Firefighters injured in California canyon blaze as residents return home

Firefighting aircraft helped control the Canyon Fire in Alameda County, California on June 23 as residents were evacuated and local media reported that two firefighters had been injured. Footage recorded by Anup Shah shows firefighting planes dropping flame retardant onto a wooded area in Pleasanton on Thursday afternoon. Residents of two areas in Alameda County, … Read more

Firefighters injured in California canyon blaze as residents return home

Firefighting aircraft helped control the Canyon Fire in Alameda County, California on June 23 as residents were evacuated and local media reported that two firefighters had been injured. Footage recorded by Anup Shah shows firefighting planes dropping flame retardant onto a wooded area in Pleasanton on Thursday afternoon. Residents of two areas in Alameda County, … Read more

Forest fires in southwestern Turkey enter their third day

Firefighters sought to contain a wildfire in southwestern Turkey from land and air on Friday, with flames raging for a third day as high winds fanned the flames in a mountainous region.Scenes of burning forests near the Aegean resort of Marmaris have raised fears of a repeat of last year’s blazes which destroyed some 345,950 … Read more

Bushfire burns 140 acres and comes dangerously close to Port Costa

PORT COSTA (KPIX) — A fire threatened the town of Port Costa on Thursday afternoon. The community volunteer fire department stepped in to save their town, but quickly realized they needed help. The blaze dubbed the Scenic Fire ended up consuming about 140 acres. Firefighters confined him and all evacuation notices were lifted. The fire … Read more

California firefighters battle Edgewood blaze

The Edgewood Fire in San Mateo County, Calif., remained at just 5% containment on the morning of Wednesday, June 22, firefighters said. Cal Fire said the wildfire, which covered 20 acres of Edgewood County Park, prompted evacuations in the area, which were lifted Tuesday night. This video showing the scene on Canada Road was tweeted … Read more

California firefighters battle Edgewood blaze

The Edgewood Fire in San Mateo County, Calif., remained at just 5% containment on the morning of Wednesday, June 22, firefighters said. Cal Fire said the wildfire, which covered 20 acres of Edgewood County Park, prompted evacuations in the area, which were lifted Tuesday night. This video showing the scene on Canada Road was tweeted … Read more

Smoke rises from a fire in the New Jersey State Forest

A wildfire that broke out in New Jersey’s Pine Barrens grew to 13,500 acres and was 85% contained on Tuesday, June 21, firefighters said. The blaze, dubbed the Mullica River Fire, broke out on Sunday afternoon in Wharton State Forest. Firefighters worked Monday as the blaze threatened 18 structures and sent smoke into the air. … Read more

Satellite captures smoke from New Jersey wildfire as containment reaches 85%

Plumes of wildfire smoke blew east across New Jersey as authorities worked to contain a massive blaze in the Pine Barrens area of ​​the state on Tuesday, June 21. Images captured Monday by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s GOES East satellite show smoke from the fire, which erupted Sunday afternoon in the Wharton State … Read more

Satellite captures smoke from New Jersey wildfire as containment reaches 85%

Plumes of wildfire smoke blew east across New Jersey as authorities worked to contain a massive blaze in the Pine Barrens area of ​​the state on Tuesday, June 21. Images captured Monday by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s GOES East satellite show smoke from the fire, which erupted Sunday afternoon in the Wharton State … Read more

Firefighters battle 12,000 acre wildfire in Jersey

A wildfire that broke out in a New Jersey state forest had grown to 12,000 acres and was 70% contained as of Monday, June 20, firefighters said. The blaze, dubbed the Mullica River Fire, broke out on Sunday afternoon in Wharton State Forest. Firefighters worked Monday as the blaze threatened 18 structures and sent smoke … Read more