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California Forest Service employee killed in McKinney Fire

The McKinney Fire has scorched more than 60,000 acres in northern California. Officials said the wildfire claimed the life of a longtime Forest Service lookout.

Elmo Fire in Montana burns over 21,000 acres, is 55% contained

Firefighters battling the Elmo Fire in Montana have the blaze contained at 55% as of Monday morning after the wildfire rapidly spread and scorched more than 21,000 acres.

Washington town evacuates due to growing wildfire

Washington state authorities are evacuating an entire town in the eastern part of the state as a wildfire that has already burned 10 structures rages out of control.

Explosion at German WWII ammunition dump starts blaze near Berlin

German firefighters are combating an uncontrolled blaze near Berlin after World War II ammunition detonated at a police facility in Grunewald forest on Thursday.

Man who tried to kill spider with lighter sparked Utah blaze

Police have arrested a Utah man they say started a 60-acre wildfire by trying to kill a spider with a lighter on Monday. The man has been mocked on social media.

McKinney Fire: Death toll rises as massive blaze remains 0% contained

The death toll resulting from California’s largest wildfire so far this year – the McKinney Fire in the state's north – has now risen to 4, police announced Tuesday.

California Oak Fire spreads near Yosemite National Park, forces thousands to evacuate

California's Oak Fire has burned more than 15,600 acres of forest land near Yosemite National Park as of late Sunday, forcing thousands of residents to flee their homes.

Alaska experiencing wildfires it’s never seen before

More than 530 wildfires have burned an area the size of Connecticut in Alaska this year alone, with heat waves and droughts exacerbating a warming climate.

Hundreds evacuated as Greece battles 4 massive wildfires

Greek authorities have evacuated more than 450 people from homes and resorts as four major fires continue to spread across the country's mainland and the island of Lesbos.

Governor declares emergency over wildfire near Yosemite

California's Oak Fire near Yosemite National Park grew in size Saturday, with Gov. Gavin Newsom calling a state of emergency in Mariposa County due to effects of the fire.