Tag: wildfire

UBC report calls for changes in wildfire management

An indigenous-led report released by the University of British Columbia recommends changes in wildfire management and post-fire recovery in British Columbia, including engagement with affected indigenous communities earlier in the process.

Wind-whipped wildfires sweep through California wine country

SONOMA, Calif. — More than a dozen wildfires whipped by powerful winds swept through California wine country Monday, destroying at least 1,500 homes and...

Ash covers Oregon cities, wildfire smoke chokes US West

TROUTDALE, Ore. — A growing Oregon wildfire covered parts of Portland's metropolitan area Tuesday with ash and forced the shutdown of a lengthy stretch...

Rains a boost to fire crews battling Alaska wildfire

ANCHORAGE — A substantial rain began falling Friday over a wildfire near Alaska’s largest city, giving firefighters a continued break in the weather as...

Rain helps Alaska to a mild wildfire season so far

ANCHORAGE — A year after Alaska wildfires burned an area larger than Massachusetts, the state is on course for a mild fire year in...
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