Twenty Angeles National Forest firefighters returned to Los Angeles Wednesday morning after spending almost a month battling the raging wildfires in Australia, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said.
The 16th Regiment Emergency Support Force used their rest periods to feed koalas and build structures at the Cleland Wildlife Park.
Experts estimate over 1 billion animals are feared dead.
Rick DeMorgan Jr. served in the U.S. Air Force for 18 years. He leaves behind two children.
Three American firefighters died in a water tanker plane crash Thursday while battling wildfires in Australia, New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian confirmed.
The Brevard Zoo is donating $5,000 - $1,000 each - to five conservation organizations responding to the deadly brushfires in Australia.
The sails of the legendary Sydney Opera House were illuminated on Saturday to show support for first-responders battling wildfires in Australia.
The fires have caused hazardous air quality in major cities throughout Australia and part of New Zealand, and now the smoke has drifted thousands of kilometers across the Pacific Ocean, first reaching Argentina and Chile Monday.
A family in Australia rescued at least seven koalas on their property as wildfires ravaged the area.
Nicole Kidman, her husband Keith Urban and Russell Crowe were among dozens of celebrities who have donated to relief funds connected to the devastating Australia wildfires.
Sudden rainfall and cooler temperatures Monday in southern Australia gave hope to those battling the devastating wildfires that have ravaged the country.
Two maps showing Australia's deadly wildfires demonstrate just how widespread the inferno is compared to the size of the United States.
Bindi Irwin and her family, who own and operate the Australia Zoo, have dedicated the past few weeks to treating and saving as many animals as they can that have been hurt in the devastating wildfires in Australia.
Thousands of koalas are feared to have died in a wildfire-ravaged area north of Sydney, further diminishing Australia's iconic marsupial, while the fire danger increased in the country's east on Saturday as temperatures soared.
The San Francisco-based company needs to pull a deal off to meet a June 30 deadline to emerge from bankruptcy protection and regain its financial footing.
Firefighters quickly gained the upper hand and knocked down a brush fire that sparked Saturday afternoon near Malibu.
A Southern California utility has agreed to pay $360 million to settle lawsuits brought by local governments over deadly wildfires sparked by its equipment in the last two years, including one blamed for a mudslide that killed more than 20 people.
Firefighters gained the upper hand on a brush fire that sparked Saturday afternoon in the Hollywood Hills.
The American heavy metal band Metallica is donating $100,000 to California wildfire relief efforts.
The fire was first reported Oct. 23 at 9:27 p.m. northeast of Geyersville on Kincade Road in Sonoma County. Firefighters expect to fully contain the blaze on Nov. 7.