California wildfire

More than 4 million acres land burned due to California fire in 2020

California`s previous record burn area was nearly 2 million acres in 2018 when the state had its most deadly and destructive wildfire that killed at least 85 civilians and destroyed nearly 19,000 structures in and around the mountain town of Paradise. 

Oct 05, 2020, 06:52 AM IST

Largest California wildfire threatens marijuana-growing area

Law enforcement officers went door to door warning of the encroaching fire danger but could not force residents to evacuate, Trinity County Sheriff's Department Deputy Nate Trujillo said.

Sep 25, 2020, 22:06 PM IST

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Sep 21, 2020, 13:08 PM IST

Firefighters continue to battle California wildfire

Nearly all the dozens of people reported missing after a devastating blaze in southern Oregon have been accounted for, authorities said over the weekend as crews battled wildfires.

Sep 15, 2020, 11:30 AM IST

Firefighters continue to battle California wildfire, 35 dead, 50 missing; thousands forces to flee homes

The flames up and down the West Coast have destroyed neighbourhoods, leaving nothing but charred rubble and burned-out cars, forced tens of thousands to flee and cast a shroud of smoke that has given Seattle, San Francisco and Portland, Oregon, some of the worst air quality in the world.

Sep 14, 2020, 14:02 PM IST

Wildfires rage across US Northwest, California governor blames climate change

Wildfires that have already destroyed at least half a dozen small towns in the northwestern United States raged largely uncontrolled on Friday as California`s governor called the fire season evidence of a climate emergency.

Sep 12, 2020, 06:48 AM IST

California braces for more lightning as wildfires kill seven

The worst of the wildfires, including the second and third largest in California history, were around the San Francisco Bay Area with roughly 240,000 people under mandatory evacuation orders or evacuation warnings in the state.

Aug 25, 2020, 01:38 AM IST

Donald Trump declares California wildfires as major disaster, releases federal aid

On Saturday, CalFire, the state's fire department, said that people should brace for more lightning till Tuesday and make further evacuation plans.

Aug 23, 2020, 18:47 PM IST

California wildfires double in size, forces over 175,000 people to flee homes

At least six people have died, 43 firefighters and civilians have been injured, and over 500 homes and other structures destroyed as one fire burned within a mile of the University of California Santa Cruz (UCSC) campus.

Aug 22, 2020, 00:53 AM IST

California firm to pay $13.5 billion to wildfire victims

Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) settlement relate to claims over several deadly blazes, including the Camp Fire, Northern California wildfires (2017), Ghost Ship Fire in Oakland (2016) and Butte Fire (2015).

Dec 07, 2019, 16:27 PM IST

Southern California endures second straight day of wind-stoked wildfires

The so-called Hillside fire quickly devoured more than 200 acres (80 hectares) of dry scrub and destroyed or damaged at least six homes before firefighters managed to keep the flames from advancing farther, fire officials said. As of the early afternoon, crews had managed to carve containment lines around 50% of the fire`s perimeter. No injuries were reported, but evacuation orders remained in effect for nearly 500 homes, displacing about 1,300 residents.

Nov 01, 2019, 09:55 AM IST

California wildfire that killed at least 85 people fully contained

The deadliest wildfire in California history that destroyed the mountain town of Paradise and killed at least 85 people was 100 per cent contained on Sunday, according to state fire officials.

Nov 25, 2018, 23:20 PM IST

Rain complicates grim task of finding remains of California wildfire

 Steady rain in northern California doused the state`s most deadly wildfire on Friday, but it turned ash from thousands of destroyed homes into slurry, complicating work to find bodies reduced to bone fragments.

Nov 24, 2018, 08:52 AM IST

Lady Gaga still not back home after California wildfire

Singer-actress Lady Gaga, who had to evacuate during the raging wildfire in California, says she still hasnt been able to return to her home.

Nov 19, 2018, 12:56 PM IST

California wildfire: Here's what's left of Liam Hemsworth's Malibu pad

Liam Hemsworth returned to the rubble that was the home he shared with Miley Cyrus and shared a photo of the pad the Woolsey fire destroyed.

Nov 14, 2018, 10:33 AM IST

Raging wildfire in California kills at least 44; toll may rise further

The three raging wildfires in California have killed 44 people since it started last week, a record number of deaths from a wildfire in the US state, officials said.

Nov 13, 2018, 09:24 AM IST

Miley Cyrus, Gerard Butler lose house in California wildfire

Cyrus took to Twitter on Sunday to spare a moment to share prayers for the victims.

Nov 12, 2018, 14:56 PM IST

California wildfire toll reaches 23, thousands forced to flee their homes

California wildfire toll has reached 23.

Nov 11, 2018, 14:33 PM IST

Charlie Sheen's parents found after going missing in wildfire

Veteran actor Martin Sheen and his wife Janet were found safe after their actor son Charlie Sheen on Friday pleaded to help find his 'missing' parents.

Nov 10, 2018, 20:48 PM IST

California: 9 killed, 35 missing in wildfire; Malibu threatened

"This event was the worst-case scenario. It was the event we have feared for a long time," Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea said at a Friday evening press conference.

Nov 10, 2018, 09:10 AM IST