FEMA: Disaster Relief Now Costing $200 Million A DayThe head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency says the U.S. is spending more than $200 million each day on the response to three major hurricanes and huge wildfires.
Project Saved Homes From Fires, But Can It Be Duplicated?Scrutiny of the condition of the American West's forests, and of policies that curtailed logging and suppressed wildfires, has intensified amid a devastating wildfire season in California's wine country.
California Fire Victims Return Home As Crews Gain GroundFire crews gained ground as they battled the wildfires that have devastated California over the past week, and thousands of people got to return to their homes.
Deadly & Vast California Wildfires Could Gain MomentumThe wildfires which are already well on their way to becoming the deadliest and most destructive in California history could gain momentum Thursday, and erase the modest gains that firefighters have made.
Cali Wine Country Wildfires May Burn Business For Texas WineriesWildfires burning 1,500 miles away in Northern California could soon impact wineries and vineyards in Texas.
California Wildfires Reduce Dream Homes To EmbersSome residents in northern California have worked for decades to build up their dream homes. But many of those homes were reduced to ashes in a matter of minutes by the deadly firestorm striking the area.
A Cigarette, A Car Backfire: Small Sparks Can Make Big FiresA carelessly discarded cigarette, a downed power line, a car's backfire or a chainsaw's pull. Just about anything could have started any one of the wildfires now tearing through Northern California.
Smoke, Wildfires Damage California's Famed Wine CountryWorkers in Northern California's renowned wine country picked through charred debris and plotted what to do with pricey grapes after wildfires swept through lush vineyards, destroying at least two wineries and damaging many others.
Wildfires Across U.S. West Force Thousands To Flee Their HomesWildfires forced thousands to flee their homes across the U.S. West during a sweltering, smoke-shrouded holiday weekend of record heat.
Utah Wildfire Grows To Largest Active Fire In U.S.The nation's largest wildfire has forced more than 1,500 people from their homes and cabins in a southern Utah mountain area home to a ski town and popular fishing lake.
Some High Plains Farmers struggling After Fires, DroughtDeep snow is melting into Western mountain streams, but some farmers and ranchers on the high plains are struggling amid a lengthy dry spell and the aftermath of destructive wildfires.
Oklahoma Wildfire Destroys 9 Homes, Forces EvacuationsFire officials are suggesting a blaze that has destroyed at least nine homes in eastern Oklahoma and forced the evacuation of more than 100 others may have been intentionally set.