California wildfire

US president visits fire-wrecked California

President Donald Trump expressed sadness Saturday at the devastation caused by fires in a California town, but persisted in his controversial claim that forest mismanagement was responsible for the tragedy, which has killed 76 and left more than 1,200 listed as missing.

November 30, 2018
November 30, 2018
USA

California wildfire victim search ends

Three weeks after flames incinerates most of a Northern California town in the deadliest US wildfire in a century, the search for more human remains ends with at least 88 people confirmed dead and nearly 200 still missing.

November 19, 2018
November 19, 2018

US president visits fire-wrecked California

President Donald Trump expressed sadness Saturday at the devastation caused by fires in a California town, but persisted in his controversial claim that forest mismanagement was responsible for the tragedy, which has killed 76 and left more than 1,200 listed as missing.

November 16, 2018
November 16, 2018
USA

Over 600 missing, 63 dead in California wildfire

The number of people missing in one of California's deadliest wildfires soars to more than 600 as the remains of seven additional victims were found by rescuers.

November 12, 2018
November 12, 2018
USA

31 dead, 200 missing in California wildfire

More than 200 people are missing in California's deadliest and most destructive blaze on record, one of two fires raging in the state which have killed at least 31 people and forced more than a quarter of a million evacuations.

November 11, 2018
November 11, 2018
USA

California wildfire death toll rises to 23

The charred remains of 14 more people have been found in and around a Northern California town overrun by flames from a massive wildfire, officials say, raising the death toll to at least 23.

August 7, 2018
August 7, 2018
USA

Massive wildfire rages in California's history

California’s biggest wildfire on record rage as hot and windy conditions challenge thousands of fire crews battling eight major blazes burning out of control across the state.

July 31, 2018
July 31, 2018
USA

6 people killed as California wildfire spreads

A 70-year-old woman and her two great-grandchildren are among six people killed when a wildfire engulfed entire communities in northern California, officials and family members say.

December 8, 2017
December 8, 2017

California warns residents as wildfires rage

Fanned by gusting winds, wildfires raged in densely populated Southern California with a new blaze north of San Diego exploding in size in just a few hours and dangerous conditions forecast.

October 13, 2017
October 13, 2017

California fires kill 31, deadliest in state's history

The death toll from raging California wildfires rises to 31 as body recovery teams used cadaver dogs to locate victims, making it the deadliest series of blazes in the state's history.

October 11, 2017
October 11, 2017

15 dead as wildfires torch California wine country

Firefighters battled wildfires in California's wine region on Tuesday as the death toll rose to 15 and thousands were left homeless in neighborhoods reduced to ashes.