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Northern Michigan Wildfire 98% Contained

May 19 2022 // A wildfire in a heavily forested area of northern Michigan is now 98% contained and all road closures in the area have been lifted, state officials said Tuesday. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources said a stretch...

Oregon Officials Warn of Difficult Wildfire Season

May 19 2022 // Oregon remains poised to see a potentially “challenging” wildfire season this summer, despite a wet and cool spring in much of western Oregon, one of the state’s top fire watchers said Monday. The rain...

Growth of Massive New Mexico Wildfire Slowed

May 18 2022 // Firefighters have been able to slow the growth of a massive wildfire burning in the mountains of northeastern New Mexico as they prepared Wednesday for another round of red-flag weather that has the potential to push the...

Rain Brings Relief to Massive New Mexico Wildfire

May 17 2022 // Lightning sparked a few new small fires in the drought-stricken Southwest Monday but the thunderstorms brought welcome rain to the monster blaze that’s been churning for a month in New Mexico and is now the...

Sunshine State Could See Higher Risk of Property-Destroying Wildfires

May 17 2022 // Perhaps the rain from hurricanes can help extinguish the wildfires. That may be the only silver lining to computer modeling reports suggesting that just as hurricanes and flooding from tropical storms are likely to...

How Climate Change Is Fueling More Intense Global Wildfires

May 16 2022 // Already, 2022 is taking its place in a pantheon of years that have seen the nature of fire change — and all parts of the world fall under threat. It’s only expected to get worse, with drought and heat waves looming...

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