Wildfires

May 02, 2018 - 4:59 pm
FALLSBURG, N.Y. (AP) — A state road has been closed in the Catskills as crews battle a brush fire that has damaged more than a dozen bungalows. The Times Herald-Record of Middletown reports that authorities on Wednesday afternoon closed Route 42 between South Fallsburg and Fallsburg in Sullivan...
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This April 29, 2018, photo provided by the Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management shows a wildfire burning in north-central Arizona. The wildfire has grown and firefighters expect that winds and dry conditions may cause it to increase in size. (Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management via AP)
April 30, 2018 - 8:13 pm
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Firefighters battling a wildfire in north-central Arizona were hampered Monday by strong winds and dry conditions as residents of surrounding communities remained out of their homes for another day. Authorities said some homes were lost as the wildfire consumed almost 14...
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April 21, 2018 - 7:53 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — A life-sized statue was unveiled Saturday honoring 19 members of a firefighting team known as the Granite Mountain Hotshots who died in a 2013 Arizona wildfire. The statue was dedicated at a state memorial park established where all but one member of the team died in a canyon in...
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April 17, 2018 - 5:46 am
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Wildfires that have killed two people in western Oklahoma are nearing conditions not seen in at least a decade because of the mixture of high temperatures, low humidity and heavy winds, the National Weather Service said Monday. Weather service meteorologist Doug Speheger said...
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Travelers walk during a rainstorm to the terminals at Oakland International Airport, Friday, April 6, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. A fierce Northern California storm Friday shut down Yosemite National Park, threatened mudslides in wildfire-ravaged wine country and could present the first test of a partially repaired offshoot of the nation's tallest dam that nearly collapsed last year. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
April 06, 2018 - 10:13 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A fierce Northern California storm Friday shut down Yosemite National Park, threatened mudslides in wildfire-ravaged wine country and could present the first test of a partially repaired offshoot of the nation's tallest dam that nearly collapsed last year. Recent heavy rainfall...
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For sale signs are seen on the wildfire-ravaged Fountaingrove area as rain comes down Friday, April 6, 2018, in Santa Rosa, Calif. A fierce Northern California storm Friday shut down Yosemite National Park, threatened mudslides in wildfire-ravaged wine country and could present the first test of a partially repaired offshoot of the nation's tallest dam that nearly collapsed last year. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
April 06, 2018 - 8:59 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A fierce Northern California storm Friday shut down Yosemite National Park, threatened mudslides in wildfire-ravaged wine country and could present the first test of a partially repaired offshoot of the nation's tallest dam that nearly collapsed last year. Recent heavy rainfall...
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For sale signs are seen on the wildfire-ravaged Fountaingrove area as rain comes down Friday, April 6, 2018, in Santa Rosa, Calif. A fierce Northern California storm Friday shut down Yosemite National Park, threatened mudslides in wildfire-ravaged wine country and could present the first test of a partially repaired offshoot of the nation's tallest dam that nearly collapsed last year. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
April 06, 2018 - 7:09 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A fierce Northern California storm Friday shut down Yosemite National Park, threatened mudslides in wildfire-ravaged wine country and could present the first test of a partially repaired offshoot of the nation's tallest dam that nearly collapsed last year. Recent heavy rainfall...
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A man walks between flood barriers on 17th Street in San Francisco, Thursday, April 5, 2018. Northern California is bracing for a major spring storm that is expected to dump several inches of rain on burn-scarred areas of wine country. It could also bring the biggest test so far of a partly finished new spillway at the nation’s tallest dam. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
April 06, 2018 - 4:40 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A fierce Northern California storm Friday shut down Yosemite National Park, threatened mudslides in wildfire-ravaged wine country and could present the first test of a partially repaired offshoot of the nation's tallest dam that nearly collapsed last year. Recent heavy rainfall...
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A man walks between flood barriers on 17th Street in San Francisco, Thursday, April 5, 2018. Northern California is bracing for a major spring storm that is expected to dump several inches of rain on burn-scarred areas of wine country. It could also bring the biggest test so far of a partly finished new spillway at the nation’s tallest dam. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
April 06, 2018 - 3:37 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A fierce Northern California storm is shutting down Yosemite National Park, threatening mudslides in wildfire-ravaged wine country and possibly presenting the first test of a partially repaired offshoot of the nation's tallest dam that nearly collapsed last year. Heavy rainfall...
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FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2018, file aerial photo provided by the Santa Barbara County Fire Department, mudflow and damage to homes in Montecito, Calif. California's insurance commissioner says more than $421 million in insurance claims losses have been filed since deadly mudslides blasted through the community of Montecito during extremely heavy January rains. (Matt Udkow/Santa Barbara County Fire Department via AP, File)
April 02, 2018 - 5:20 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — More than $421 million in claims have been filed since deadly mudslides tore through the coastal community of Montecito during extremely heavy January rains, California's insurance commissioner said Monday. Insurers have received more than 2,000 claims for residential and...
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