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  • Pets and wildfires
    Pet hospitals offer free boarding to wildfire victims
    Cats, dogs and other small animals affected by the raging wildfire in Northern California may be eligible for free boarding at certain VCA hospitals, the company announced late Sept. 19.The offer applies to pets whose families have evacuated due...
  • Meadow Fire
    Wildfire closes area near Yosemite's Half Dome
    ABC30 Action News reported on September 7, 2014, that a wildfire has broken out inside Yosemite National Park in the vicinity of Half Dome. The fire reported started around midday and prompted evacuations of the area and an emergency rescue of...
  • Almanac
    Thunderstorms, shipwrecks, a contained wildfire and wind
    Thunderstorms, shipwrecks, a contained wildfire and wind top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history. From the National Weather Service and Storm Prediction Center (SPC) archives here are the events that happened on September 7...
  • Almanac
    Frigid lows, shipwrecks, a heat wave and a wildfire
    Frigid lows, shipwrecks, a heat wave and a wildfire top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history. From the National Weather Service archives here are the events that happened on September 1.1859 - The wood, passenger &...
  • Almanac
    Shipwreck, heat, a burning match company and tornadoes
    Shipwreck, heat, a burning match company and tornadoes top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history. From the National Weather Service and Storm Prediction Center (SPC) archives here are the events that happened on August 25.1883...
  • Almanac
    Shipwrecks, a wildfire, record heat, tornadoes, and hail
    Shipwrecks, a wildfire, record heat, tornadoes, and hail top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history. From the National Weather Service and Storm Prediction Center (SPC) archives here are the events that happened on August 24...
  • Wildfire- McLean: Where great food and service meet
    Wildfire- McLean: Where great food and service meet
    For DC Restaurant Week, it’s not just DC establishments joining in on the deliciousness! The scenic drive to Tysons Galleria on the George Washington Memorial Parkway provided a beautiful visual relief compared to the bumper to bumper DC...
  • Almanac
    Record heat, large hail, damaging wind, and a wildfire
    Record heat, large hail, damaging wind, and a wildfire top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history. From the National Weather Service archives here are the events that happened on August 2.1927 - Morning low temperatures fall...
  • Drone over California's Sand Fire
    Sand Fire air support grounded for man flying drone to 'check out the fire'
    According to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, law-enforcement officers stopped a man Sunday morning for using a drone at the scene of an out-of-control wildfire in the Sierra Nevada foothills.The 3,800-acre Sand Fire,...
  • Alpacas and other animals saved from wildfire
    Wildfire-stranded pets & livestock rescued
    By Carol Bogart, Sacramento Nature ExaminerPets and livestock are now safe that were left behind as homeowners and ranchers evacuated quickly ahead of the Yolo County wildfire that scorched more than 6,000 acres. While the Monticello wildfire...
  • Facing the fire together
    Beauty in the midst of the fire
    Recently this image along with others were seen on Yahoo and Good Morning America with the headline The Most Moving Wedding Photos of All TimeIt’s easy to see why these are so stunning. First, you see darkness and impending danger, but you...
  • Hunters Fire Mariposa County
    Hunters fire evacuations lifted; blaze 20% contained
    Evacuations for residents near the Hunters fire were lifted Wednesday night, the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office said.The area was reopened at 6 p.m., including Hunters Valley Access Road, Hunters Valley Road, Detwiler Road and Cotton Creek...
  • Backcountry kitchen
    Dry conditions in the Sierra Nevada call for campfire vigilance
    Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial start of the fair-weather backpacking season in California's Sierra Nevada. Fresno backpackers headed to the wilderness this weekend should be aware of the increased risk of fire in the high Sierra this...
  • Almanac
    Wildfire, a deadly tornado, record rain and the warmest May
    Wildfire, a deadly tornado, record rain and the warmest May top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history. From the National Weather Servicearchives here are the events that happened on May 20.1975 - A tornado injured one person...
  • Camp Pendleton fires: Evacuation order lifted, 22K acres burned
    Camp Pendleton fires: Evacuation order lifted, 22K acres burned
    (The Associated Press) Marine Corps officials have lifted an evacuation order for some Camp Pendleton housing although fires that have burned about 34 square miles of brush continue to rage.Several camp areas and an infantry school remain under...