By Cindy Carcamo and Michael Muskal, Los Angeles Times September 17, 2014 7:57 p.m.
TUCSON, Ariz. — As wildfires burned in California, a study by several major environmental groups estimated that climate change could mean that future blazes will be much larger and add billions of dollars to already costly losses.
By Associated Press September 17, 2014 9:59 a.m.
PORTLAND — Hundreds of residents near a western Oregon wildfire have heard some good news: Fire crews are making progress against the fire southeast of Estacada, and it is 7 percent contained.
By JEFF BARNARD, Associated Press September 17, 2014 7:41 p.m.
WEED, Calif. — Just days after a wildfire tore through a small Northern California town and destroyed scores of homes, crews on Wednesday battled another fast-moving blaze in the region that was also threatening residences.
By Associated Press September 16, 2014 1:11 p.m.
PORTLAND — A wildfire in Clackamas County has spread through the night, and authorities said Tuesday that its area has grown by about half.
By JEFF BARNARD, Associated Press September 16, 2014 10:43 a.m.
WEED, Calif. — Fire crews aided by calmer winds and aircraft knocked down a wildfire Tuesday that damaged or destroyed 100 homes and a church and forced more than 1,000 people to flee a small town near the Oregon border.
By Patrick Timm September 16, 2014 6 a.m.
Hot summer weather continued Monday with highs back in the 90-degree range in most locations. We also had hazy, smoky skies from the wildfire near Estacada, Ore. In addition, high clouds were increasing from the south, adding to the muddy look and defused blue color of the sky.