OAKLAND (CBS SF) — A brush fire Saturday afternoon in the vicinity of 5675 Castle Drive in Oakland has been upgraded to two alarms, according to the Oakland Fire Department. 91 more words
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Lightning strikes ignited a dozen new fires across the Sequoia National Forest and Giant Sequoia National Monument over the past few days. The “Grey Fire” is the largest at four acres, and is burning near Grey Meadow in the Golden Trout Wilderness approximately 15 miles northeast of Springville on the Western Divide Ranger District.
Watch above: Hundreds of people in western Canada have been put on notice to leave their homes at a moment’s notice in case the flames get too close. 109 more words
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The thick haze caused by smoke from more than 100 Canadian wildfires is causing unhealthy air quality conditions across a large part of Minnesota. 126 more words
The air quality in parts of Minnesota on Saturday is at unhealthy levels, the result of the continued effects of forest fires in Canada.
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The fire is not threatening any homes or buildings, but Curry said the fire could potentially damage some high voltage electric transmission lines in the area. 394 more words
Twenty firefighters are on scene at a wildfire burning near Kokanee Creek and two kilometres northeast of Kokanee Creek Provincial Park.
The BC Wildfire Service says it received many calls about the fire from campers at the park and people travelling along Highway 3A. 127 more words