Wildfires

Rancher singlehandedly saves dozens of homes from wildfire

A Sonoma County man is being hailed as a hero for singlehandedly saving dozens of homes threatened by the Glass fire, after he used his own bulldozer to create a two mile long fire break.
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Family of 7 contracts coronavirus after losing home to wildfires: 'All that we have are questions'

A family who was reeling after losing their home and belongings in a wildfire suffered another tragedy when all seven members contracted coronavirus. The parents and five children all tested positive. Read the full story.
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WATCH: Police officer saves home from wildfire by using a garden hose

A California man’s home was saved from an encroaching wildfire after a Napa Valley police officer jumped into action using a household tool.
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WATCH: Eerie timelapse shows quick spread of California fire

As wildfires ravage the western coast of the United States, one timelapse video shows just how fast these natural disasters can spread. See the video.
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PHOTO: Kitten rescued in wildfire dubbed 'Baby Yoda'

Firefighters in Northern California found a 2 to 3-week-old kitten while battling the North Complex Fire. With her huge ears and round eyes, her rescuers started calling her Baby Yoda.
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First Responders Find Adorable Puppy in Ashes of Area Destroyed by California Wildfire

A hopeful, furry face greeted first responders who were searching the wreckage left in the wake of California wildfires. The rescuers found an adorable puppy and brought him to safety. Read the feel-good story now.
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Young Boy Found Dead Clutching His Dog After Trying to Escape Wildfire

As fires continue to engulf the West Coast, they’ve taken several victims including a boy who was found clutching his dog. 13-year-old Wyatt Tofte was a victim of the wildfires in Marion County, Oregon. Read more now.
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Family Runs Out of Gas While Fleeing Wildfires

A family had to make an harrowing escape after their vehicle ran out of gas while fleeing from a wildfire. The family had been camping at Detroit Lake State Park in Oregon.
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PHOTOS: 'Apocalyptic' Orange Sky Covers Bay Area in Smoke, Ash

Bay Area residents woke up to a dark, red and orange sky Wednesday with many calling it ‘apocalyptic’ and drawing comparisons to dystopian films.
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Woman Who Popularized Gender Reveal Parties Condemns Them After Wildfires

A woman known for popularizing parties in which expectant parents reveal the gender of their babies is asking that the tradition stop after one of them started a wildfire in California on Saturday.
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