern California

The McKinney Fire has only been burning for two days, but it’s already scorched more than 51,000 acres, officials said.
2 months ago
Wildfire spreads in northern California