Wildfires

November 27, 2018 - 3:41 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police say a 30-year-old woman whose burnt body was found by teenagers in a wooded area of a Staten Island park had been reported missing a week earlier. Chief of Detectives Dermot Shea said Tuesday that investigators were working to figure out what happened after...
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Jason James Burnett, who lost his home in the Camp Fire, poses in a travel trailer he is staying in, Monday, Nov. 26, 2018, in Chico, Calif. After losing his home two weeks earlier when the fire ravaged Paradise, Calif., Burnett received the news that Gov. Jerry Brown had granted him a pardon for the drug conviction he'd gotten when he was just barely 18. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
November 27, 2018 - 3:09 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An unexpected phone call brought a bright spot to a dark moment in Jason James Burnett's life, offering a small measure of relief from the sadness of losing his California home to the nation's worst wildfire in a century. It was the governor's office. His criminal record had...
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Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue looks over some of damage during a tour of fire ravaged Paradise, Calif. Monday, Nov. 26, 2018. Perdue and Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, toured the town destroyed by a wildfire that took the lives of more than 80 people and discussed the need for more aggressive forest management policies to mitigate damage from future wildfires. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
November 27, 2018 - 2:12 am
PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Costs associated with a deadly Northern California wildfire will likely be in the billions, U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said Monday as he returned to the town of Paradise, saying he has never witnessed such devastation. "There's a lot of things I'd rather spend this...
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Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue looks over some of damage during a tour of fire ravaged Paradise, Calif. Monday, Nov. 26, 2018. Perdue and Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, toured the town destroyed by a wildfire that took the lives of more than 80 people and discussed the need for more aggressive forest management policies to mitigate damage from future wildfires. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
November 26, 2018 - 11:12 pm
PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Costs associated with a deadly Northern California wildfire will likely be in the billions, U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said Monday as he returned to the town of Paradise, saying he has never witnessed such devastation. "There's a lot of things I'd rather spend this...
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FILE - In this Nov. 23, 2018, file photo, after a brief delay to let a downpour pass, volunteers resume their search for human remains at a mobile home park in Paradise, Calif. A massive wildfire that killed dozens of people and destroyed thousands of homes in Northern California has been fully contained after burning for more than two weeks, authorities said Sunday, Nov. 25. (AP Photo/Kathleen Ronayne, File)
November 26, 2018 - 7:26 pm
PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Costs associated with a deadly Northern California wildfire will likely be in the billions, said U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke on Monday. Zinke, who was back in the town of Paradise on Monday, said he has never witnessed such devastation. The Camp Fire killed at least...
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FILE - In this Nov. 23, 2018, file photo, after a brief delay to let a downpour pass, volunteers resume their search for human remains at a mobile home park in Paradise, Calif. A massive wildfire that killed dozens of people and destroyed thousands of homes in Northern California has been fully contained after burning for more than two weeks, authorities said Sunday, Nov. 25. (AP Photo/Kathleen Ronayne, File)
November 26, 2018 - 5:27 pm
PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — The U.S. government has distributed more than $20 million in assistance for people displaced by the catastrophic wildfire in Northern California, a Federal Emergency Management Agency official said Monday as hundreds of searchers kept looking for more human remains. The...
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November 26, 2018 - 3:40 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Police in New York City are investigating the death of a 30-year-old woman whose burnt body was found in a wooded area of Staten Island. Investigators say firefighters responded to the scene Sunday afternoon, where two teenagers reported finding the body behind a high school. The...
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November 26, 2018 - 12:26 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Police in New York City are investigating the death of a woman whose burnt body was found in a wooded area of Staten Island. Investigators say firefighters responded to the scene Sunday afternoon, where two teenagers reported finding the body behind a high school. The woman was...
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FILE - In this Nov. 10, 2018, file photo, sheriff's deputies recover the remains of a victim of the Camp Fire in Paradise, Calif. The massive wildfire that killed dozens of people and destroyed thousands of homes has been fully contained after burning for more than two weeks, authorities said Sunday, Nov. 25. (AP Photo/Noah Berger, File)
November 25, 2018 - 6:10 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A massive wildfire that killed dozens of people and destroyed thousands of homes in Northern California has been fully contained after burning for more than two weeks, authorities said Sunday. The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection said the Camp fire had been...
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FILE - In this Nov. 10, 2018, file photo, sheriff's deputies recover the remains of a victim of the Camp Fire in Paradise, Calif. The massive wildfire that killed dozens of people and destroyed thousands of homes has been fully contained after burning for more than two weeks, authorities said Sunday, Nov. 25. (AP Photo/Noah Berger, File)
November 25, 2018 - 2:52 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A massive wildfire that killed dozens of people and destroyed thousands of homes in Northern California has been fully contained after burning for more than two weeks, authorities said Sunday. The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection said the Camp fire had been...
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