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Apr 18, 2014 09:17 AM ET // Paul Gabrielsen
Climate change and past forest management methods may be to blame for bigger and more frequent flames.
Apr 13, 2014 03:50 PM ET // AFP
At least 16 people were confirmed dead and more than 10,000 evacuated on Sunday after a huge fire tore through Chile's historic port city of Valparaiso.
Mar 20, 2014 02:23 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Titanium alloy golf clubs can create sparks of more than 3,000 degrees Fahrenheit that can ignite dry foliage. Continue reading →
Nov 15, 2013 07:30 AM ET // Larry O'Hanlon
A vastly improved technique for viewing and predicting wildfire behavior combines satellite data and a special weather model to take the guess work out of what a fire is about to do. Continue reading →
The wildfires that are now threatening Sydney and other parts of Australia are burning out of control, despite intensive firefighting efforts.
Aug 29, 2013 02:57 PM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
A National Guard Predator drone is being called into action for the Rim Fire in California. Continue reading →
Aug 28, 2013 06:45 AM ET // AFP
The wildfire threatening Yosemite National Park has grown to become California's seventh biggest ever, as firefighters battle to protect San Francisco's main water supply.
Aug 27, 2013 08:30 AM ET // Christina Reed
Fire crews continue to battle an inferno raging just to the west of Yosemite Park.
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