California May Go Dark This Summer, and Most Aren’t Ready

Guests watch a show near a statue of Walt Disney and Micky Mouse in front of the Cinderella Castle at the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., on Jan. 9, 2019. (John Raoux/AP Photo) A … Read More

Chile Declares State of Catastrophe Due to Wildfires

Santiago de Chile, Feb 5 (Prensa Latina) Chilean President Sebastián Piñera declared on Tuesday a ”State of Constitutional Exception” in the southern regions of La Araucanía, Biobío and Los Ríos, as a result of the forest fires that devastate those … Read More

California’s Camp Fire now 100 percent contained, officials say

The most destructive and deadly wildland inferno in California history has been fully wrangled into submission by firefighters, who have been battling the ferocious blaze for 18 days, authorities announced on Sunday. The catastrophic Camp Fire in Northern California’s Butte County that … Read More

Northern California’s Camp Fire death toll hits 83 as area prepares for heavy rain, possible mudslides

Northern California could see heavy rain over the next few days, which could help crews battling the devastating Camp Fire. However, it could also bring mudslides and complicate recovery efforts. At a press conference Wednesday night, the Butte County Sheriff’s Office … Read More

80 Killed in California Wildfires as Nearly 1K Remain Missing: ‘It’s a Disheartening Situation’

Marcus Yam /Los Angeles Times/Getty The death toll in a string of California wildfires continued to rise this week as authorities made progress in containing the deadliest blaze in the northern part of the state. Now, authorities are struggling to learn the … Read More

Death toll reaches 63 in California’s Camp Fire, while 631 unaccounted for — live updates

Authorities said late Thursday the death toll from the Camp Fire has risen to 63, bringing the statewide count to 66. In addition, more than 600 people have been reported missing, according to the Butte County sheriff’s office. Despite the grim update, … Read More

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