Tag: Wildfires

Wildfires in New Mexico continue going wild
Wildfires in New Mexico continue going wild

The wildfires have burned more than 318 square miles (824 square km) of ponderosa forests across the state, destroying about 300 structures, Xinhua news agency reported, citing the local media reports.

  • Wednesday, 11 May 2022
Odisha develops app to tackle wildfires

Bhubaneswar: As several forest areas in the state are battling wildfires, the government has devised a new innovative approach for efficient and effective tracking and prevention of forest fires. The state Forest and Environment department has designed a special app to track and fight forest fires during summer. A WhatsApp group called ‘Forest Fire Alert’ […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
California wildfires toll reaches 40

San Francisco: The toll from massive wildfires raging across California has increased to 40 with thousands more ordered to evacuate from Santa Rosa city as a new blaze threatened the area, police said. The police said evacuations were ordered on Saturday for areas in northeastern Santa Rosa, a city of about 175,000 people roughly 50 […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
California Wildfires
California Wildfires: Around 19 Killed, 3.2 Million Acres Burned

San Francisco: There have been at least 19 people killed in the past month, 3.2 million acres (about 12,950 square km) burned, and 4,000 structures destroyed in the fires across the US state of California, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire). Cal Fire Assistant Deputy Director Daniel Berlant on […]

  • Monday, 12 April 2021