Wildfires

Sequoia National Park says lightning-sparked wildfires in the past two years have killed a minimum of nearly 10,000 giant sequoia trees in California.
Firefighting can have lasting physical and mental consequences, and advocates argue it's time for the government to do more to help.
Water officials warned that the state's "climate is transitioning to a warmer setting."
The utility company is facing 31 charges related to last year's Zogg Fire, which burned near Redding, California.
Firefighters are working to protect the 275-foot-tall sequoia known as 'The General Sherman Tree' and other nearby giants.
The base of the colossal General Sherman Tree in Sequoia National Park was covered for protection against the possibility of intense flames.
Fire crews moved to ramp up the battle against two expanding fires threatening Sequoia National Park’s giant sequoia trees and infrastructure.
South Lake Tahoe residents returning from fleeing the Caldor Fire have reported break-ins — but most have been by bears.
Palestinian protesters, wildfires in California and Hurricane Ida damage make up some of this week's most memorable images.
The change could allow fire crews to get into densely forested areas to begin clearing toppled trees and branches.
Firefighters are bracing for strong winds as the Caldor Fire threatens South Lake Tahoe.
The Caldor fire burning in Northern California is spreading in “unprecedented” ways, leading to mass evacuations and destroying hundreds of homes.
Local officials issued an emergency declaration and a tourism group discouraged visitors from coming amid smoky skies from the Caldor Fire.
Thousands of firefighters are trying to box in the Caldor Fire, which has shrouded the popular vacation spot in ash and yellow smoke.
The blazes have destroyed hundreds of homes and forced thousands of people to flee.
Crews are digging in and burning out fire lines amid fears that another round of high winds will bring renewed fury to a Northern California wildfire.
Afghans fleeing Kabul, wildfires in California and flooding in Austria are some of this week's most stunning images.
The U.S. Forest Service said Friday it’s operating in crisis mode, fully deploying firefighters and maxing out its support system.
Wildfires in Montana and California are threatening rural towns and ranchland while the West sees a continuing bout of dangerously hot, dry weather.
California’s largest single wildfire in recorded history is running through forestlands as fire crews try to protect rural communities from the flames.