New Mexico sets record with massive wildfire

A monster fire that has been raging in northern New Mexico for more than a month has blacked out enough area to earn a spot in the state record books By SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN Associated Press May 16, 2022, 6:35 p.m. • 3 minute read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article A monster fire … Read more

New Mexico governor calls for more U.S. help to respond to wildfires

New Mexico’s governor is asking for more federal help to respond to wildfires burning in the upstate, including one that’s the second-largest in state history and which authorities say destroyed hundreds of houses ByThe Associated Press May 14, 2022, 10:54 PM • 4 minute read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article SANTA FE, NM … Read more

Los Angeles: Large brush fire burning next to Highway 118 in Granada Hills closes multiple lanes; 2nd Fire at Porter Ranch

GRANADA HILLS, LOS ANGELES (KABC) — Crews were battling two bushfires burning along Highway 118 in the San Fernando Valley Friday night, including one burning dangerously near homes. The California Highway Patrol closed several lanes on the east side of the freeway near Hayvenhurst Avenue in Granada Hills. Drivers should expect delays and seek alternate … Read more

Police arrest 2 after building fire kills 27 in New Delhi

Indian police have arrested two owners of a company that manufactures and sells security cameras after a massive fire reportedly broke out in their office in a four-story commercial building in India’s capital, killing 27 people and injuring 12 others . By SHONAL GANGULY Associated Press 14 May 2022, 05:36 • 3 minute read Share … Read more

Commercial building fire in India kills at least 27

A massive fire in a four-storey commercial building in the Indian capital has killed at least 27 people and left several injured ByThe Associated Press May 13, 2022, 7:44 PM • 2 minute read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article NEW DELHI – A massive fire broke out Friday night at a four-story commercial … Read more

‘Like An Inferno:’ The American West Is Burning Fast So Far

LAGUNA NIGUEL, Calif. (AP) — Wildfires are at a furious pace earlier this year — from a California hillside where mansions with multimillion-dollar views of the Pacific Ocean were set ablaze to the remote New Mexico mountains charred by a month-old monster fire. The two places couldn’t be more different, but the common elements are … Read more

Evacuations of wildfire forces near Cripple Creek, Colorado

The High Park Fire spread to more than 800 acres in Teller County, Colorado on Friday, May 13, after forcing the evacuation of 140 people the day before. The Teller County Sheriff’s Office reported the fire had spread to 873 acres with zero percent containment Friday afternoon. This video shared by BLM Colorado Fire shows … Read more

Santa Fe timelapse shows a cloud of wildfire smoke

Massive clouds of smoke from the combined Calf Canyon/Hermit’s Peak fire were seen near Santa Fe, New Mexico, as red flag warnings remained in place for parts state on Wednesday, May 11. This time-lapse footage taken by Jackson Mathey shows smoke billowing near Santa Fe on Wednesday. The Hermits Peak/Calf Canyon Fire had spread to … Read more

Aerial imagery shows coastal fire in Orange County

Aerial images captured by the Orange County Fire Authority’s Integrated Real-Time Intelligence System (FIRIS) on May 11-12 show the Coastal Fire burning in Laguna Niguel, California. On Thursday morning, FIRIS reported that the fire was “standing” at just under 200 acres. “The resource’s aggressive containment lines from last night are holding up well,” FIRIS said … Read more