Forest fire News

Crews Establish Control Line Around Virginia Wildfire

Authorities say crews have established a control line around a wildfire that’s burned thousands of acres in central Virginia’s George Washington and Thomas Jefferson national forests. The U.S. Forest Service said in a news release Saturday that while the fire …

Firefighters Work to Contain North Carolina Forest Fire Threatening Homes

Firefighters are working to contain a wildfire burning in the Pisgah National Forest in McDowell County, North Carolina. The U.S. Forest Service said Sunday anyone traveling along Interstate 40 and U.S. Highway 70 can expect to see smoke over the …

Southern California Forest Fire 17 Sq. Miles And Growing

The huge fire burning in the San Bernardino National Forest east of Los Angeles has grown by another thousand acres and has now scorched more than 17 square miles of mountains. The U.S. Forest Service says the blaze sending up …