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Stacker cited data from the National Interagency Fire Center, NOAA, and the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection to visualize how the spread of wildfires has worsened in recent years.
Wildfires are remaking western U.S. forests. They also change animal behavior and interactions between predators and prey.
The risk of death on extra-hot and polluted days is about three times greater than the effect of either high heat or high air pollution alone.
The program was put on hold in May after a devastating government-sparked wildfire in New Mexico that burned across more than 500 square miles. Here's why intentional fires will resume.
The blaze sparked Friday and forced thousands of people from their homes.
A fast-moving Northern California wildfire caused injuries, destroyed multiple homes Friday and forced as many as 7,500 residents to leave home, jamming roadways at the start of a sweltering Labor Day weekend.
In many regions of the world, the pace at which fire weather conditions are increasing is accelerating faster than climate models predicted.
Hundreds of firefighters are working to contain what could become a horrific natural disaster. Veuer’s Tony Spitz has the details.
Severe weather events ranging from hurricanes to wildfires are regularly hitting parts of the US. You can take a few steps to prepare for an emergency without spending too much money. PennyGem’s Johana Restrepo has more.
Hundreds of firefighters scrambled Monday to prevent a wildfire engulfing an area of rare giant sequoia trees in California's Yosemite National Park.
When a wildfire is burning, you most likely won’t have a lot of time to evacuate. Follow these tips to help you and your family leave safely and quickly.
While wildfire smoke may not seem serious, it can lead to a range of health problems. Find out what they are and what you can do to protect yourself.
Ever wonder what it means for a wildfire to be contained or controlled? If a fire that's burning is 85% contained, that doesn't mean the fire is almost out.
It dates back hundreds of millions of years when the planet and its vegetation were much, much different.