Firefighters watch along their containment line during a controlled burn in Big Bend, California. Photograph: Christian Monterrosa/The New York Times

Search and rescue teams, with dogs in tow, were deployed across the blackened ruins of southern Oregon towns on Sunday as smouldering wildfires contin(...)

A firefighter douses flames as they push towards homes in California. Photograph: Josh Edelson/AFP via Getty

A couple’s plan to reveal their baby’s gender went up not in blue or pink smoke but in flames when the device they used sparked a wildfire that burned(...)

Flames enter a vineyard near Geyserville, California. At its peak, the Tick Fire burning in the Santa Clarita Valley north of Los Angeles forced the evacuation of about 50,000 people. Photograph: Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images

Authorities ordered 50,000 people to evacuate as California firefighters raced to cut defensive lines against a wildfire in Sonoma County’s famed wine(...)

Rick Shaw bartends using light from a lantern at the Town Square Sports Bar in Sonoma, California, on Wednesday. photograph:  Brittany Hosea-Small/AFP

Electricity was shut off to nearly 750,000 California homes and workplaces on Wednesday as Pacific Gas and Electric Co (PG&E) imposed a string of (...)

A firefighter lights backfires during the Carr Fire in Redding, California, in July 2018.  November’s Camp and Woolsey fires in the state resulted in dozens of deaths and cost tens of millions of dollars in property damage. Photograph: Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images

Douglas Mac Donald has lived in the Alpine Oaks Estate mobile home park for the past 10 years. At about 11am on July 6th last year, in the midst of a (...)

A firefighter is silhouetted by a burning home along Pacific Coast Highway during the Woolsey Fire in California.  Photograph: AFP

Convoys of fire engines rumbled through the smouldering northern California town of Paradise on Tuesday on their way to combat still-active sections o(...)

Chimneys were all that remained of some residences gutted by fire in Paradise, California.  Photograph: Jim Wilson/The New York Times

Even in a state hardened to the ravages of wildfires, the infernos that raged at both ends of California on Friday were overpowering. At least nine p(...)

A house is consumed by wildfire, as seen   from a helicopter, in the Calabasas section of Los Angeles. Photograph: Mark J Terrill/AP Photo

A wildfire that tore through Malibu mansions and working-class suburban homes in southern California has killed two people and more than doubled in si(...)

A firefighter hoses down flames as a wildfire advances onto a residential district Saturday, July 28, 2018, in Redding, Calif. Photograph: Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP

California firefighters on Monday were gaining ground on a massive wildfire that has killed six people and destroyed hundreds of homes and businesses,(...)

A burning home is reflected in a pool during the Carr fire in Redding, California on July 27th, 2018. Photograph: Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images

A monster wildfire in northern California grew by two-thirds overnight after killing two firefighters, destroying hundreds of buildings and sending th(...)

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