Showing posts with label wildfires. Show all posts
Showing posts with label wildfires. Show all posts

Monday, July 26, 2021

Evacuations Ordered After Two California Wildfires Converge into One - Tasnim News Agency

California Wildfires


(Tasnim) – Crews and officials battling a large fire that has incinerated more than 190,000 acres (77,000 hectares) in northern California braced for the possibility on Sunday that smoke columns could spawn lightning storms capable of igniting more blazes.

Thursday, July 15, 2021

Western US wildfires force hundreds from their homes | Al Jazeera

The so-called “Bootleg” fire

A growing wildfire in a bone-dry forest in the Western United States has forced hundreds of people from their homes as it charred more than 854sq km (330sq miles) and showed no signs of slowing on Wednesday amid a blistering heatwave and drought.

Sunday, July 04, 2021

Cyprus appeals for help as huge wildfire rips through forest - BBC News

cyprus wildfire


Cyprus has appealed for international help to tackle a huge wildfire described by officials as the worst in the country's history.

Friday, July 02, 2021

Two major blazes burning in Northern California - China.org.cn

The Tennant Fire

Two significant wildfires are burning across nearly 30,000 acres in Northern California, the United States, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire).

Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Wildfires burn across US West threatening Flagstaff, Arizona | Al Jazeera

Wildfires burn across US West

Dozens of wildfires were burning in hot, dry conditions across the western United States, including a blaze touched off by lightning that was moving towards northern Arizona’s largest city.

Monday, September 28, 2020

2 New California Wildfires Burn Nearly 10,000 Acres in A Day, Force Evacuations

California Wildfires

Two new wildfires grew by nearly 10,000 acres in a day in California, where more than 3.6 million acres have burned this year.

Saturday, September 12, 2020

US wildfires leave dozens missing in Oregon, state governor says

Dozens of people are missing in Oregon alone, state Governor Kate Brown has said, as deadly wildfires continue to sweep through US West Coast states. Fires have been raging in California, Oregon and Washington for three weeks. Fanned by winds amid record heat, the blazes have burnt millions of acres, destroyed thousands of homes, and killed at least 25 people. California's Governor Gavin Newsom said the fires show the debate around climate change is "over". "Just come to the state of California. Observe it with your own eyes," he told reporters from a charred mountainside.
Dozens of people are missing in Oregon alone, state Governor Kate Brown has said, as deadly wildfires continue to sweep through US West Coast states.

Friday, September 11, 2020

Half a million people evacuated as US wildfires rage

Half a million people evacuated as US wildfires rage
Half a million people have been evacuated from their homes in Oregon as unprecedented wildfires rage along the US west coast.

Saturday, July 21, 2018

EU Offers Further Support for Sweden in Fighting Wildfires

EU Offers Further Support for Sweden in Fighting Wildfires
The European Commission is coordinating further EU member-states' assistance to help Sweden battle vast forest fires across the country, the Commission said in a press release.

Thursday, July 19, 2018

Sweden struggles to contain wildfires as heatwave continues

Sweden struggles to contain wildfires
Dozens of forest wildfires are raging across Sweden, prompting the country to ask for emergency EU help to fight the blazes, which broke out during an extreme heatwave in the region.

Friday, January 12, 2018

Up to 43 people still missing after California mudslides; dead identified

California mudslides
Search and rescue teams are looking for dozens of people who are still missing after this week's torrential rains caused mudslides in Southern California, authorities said.

Tuesday, January 02, 2018

Mudslide danger looms in Southern California as fire threat diminishes

CALIFORNIA MUDSLIDES AFTER FIRE
As firefighters gain control of Southern California wildfires, state and local officials are assessing burned slopes and culverts to try and prevent flash floods and mudslides that sometimes follow such fires.

Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Firefighters battling California's wild fire on Christmas Day

California's wild fire
Even on Christmas Day, more than 1,500 firefighters are still battling the Thomas Fire, the largest wildfire on record in history of the U.S. western state of California, said the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) on Monday.

Saturday, December 09, 2017

California wildfires: Businesses face ruin as blaze rages

California wildfires
Much of California's avocado crop has been destroyed by wildfires that have ripped through the southern part of the state, industry experts say.

Thursday, December 07, 2017

200,000 people flee Southern California as wildfires continue to rage

California  wildfires continue to rage
Hundreds of Los Angeles area schools shut their doors on Thursday as raging wildfires wreaked havoc on Southern California, forcing about 200,000 people to flee and destroying hundreds of houses.

Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Growing Wildfire Threatens Hundreds of Homes North of Los Angeles

Wildfire Threatens Hundreds of Homes North of Los Angeles
A rapidly growing wildfire in the foothills north of Los Angeles threatened hundreds of homes on Monday and forced nearby residents and students at a small college to evacuate, officials said.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Portugal's interior minister quits amid criticism of gov't wildfire response


Portugal's interior minister quits amid criticism of gov't wildfire response
Portugal's interior minister resigned Wednesday as the government faced mounting criticism of its handling of wildfires that have killed over 100 people since June.

Sunday, October 15, 2017

California death toll rises to 40, 235 people still missing

The fires have damaged or destroyed about 5,700 structures
Authorities in the US are hoping weaker winds will help the more than 10,000 firefighters battling the deadliest fires in Californian history, which have killed at least 40 people and have forced thousands more to evacuate.

Friday, October 13, 2017

Californian governor to visit wildfires-hit areas as death toll climbs to new high

wildfires-hit areas
California Governor Jerry Brown offered his sympathy Thursday to the victims of wildfires that are ravaging the state, and will visit the effected areas soon, as the death toll hit a new high of 29, local media reports said.

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Firefighters struggle to contain California wildfires

California wildfires
Firefighters facing a resurgence of high winds have struggled to halt wildfires that have killed at least 23 people, destroyed 3,500 structures and left hundreds missing in chaotic evacuations across northern California.

EL News

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