California Wildfires Claim Dozens Of Lives; Hundreds Still MissingThe death toll from the California wildfires has climbed to 31, while more than 220 people remain unaccounted for Monday.
Fast-Moving Wildfires Force Evacuations In Northern & Southern CaliforniaTens of thousands of people have been forced to leave their homes in Northern California as the so-called “Camp Fire” ravages the area. Meanwhile, the Hill Fire has charred at least 15,000 acres in Southern California. Those are just two of several fires burning across the state.
Death Toll Rises As Strong Winds Fuel Wildfires In GreeceGale-force winds and dry conditions are fueling several large fires near Athens, Greece, killing at least 74 people.
National Stories That Made Headlines In 2017Destructive natural disasters and powerful men behaving badly are just some of the biggest national news stories of 2017. Here's what else happened this year.
PHOTOS: Wildfires Rage Across Southern CaliforniaA raging wildfire fueled by ferocious winds is sweeping across Southern California.
At Least 10 Dead As Wildfires Ravage North Bay, California Wine CountryFirefighters were scrambling Monday to get control over flames burning homes and businesses across California wine country, and at least 10 people were confirmed dead.
For Long Island Firefighters, 1995 Pine Barren Blaze Was An Intense Learning ExperienceTwenty-years-ago on Monday, a firestorm erupted on Long Island's East End. Flames leaped 200 feet into the sky.
Suffolk County Volunteer Firefighters To Receive Specialized Wildfire TrainingThe training includes the latest in brush fire equipment with a focus on saving lives.
Wildlife Rescuers Ask Volunteers To Stitch Mittens For Burned KoalasWildlife rescuers have asked people to pull out their sewing machines to help koalas injured in wildfires in Australia.
Bitter Cold Catches New Yorkers Off Guard; Winds Bring DangerSunday was a frigid and windblown day in the Tri-State Area, which sparked forest fires, sent debris flying through the streets, and had people gearing up for what they fear is a glimpse of winter weather to come.
As Wildfires Rage Out West Experts Warn That The Tri-State Area Is Not ImmuneEarly word of a potentially troublesome fire means less risk to homes and lives. Even the smallest sparks can lead to a raging fire, like the ones being battled in California.
Officials: Trees Knocked Down By Sandy Could Make It Harder To Fight WildfiresWildfire season began this weekend in New Jersey, and while forest service managers say they aren't expecting more fires than usual, one thing does stand in their way: the trees knocked down by Superstorm Sandy.