Insurance claims from deadly California wildfires in November top $12 billion – Most costly fires in state history

Insurance claims have topped $12 billion for the November wildfires in California, making them the most expensive in state history. The figure released Wednesday by Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara covers the fire...

Missile factory heavily damaged by raging fire in Siberia (videos and pictures)

A raging fire ripped through a leading Russian missile-making plant in Siberia on April 26, 2019. Massive Fire Rages Out Of Control At Russian Missile Plant. Picture via...

Northern Europe is BURNING: Wildfires going out of control trigger massive evacuation emergencies in Norway, Sweden – Germany, and Scotland also in flames

Hundreds of people have had to leave their homes in Norway as emergency services try to extinguish forest fires raging in the south of the country. Some 148 homes were evacuated around...

Furious steppe fires in the Baikal Region, Russia, leave 240 people homeless as their homes and cattle burn down – State of Emergency

Fires are going out of control due to strong winds in Russia. Several villages have almost completely burned down during steppe fires in Transbaikalia. Just on April 19, 2019, more than 240...

This is AWFUL! Notre Dame de Paris is on FIRE and burns down!

Yes, indeed! This is terrible! According to photos and videos from Paris, a huge fire is consuming the spire and roof of the iconic Notre Dame Cathedral. Over the years, the cathedral...

There’s a lot of Paradises out there! California aims to identify wildfire-prone towns that could be next Paradise

Impoverished towns in the shadow of Mount Shasta. Rustic Gold Rush cities in the Sierra Nevada foothills. High-dollar resort communities on the shores of Lake Tahoe. Ritzy Los Angeles County suburbs. They...

Rare NATIONAL disaster declared as GIANT forest fire kills at least 2, injures 35 and triggers 4200 evacuations in South Korea

A giant forest fire swept across swathes of South Korea Friday, as authorities declared a rare national disaster, deploying 900 fire engines and tens of thousands of personnel to bring it under...

It’s not even April and Washington already had 50 brush fires

We are not even into April, but we’ve had 50 brush fires across Washington just this week. Firefighters usually start getting busy fighting brush fires and wildfires starting in June, so the...

California in ‘Extreme Peril’ from FIRE THREAT – Gov. Gavin Newsom declares STATEWIDE fire emergency to PREPARE

California Gov. Gavin Newsom declared a statewide wildfire emergency Friday, citing “extreme peril” to life and property, in an effort to speed up forest clearing measures. There have only been two other...

‘It is too late to leave! Leaving now would be deadly!’ Authorities warn the Victoria INFERNO is ‘worse’ than the Black Saturday bushfires that killed 173 as the fires are going OUT-OF-CONTROL in Australia!

Firefighters have given chilling advice to residents as a fire rips through east Victoria - as authorities warn the bushfires are 'worse' than the Black Saturday bushfires almost a decade ago. Lightning...

Major blaze in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone

A major blaze has broken out in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone – the site of the worst nuclear disaster in human history. The fire hit a forest some 20 kilometers away from...

5 simultaneous wildfires going out-of-control in Chile – curfew imposed

In central regions of Chile, a curfew has been imposed due to forest fires going out-of-control in urban areas. The Chilean has already killed 2 last week. Two days ago, 5 fires...

Apocalyptic scenery: Huge fire ravages 600 homes in Brazil’s Amazon

A huge fire blazed through 600 wooden homes built on stilts next to a river in Brazil's Amazon region overnight, decimating a poor area of the city of Manaus.

Paradise, Ca ‘Camp’ fire FLYOVER the day after the flight restriction was lifted! Total destruction!

This is another terrifying video of the Paradise tragedy... A big picture overview of the devastation and a better understanding of how this fire destroyed this town.

Catastrophic Australia’s 2,000km wall of fire forces thousands to flee as 140 bushfires tear through Queensland

Nearly 10,000 people have been told to flee immediately as more than 140 fast-moving blazes tear through Queensland amid the state's bushfire crisis. Thousands of people were evacuated from communities in central Queensland after...

Smoke from wildfires burning in California reaches all the way to New York City

Smoke from California wildfires spread to New York, 3,000 miles away with haze envelopping Washington DC and other east coast cities. Incredible! The US east coast has been provided a firsthand reminder of the deadly...

Is the government concealing California’s wildfire death toll?

This is an interesting article I have found on the Someone's Bones website. It talks about the cruel possibility that the governement is maybe... or probably... concealing the death toll of the massive and...

Look! This flame throwing helicopter is used to fight a wilfire by starting another one… You get it?

Battling a wildfire is akin to precision high-speed landscaping. That's why crews fighting massive fires - maybe also now in California - sometimes have dusted off a somewhat extraordinary piece of equipment: the...

Cover-up? California wildfire tears through nuclear waste site and nobody talks about it!

The destructive fire passed through the Santa Susana Field Lab (SSFL), a federal Superfund site in the Simi Hills that was the site of the worst nuclear meltdown in US history in 1959. While...

There’s a volcano erupting near Santa Monica in California

The smoke released by the California wildfires are toxic... And for people relaxing on the beach in Santa Monica, it is like if they were watching a volcanic eruption. This video shows the smoke asphyxiating...

Yes, it’s so BAD! Bay Area air quality reaches Beijing levels forcing pedestrians to walk with surgical masks…

In an unusual move, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD) has issued a Winter Spare the Air Alert from Friday all the way through Monday because of heavy smoke and particulates drifting...

Basically the whole town is on fire: Fast-moving wildfires prompt tens of thousands of evacuations in both Northern and Southern California – Paradise devastated by inferno

Fast-moving wildfires prompted tens of thousands of evacuations in both Northern and Southern California, including the entire beachside city of Malibu, sending residents fleeing for their lives on short notice. The largest inferno, sparked...

‘Fire-floods’ are the new threat in California disasters

Brent Larson awoke at 4 a.m. to the shake and rumble of what felt like a freight train rolling down the hill toward his Santa Barbara County home. He leaped from his bed and...

Unprecedented deluge in Italy: Water levels rise 10 meters in river; Hundreds of Maserati burn down in apocalyptic fire

This is amazing! This river has just taken 10 meters in height in just a few days of rain during unprecedented storms in Italy. Thousands of citizens have been evacuated in the Treviso area after...

Many areas in Australia announce earliest total fire bans in history after record winter heat and low rainfall

This year’s record winter heat and low rainfall has not only led to severe drought, it has prompted many areas around Queensland, NSW and Victoria to announce their earliest total fire ban in history. In...

Wildfire season isn’t finished in California yet: New fires grow quickly and trigger evacuations near Redding, Bridgeport, Hyampon across Shasta County

The wildfire season has no end in California as new fires breaks out and grow rapidly across the state. Firefighters are battling a new round of wildfires in California even as battles against earlier...

Wildfire season 2018 now the worst in history of British Columbia, Canada

More of B.C. has burned in wildfires in 2018 than any year on record. Yes, 2018 is now the worst fire season on record as B.C. extends state of emergency in Canada. Close to...

What the heck is going on with California wildfire situation? California has experienced six of its most destructive wildfires in just 10 months

California has experienced six of its most destructive wildfires in just 10 months. The fires have charred more than 10,000 structures and claimed dozens of lives. The Carr Fire near Redding has joined five...

Wildfires rage across Europe as countries battle intense heat wave

As a scorching heat wave engulfs large parts of Europe this summer, fires have torn through dozens of countries across the European Union. From Germany to France to Sweden, countries in Western Europe are...

Fire apocalypse in Greece kills at least 74 within 24 hours as blaze ‘struck like flamethrower’ – Survivors forced into the sea

"The flames were chasing us all the way to the water". Survivors of the wildfires that have killed at least 74 people in Greece have described how they were forced into the sea by...

California Fires bring on cluster of mysterious rashes and strange ‘allergic reactions’

This is very weird! A Rancho Cordova community is itching for answers after several neighbors reported getting rashes and what appears to be a bizarre allergic reaction. Many of the incidents happened last weekend at...

San Francisco’s sky covered by eerie orange haze as raging wildfires spread across Northern California

An eerie orange haze covered the San Francisco sky over the weekend as terrifying photos show the raging wildfire spread across Northern California. Smoke from the Yolo County fire was contributing to poor air...

Radioactive fire in Chernobyl exclusion zone sweeps across the ‘Red Forest’, one of the most contaminated areas in the world today

Yesterday, June 5, 2018, a dry grass fire started in the Chernobyl exclusion zone, which rapidly spread to the 'Red Forest', a 10-square-kilometre (4 sq mi) area surrounding the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant and...

Tinder Fire: Large wildfire in north-central Arizona consumes more than 40 homes

In the last 20 years, this is the most catastrophic event the county has seen as far as home loss or damage to property. A large wildfire in north-central Arizona damaged or destroyed at...

Multiple wildfires rage across Oklahoma, burning more than 366,000 acres and triggering evacuations – Emergency declared, 1 dead

One person has died as a result of wildfires that are currently ravaging thousands of acres in northwest Oklahoma. The Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management confirms that a 61-year-old man died April 12 in...

Wildfire-generated thunderstorms: Fires in the US Northwest in 2017 were the biggest ever recorded and had the same effect as a volcanic eruption

The wildfires that raged in northwest America last August were so ferocious that they had the same effect on the planet as a volcanic eruption. The heat and smoke from the fires led to...

Red flag warnings issued for 6 states as “extreme, catastrophic” fire conditions fuel dozens of fires that scorched more than 13,000 acres in Kansas

Wildfires burned thousands of acres Thursday in Kansas and authorities are warned that "extreme, catastrophic" fire conditions could prove disastrous for the region on Friday. About 100 people were evacuated Friday in Pueblo County,...

California spent nearly $1.8B fighting 2017 wildfires – And future fires will consume larger amounts of land

The 2017 wildfire season in California was nothing short of catastrophic: California state agencies spent nearly $1.8 billion fighting fierce wildfires that killed dozens of people and destroyed thousands of homes and businesses last...

Underground transformer fire prompts evacuation of parts of Newark airport in New Jersey

A transformer caught fire underneath a terminal at Newark Liberty International Airport Friday morning, forcing officials to evacuate a smoke filled concourse wing and put the airport on backup generators. It's not clear what sparked...

Weaponized Thomas Fire becomes largest INFERNO in California’s history burning more than 273,000 acres

The weaponized Thomas Fire has surpassed all other wildfires in modern California history, burning more than 273,000 acres, destroying over 1,000 structures and forcing thousands of evacuations. The Thomas Fire has now burned more acres...