Wildfires

The Shovel Lake wildfire burns near the Nadleh Whut'en First Nation in Fort Fraser, B.C., on Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018. Wildfires have taken over from industry as a major source of a group of cancer-causing chemical toxins in the air, Environment Canada says. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Wildfires take over from industry as major source of cancer-causing air toxins: study

Wildfires take over from industry as major source of cancer-causing air toxins: study

 

The Bond Fire, driven by high winds, burns the hillsides west of Santiago Canyon Road near Silverado Canyon, Calif., on Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020. (Leonard Ortiz/The Orange County Register via AP)

Wind fans wildfire in California canyons, residents flee

Wind fans wildfire in California canyons, residents flee

 

FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2020 file photo the Glass Fire burns a hillside above Silverado Trail in St. Helena, Calif. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

‘First guys out:’ western Canadian air tanker fleet busy despite drop in wildfires

RED DEER, Alta. — A family-run company providing air-tanker support to control…

 

Man shelters from wildfire flames in Oregon river

Man shelters from wildfire flames in Oregon river

Man shelters from wildfire flames in Oregon river

Man shelters from wildfire flames in Oregon river
Canada sending nearly 300 fire personnel by Friday to help battle wildfires in Oregon

Canada sending nearly 300 fire personnel by Friday to help battle wildfires in Oregon

Canada sending nearly 300 fire personnel by Friday to help battle wildfires in Oregon

Canada sending nearly 300 fire personnel by Friday to help battle wildfires in Oregon
Dozens missing as firefighters battle two large Oregon fires

Dozens missing as firefighters battle two large Oregon fires

Dozens missing as firefighters battle two large Oregon fires

Dozens missing as firefighters battle two large Oregon fires
Stunned residents tour Oregon town devastated by wildfires

Stunned residents tour Oregon town devastated by wildfires

Stunned residents tour Oregon town devastated by wildfires

Stunned residents tour Oregon town devastated by wildfires
California wildfire explodes, burning across 25 miles in day

California wildfire explodes, burning across 25 miles in day

California wildfire explodes, burning across 25 miles in day

California wildfire explodes, burning across 25 miles in day
Hotter, larger fires turning boreal forest into carbon source: research

Hotter, larger fires turning boreal forest into carbon source: research

Bigger, hotter wildfires are turning Canada’s vast boreal forest into a significant…

Hotter, larger fires turning boreal forest into carbon source: research
Forest fire in northeastern Ontario threatens stretch of Trans-Canada Highway

Forest fire in northeastern Ontario threatens stretch of Trans-Canada Highway

PARRY SOUND, Ont. — Crews battling massive fires in northwestern Ontario have…

Forest fire in northeastern Ontario threatens stretch of Trans-Canada Highway

Parts of northeastern Ontario on evacuation notice as wildfires spread

Parts of northeastern Ontario on evacuation notice as wildfires spread Ontario has…

Hundreds missing amid California fires; loved ones go online

Hundreds missing amid California fires; loved ones go online

SANTA ROSA, Calif. — Friends and relatives desperately checked hospitals and shelters…

  • Oct 11, 2017
Hundreds missing amid California fires; loved ones go online
Worried California vintners assess damage after wildfires

Worried California vintners assess damage after wildfires

SONOMA, Calif. — Worried California vintners surveyed the damage to their vineyards…

  • Oct 10, 2017
Worried California vintners assess damage after wildfires
Thunderstorms reduce wildfire smoke in Red Deer region

Thunderstorms reduce wildfire smoke in Red Deer region

Air quality advisories have been lifted; remain in effect further west

Thunderstorms reduce wildfire smoke in Red Deer region