California wildfire now second-worst in state history

California wildfire now second-worst in state history

The monstrous Dixie Fire in northern California has grown to become the second-largest wildfire in state history, authorities said Sunday, with three people reported missing and thousands fleeing the advancing flames.

Fire crews battle to tame Southern California wildfire after thousands flee

Fire crews battle to tame Southern California wildfire after thousands flee

Firefighters battled to tame a wildfire on hillsides southeast of Los Angeles late on Thursday, some 24 hours after it broke out in a wooded canyon, apparently triggered by a faulty domestic generator.

Australia evacuates parts of its capital as bushfire conditions return

Australia evacuates parts of its capital as bushfire conditions return

Residents of the Australian capital Canberra were evacuated on Wednesday after a bushfire broke out near the airport as searing temperatures returned

Firefighters make gains against Los Angeles wildfire, evacuation orders lifted

Firefighters make gains against Los Angeles wildfire, evacuation orders lifted

More than 1,000 firefighters battled a deadly and fast-moving wildfire on the northern edge of Los Angeles on Saturday, reinforcing containment lines that allowed thousands of residents under evacuation orders ...

Berlin grapples with wildfire fears as blaze rages in central Germany

Berlin grapples with wildfire fears as blaze rages in central Germany

An ongoing dry spell has placed the German government and European Union on alert as Germany's weather service warned the conditions could continue through the next week.

Rain ends in northern California as search for wildfire victims continues

Rain ends in northern California as search for wildfire victims continues

The rains that have drenched northern California for days were forecast to diminish on Saturday, giving way to clear skies as teams continue their search for the remains of victims of the deadliest wildfire ...

Rain looms as search for California wildfire missing continues

Rain looms as search for California wildfire missing continues

Emergency services renewed their search through charred wreckage of California's deadliest ever wildfire for the nearly 1,000 people still unaccounted for ...

California searches for 1,000 missing in its deadliest fire

California searches for 1,000 missing in its deadliest fire

Forensic recovery teams pressed their search for more victims in the flame-ravaged northern California town of Paradise on Friday as authorities sought clues to the fate of about 1,000 people reported missing in the state's deadliest wildfire on record.

Dead, number of missing rise in wildfire-ravaged California town

Dead, number of missing rise in wildfire-ravaged California town

Rescue teams sifted through burned homes and vehicles on Friday for the remains of victims in the northern California town of Paradise, as the number of those missing in the state's deadliest wildfire spiked to 630 people.

At least 42 fatalities tallied in California's deadliest wildfire ever

At least 42 fatalities tallied in California's deadliest wildfire ever

Search teams have recovered remains of 42 people killed by a fierce wildfire that largely incinerated the town of Paradise in northern California ...

More than 200 still missing in California's deadliest wildfire on record

More than 200 still missing in California's deadliest wildfire on record

More than 200 people were missing early on Monday in California's deadliest and most destructive blaze on record, one of two fires raging in the state which have killed at least 31 people ...

Death toll rises to 23 in California wildfire after 14 bodies found

Death toll rises to 23 in California wildfire after 14 bodies found

The charred remains of 14 more people have been found in and around a Northern California town overrun by flames from a massive wildfire, officials said on Saturday, raising the death toll to at least 23.