Three firefighters died Wednesday in Washington state while battling a massive blaze. Continue reading →
See some of the dramatic shots from social media of the 18 wildfires burning across the state.
Fires are burning out of control in parts of California and one person has died in the effort to contain the drought-fueled blazes.
Hundreds of wildfires are burning in Alaska and Canada, consuming more than 5 million acres of forest.
Miserable conditions in the tropics 200 million years ago help explain why only a few scrappy species of dinos managed to survive there.
Neanderthals may have gone extinct because anatomically modern humans used fire to cook their food, meaning they could get by on fewer resources.
Some 200 homes were under evacuation orders in Riverside County.
Hundreds of panicked residents fled one of the tallest towers in Dubai early Saturday as a huge fire engulfed the skyscraper, causing extensive damage to its luxury flats.
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