Category Archives: Wildfires

Australia’s NSW goes up in flames- the worst bushfires in decades

October 23, 2013 – AUSTRALIA – New South Wales is bracing for a potentially devastating day of bushfires, with the state’s fire commissioner urging people not to travel to the Blue Mountains due to conditions that are set to be … Continue reading

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Giant wildfire chars 15,000 acres within Yosemite National Park

August 26, 2013 – CALIFORNIA – A colossal wildfire raging across the western edge of Yosemite National Park swept further into the park on Sunday and forced the evacuation of some its camps due to heavy smoke, according to a … Continue reading

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‘Angry’ Idaho fire spreads to 126,000 acres, threatens luxury resort homes

August 19, 2013 – IDAHO – More than 10,000 homes are threatened by a furious Idaho wildfire, including getaways owned by Arnold Schwarzenegger, Tom Hanks and Bruce Willis, after an all-out “ground and air attack” failed to stop the blaze … Continue reading

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Three injured, hundreds evacuated as Southern California wildfire rages

August 8, 2013 – CALIFORNIA – A wildfire raged out of control in the high desert east of Los Angeles on Wednesday, injuring two firefighters and one civilian and forcing the evacuation of hundreds of residents of three small communities. … Continue reading

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Siberia Heat: Did the Arctic Region break a heat record?

July 29, 2013 – SIBERIA, RUSSIA – Did the Arctic region break a heat record? According to English-language outlet The Siberian Times, temperatures of 32 degrees Celsius, or 89.6 degrees Fahrenheit, were recorded in the Siberian city of Norilsk on … Continue reading

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Quebec forest fire causes widespread blackouts for a 2nd day

July 5, 2013 – CANADA – Half a million Hydro-Québec customers were without power at rush hour for the second straight day, as widespread outages caused by forest fires in northern Quebec affected transmission lines. The utility said Montreal and … Continue reading

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19 firefighters die battling raging Arizona wildfire

July 1, 2013 – YARNELL, Ariz.— Gusty, hot winds blew an Arizona blaze out of control Sunday in a forest northwest of Phoenix, overtaking and killing 19 members of an elite fire crew in the deadliest wildfire involving firefighters in … Continue reading

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Worst environmental crisis in a decade: apocalyptic smog engulfs Singapore

June 20, 2013 – SINGAPORE – Fast-food deliveries have been cancelled, the army has suspended field training and even Singapore’s top marathon runner has retreated as residents try to protect themselves from the smog that has descended on the city-state. … Continue reading

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