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Jul 30, 2014 12:40 PM ET // Paul Heltzel
More than 500 firefighters are battling the El Portal Fire in Yosemite National Park, which has spread across more than 3,500 acres and threatens nearby homes, campgrounds and roads.
Jul 25, 2014 01:30 PM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
A wildfire is raging in central Washington, and a new video captured by a drone features aerial views of the damage.
Jun 6, 2014 12:40 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
A satellite observes widespread forest fires in North Korea, but it's just one problem related to deforestation in the totalitarian nation. Continue reading →
May 16, 2014 09:10 AM ET // Megan Gannon, Live Science News Editor
The fires have prompted road closures and evacuation orders for thousands of residents in the region.
May 7, 2014 11:58 AM ET // Tim Wall
About 84,273 square miles are at extreme risk for more wildfires, warns the National Weather Service. Continue reading →
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 →
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