VACAVILLE, Calif. (AP) — A wildfire that might have been started by fireworks and burned more than 320 acres while threatening homes in the California city of Vacaville was 100 percent contained Sunday, officials said. 177 more words
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After reading an article regarding wildfires across Washington State, the issue of seasonal natural disasters has come to significant attention.
The “Sleepy Hollow Fire” in Wenatchee is called a “war zone” by residents, and it has already burned 24 residential houses, 4 businesses, and has expanded to 3,000 acres. 275 more words
- Mr. Ma paid $23 million for the sprawling upstate New York property, which he bought principally for conservation purposes, but also plans to use as an occasional personal retreat, according to a spokesman. 79 more words
Sitting on a region of shallow seas, the waters around Singapore are not particularly known for their high seabird diversity. Terns are the most ubiquitous seabirds on an average offshore birdwatching trip, although at certain months of the year, regular passage of the Swinhoe’s Storm Petrel has been documented. 607 more words
Lightning caused a wildfire to ignite Ponderosa pine, oak and mixed conifer in the Gila National Forest in New Mexico on June 16, 2015. It has now reached 365 acres. 122 more words