Oregon wildfire fueled by critically dry weather consumes 400K acres

A massive Oregon wildfire, fueled by “critically dry weather” in the Northwest, continues to challenge efforts to contain it, fire officials say. Five firefighters in Montana meanwhile were hospitalized Friday after lightning ignited wildfires in that state, according to reports. The Bootleg Fire in Oregon, the nation’s largest wildfire, has consumed more than 400,000 acres, or 625 square miles – […]

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Wildfire causes evacuation of University of Cape Town students

More On: wildfires Colorado agricultural burn turns into almost 900-acre wildfire Wisconsin wildfires create state of emergency Australia marks quietest fire season in a decade Mount Rushmore shuts down after South Dakota wildfires force evacuations A ferocious wildfire in South Africa damaged several buildings at the prestigious University of Cape Town on Sunday and forced its students to evacuate. The […]

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The woman who invented gender-reveal parties is calling for them to stop after one started a fire and burned down 10,000 acres of land in California

California's El Dorado fire, currently burning in San Bernardino County, has been blamed on a gender-reveal party gone wrong. This prompted Jenna Karvunidis, the blogger credited with starting the gender-reveal trend more than ten years ago, to condemn the practice on Monday. "Stop it. Stop having these stupid parties. For the love of God, stop burning things down to tell […]

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Extreme fire danger hits the West, coldest air of season strikes central US

Brush fires will continue to be a critical danger in the West over the next three days, as gusty and very dry winds move from the Rockies into California. Parts of Northern and Southern California are under extreme fire danger later today and tomorrow. Interested in Weather? One fire is already exploding in central California’s Mariposa County, where the Briceburg […]

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