29 min ago
Brazeau County wildfire prompts evacuation order
An out-of-control wildfire fuelled by strong, gusty winds in Brazeau County has forced an evacuation order for area residents.
3 hrs ago
Cal Fire crews fight fire near border
A fast-moving brush fire blackened dozens of open acres Wednesday in the remote reaches of southern San Diego County, just north of the Mexican border.
7 hrs ago
Butte County firefighters sharpen wildland fire skills during exercises in Oroville
The sight of a dozen firefighters in full gear dousing a dry, grassy hillside Wednesday morning looked a little incongruous, but according to Cal Fire-Butte County officials, it was necessary.
7 hrs ago
Wildfire west of Edmonton forces 200 people from homes, another 200 on alert
About 200 people were ordered out of their homes in a rural area west of Edmonton on Wednesday as a wildfire fanned by heavy winds burned out of control.
12 hrs ago
Tuesday forest fire update
Northeast Region forest fire situation update Northeast Region - May 21, 2013 There was one new fire reported on May 20 in the Northeast Region.
Wed May 22, 2013
No charges over Cherryville fire
NO charges will be laid following a police investigation into the cause of the Cherryville fire, which destroyed a family home in the Adelaide Hills earlier this month.
Wildfire in southern Arizona now at 6,000 acres
A wildfire has now burned about 7 square miles of grass and brush on ridges of the Coronado National Forest in southern Arizona.
KFMB-TV San Diego
Brush fire forces evacuations near Crawford High School
A 13-year-old boy playing with a cigarette lighter accidentally started a brush fire in El Cerrito Wednesday that briefly threatened Crawford High School and nearby homes.
The York Daily Record
Western states' need for wildfire aid trumps contract concerns
A firefightier watches a backfire set in Hungry Valley State Park to halt the prgress of the Grand fire, which charred more than 3,000 acres of wildlands near Frazier Park on Wednesday, May 15, 2013.
Death Valley wildfire closes Scotty's Castle
The fire erupted Monday and the visitor center has been closed, tours have been canceled, and power and phone service is out.
60-acre brush fire burning in Island Park area
The fire is currently at 61 acres, but is now 60 percent contained. It's burning within a Lee County preserve.
Red Deer Advocate
Abandoned campfires cause more wildfires
Only days after an out-of-control wildfire threatened the hamlet of Nordegg, abandoned campfires caused 11 small wildfires in the Rocky Mountain House Wildfire Management Area on Monday.
NBC Bay Area
San Jose Brush Fire Burns Nearly 20 Acres
Cleo Doss said the two-alarm fire began burning on a 50-acre plot of land about 11 a.m. at Singleton Road and Locke Drive, which is bounded by East Capitol Expressway and Senter Road.
KRQE News 13
Brush fire closes Tramway Road
The fire reported about 12:45 p.m. is east of the Sandia Pueblo casino and is generating a smoke plume visible from much of metro Albuquerque.
Russia Beyond the Headlines
Wildfires grow almost 25 percent over past 24 hours in Siberia
Twenty forest fires were raging on 3,236 hectares in the Siberian Federal District on Tuesday morning, the Siberian Federal District forestry department said.
WJHG-TV Panama City
Dry and Windy Weather Helps Fan Fire
We're told it started as a brush fire off of Farm Road but then spread very quickly to two nearby shed structures.
Oak Hill Gazette
Memorial dedicated to Oak Hill community spirit after historic wildfire of 2011
Neighbors filled Windmill Run Park on Sunday, May 5 to witness the unveiling of the Oak Hill Village Mosaic Wall, a community art project to commemorate the community spirit in the wake of the wildfires that devastated the South Windmill Run and Scenic Brook neighborhoods just over two years ago.
Anchorage Daily News
FAA's concerns hold up use of wildfire drones
As wildfire season begins in Western landscapes that were covered in smoky haze for weeks at a time last summer, the federal government's firefighters are exploring the use of small remote-controlled drones with infrared cameras that could map a fire's size and speed, and identify hot spots, a particular danger.
Tue May 21, 2013
Man steals fire truck to go see girlfriend in Mississippi
A Cornersville man is facing felony burglary and auto theft charges after police said he broke into a volunteer fire department, stole a fire truck and drove to Mississippi.
KESQ-TV Palm Desert
Wild fire burning in Whitewater Canyon
UPDATE [3:24 p.m.] - Two air tankers, a helicopter and 130 firefighters from the county, the U.S. Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management have been sent to the scene, according to Riverside County Fire Department spokesman Mark Annas.