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Volunteers from Puerto Rico are cleaning up national forest

Daniel Boone National Forest representatives say they're hurrying to clean up damage from forest fires before dry weather returns.

Wildfire burning 500 acres in Rockcastle, Pulaski counties

National Forest Service officials say a wildfire that started in Rockcastle County has now spread to Pulaski County, burning 500 acres.

Somerset crews use drones to assess wildfire

On Monday, Somerset/Pulaski County Special Response team posted on Facebook a series of photos depicting a wildfire.

Unattended campfire causes a wildfire at Red River Gorge

Firefighters are working on putting out a wildfire at Red River Gorge in Daniel Boone National Forest.

Fall wildfire hazard season begins October 1

October 1 is the beginning of the Fall Wildfire Hazard Season.

Sky Bridge in Red River Gorge closed due to wildfire

A campfire is being blamed for a wildfire that broke out over the weekend in Sky Bridge in the Red River Gorge, according to the U.S. Forest Service.

Part of Red River Gorge closed after wildfire, back open

Forest officials: The Wildcat Ridge area of Clifty Wilderness in the Red River Gorge is now reopened for public use.

Fire burns 20 acres in Red River Gorge

According to the U.S. Forest Service, a slow-moving wildfire has burned 20 acres in the Red River Gorge and that area is closed to the public.

Deadly California fire caused by homeowner equipment

Investigators say a deadly 2017 wildfire that killed 22 people in Northern California wine country was caused by a private electrical system, not equipment of embattled Pacific Gas & Electric Co.

Fire death toll hits 63; sheriff says hundreds still missing

At least 63 are now dead from a Northern California wildfire, and officials say they have a missing persons list with 631 names on it in an ever-evolving accounting of the missing after the nation’s deadliest wildfire in a century.

Northern California fire death toll at 56; 130 missing

As the scope of a deadly Northern California wildfire set in, the sheriff said more than 450 people had now been assigned to comb through the charred remains in search for more bodies. The blaze has killed at least 56 people and authorities say 130 are unaccounted for.

Wildfire death toll rises as search for missing continues

A message board at a shelter for the many people who fled California’s deadliest wildfire is filled with photos of the missing, as well as pleas for any information about relatives and friends.

Firefighters battle to curb wildfire before winds return

Aircraft turned hillsides red with retardant as homeowners wet their houses with garden hoses in a battle to contain an arson wildfire, which prompted evacuation orders for more than 20,000 people south of Los Angeles.

Arson charges filed in Southern California fire

Police have arrested a man in connection with a Southern California wildfire that has burned 12 cabins and led to some evacuations.

Battling 18 blazes, California may face worst fire season

The largest wildfire ever recorded in California needed just 11 days to blacken an area nearly the size of Los Angeles — and it’s only one of many enormous blazes that could make this the worst fire season in state history.

No containment of Southern California wildfire

Crews are using aircraft to try to control a raging forest fire south of Los Angeles.

Twin wildfires threatening 10,000 California homes

Twin wildfires tearing through vineyards and brushy hills threatened some 10,000 homes in Northern California Tuesday — yet another front in the seemingly endless summer of wildfires that have ravaged some of the most scenic areas of the state.

Kentucky crews will fight wildfire in Utah

Out west, crews are battling several wildfires. One of those crews at work comes from Kentucky.

My People Fund Serves Nearly 900 Families in 1st Distribution

In a little more than two weeks after the wildfires that spread across Dolly Parton’s home area of Sevier County, Tennessee, Parton and the Dollywood Foundation launched the distribution of assistance from the My People Fund. During the four day check distribution, 884 families received their initial support payments.

2 Juveniles Charged in Tennessee Wildfires that Killed 14

Authorities have charged two juveniles for starting an East Tennessee wildfire that killed 14 people and destroyed or damaged more than 1,700 buildings.

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