Tag: Fires

Western wildfires: Crews make progress on huge Oregon blaze

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BLY, Ore. — The nation's largest wildfire raged through southern Oregon on Friday but crews were scaling back some night operations as hard work...

Technology has growing role in corralling US West wildfires

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. — As drought- and wind-driven wildfires have become more dangerous across the American West in recent years, firefighters have tried to become...

Western wildfires: Crews make progress on huge Oregon blaze

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BLY, Ore. — The nation's largest wildfire raged through southern Oregon on Friday but crews were scaling back some night operations as hard work...

Western wildfires: Crews make progress on huge Oregon blaze

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BLY, Ore. — The nation's largest wildfire raged through southern Oregon on Friday but crews were scaling back some night operations as hard work...

GM issues 2nd Bolt recall; faulty batteries can cause fires

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DETROIT — General Motors is recalling some older Chevrolet Bolts for a second time to fix persistent battery problems that can set the electric...

PG&E will spend up to $30 billion burying power lines

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SAN RAMON, Calif. — Pacific Gas & Electric plans to bury 10,000 miles (16,000 kilometers) of its power lines in an effort to prevent...

EXPLAINER: As wildlife smoke spreads, who’s at risk?

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BILLINGS, Mont. — Smoke from wildfires in the western U.S. and Canada is blanketing much of the continent, including thousands of miles away on...

Indiana issues air quality alert due to smoke from wildfires

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INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana's environmental agency issued a statewide air quality alert this week urging Hoosiers to slow down and take other steps as smoke...

Explosion at Texas home may have been intentional

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PLANO, Texas — The explosion that destroyed a house in suburban Dallas and heavily damaged the two next door, injuring six people, may not...

Calls for outside help as extreme weather fuels Oregon fires

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PORTLAND, Ore. — The threat of thunderstorms and lightning has prompted officials in fire-ravaged Oregon to ask for help from outside the Pacific Northwest...