ABC NewsBy MAX GOLEMBO, ABC News (NEW YORK) — A new wildfire broke out northwest of Denver — called the East Troublesome wildfire — and it is 19,086 acres and 10% contained with mandatory evacuations in effect. There is some bad news for Colorado and a huge part of the West on Thursday as more […]

ABC NewsBY: REED MCDONOUGH, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — The Cameron Peak Fire is now the largest wildfire in Colorado’s history. It has burned more than 173,000 acres and more than 1,300 personnel are battling the blaze. While the fire is 57% contained, mandatory evacuations are still in place near highway 34 in Larimer County, […]

Toa55/iStockBy MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News (WASHINGTON) — The federal government has denied California’s request for a disaster declaration for wildfires that have burned swathes of land across the U.S. state since early September. A spokesperson for the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services confirmed to ABC News on Thursday evening that the request for a […]

Toa55/iStockBy MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News (FRESNO, Calif.) — Authorities have rescued dozens of people near a reservoir in California who became trapped by a fast-moving wildfire in a national forest. Local fire departments and law enforcement agencies from Fresno and Madera counties are conducting the massive rescue operation in the Mammoth Pool Reservoir area of […]

LordRunar/iStockBy HALEY YAMADA, ABC News The Northern California wildfires have taken a deadly turn. Authorities say at least six people have been killed and two more are missing in the massive wildfires that are raging across Northern California. More than two dozen major fires are scorching across the state of California after an unprecedented storm […]

ABC NewsBy MAX GOLEMBO, ABC News (NEW YORK) — Historic heat across the South continues today with San Antonio, Texas hitting 107 degrees, the hottest temperature ever recorded in the city in the month of July. In Del Rio, Texas, temperatures reached a whopping 112 degrees which tied the hottest temperature ever recorded in the […]

ABC NewsBy MAX GOLEMBO, ABC News (NEW YORK) — The Charleston Fire in Douglas County, Colorado, forced hundreds of families to flee their homes Monday as the fire quickly grew to 500 acres. Nearly four dozen wildfires are currently burning in the West all the way from California to Nebraska. Gusty winds and extremely dry […]

ABC NewsBy MAX GOLEMBO, ABC News (NEW YORK) — More than two dozen wildfires are burning in the West from Montana to western Texas. Some of the bigger one include the Bighorn Fire near Tucson, Arizona which covers 13,200 acres and 22% contained with evacuations in place. Another fire in northern Arizona called the Mangum […]

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