The buck moon may glow reddish-orange this week because of smoke particles traveling from the 13 fires raging across the western United States. Here’s how you can view this month’s full moon.
Video from space shows smoke from wildfires burning in the western U.S. blowing across the country, reaching as far as New York.
The Bootleg Fire incinerating part of southern Oregon is the largest wildfire currently burning the U.S., spreading across more than 200,000 acres.
The number of wildfires that have burned through the U.S. and continue to burn is the largest since 2011, according to data from the National Interagency Fire Center.
The Tree Frog Fire is now 60 percent contained and is estimated to be at 1,150 acres, according to the Florida Forest Service - Okeechobee district.
The 2-year-old panther who died after being struck by a vehicle is the third panther death attributed to fatal collisions this year.
Evacuations were lifted Monday morning after strong Santa Ana winds carried a fire that began Wednesday in a mulch pile in the Jurupa Valley area, setting a nearby pallet yard and threatening surrounding structures.
With calming winds, firefighters continued to make progress on the Silverado Fire that forced tens of thousands of evacuations.
Colorado broke the record for its largest wildfires on record twice this season, with the top fire burning over 203,520 acres.
Mandatory evacuations are underway in some parts as wildfires continue to spread.
The largest wildfire in Colorado history grew overnight as high winds pushed the blaze through rural communities and the forecast predicts more “extreme fire behavior” on Saturday.
Denials of relief are rare and Newsom has previously praised the Trump administration for approving aid related to the fires and California’s struggles with the coronavirus pandemic.
California is poised to hit a fearsome milestone: 4 million acres burned this year by wildfires that have killed 31 people and incinerated hundreds of homes in what is already the worst fire season on record.
A little green doll has served as a morale booster and has brought smiles and a feeling of comfort and connection to fire crews battling wildfires in Oregon and Colorado, and he just might be making plans for a visit to California soon.
The Zogg Fire is one of nearly 30 wildfires burning in California.
Mexico has sent 100 firefighters to the United States to help battle wildfires in California, it was reported Wednesday.
Federal investigators are looking into whether a huge wildfire near Los Angeles was sparked by Southern California Edison utility equipment, the company said.
An Oregon sheriff’s department arrested 21 people in Level 2 and 3 wildfire evacuation zones over the past two weeks on various charges involving alleged looters accused of trespassing and stealing property left behind by homeowners who fled from the blaze.
The firefighter who died last week battling the El Dorado fire that was started by a gender-reveal party in Southern California was identified on Monday as a squad boss from a hotshot crew.
Launched in 2002, the Aqua satellite has six Earth-observing instruments on board.