The head of the Transportation Safety Board says there's no evidence that a freight train sparked a wildfire that destroyed the town of Lytton, B.C., and the agency is closing its investigation unless it receives new information.
The plight of the residents of the British Columbia village of Lytton that was all but destroyed in a wildfire this summer gained political focus on Thursday, October 7, 2021, in the provincial legislature.
Flames on Sunday reached a grove of sequoia trees in California as firefighters battled to keep fire from driving further into another grove, where the base of the world’s largest tree has been wrapped in protective foil.
Soldiers were deployed on Sunday, September 12, 2021, in southeastern Spain to join the battle against a major wildfire that is burning for a fourth day, invigorated by stray embers that sparked a new hot spot.
A weather system affecting northwest California was expected to bring dry lightning and blustery winds through early Friday, September 10, 2021, unleashing a risk of new wildfires as thousands of firefighters have been making headway against existing blazes.
The manager of fire operations for British Columbia's wildfire service says rain and cooler temperatures have taken an edge off some of the most aggressive blazes among more than 260 burning across the province.