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January 8, 2018
The Thomas Fire burns through the Romero and Toro Canyons in Montecito, Calif., Dec. 12, 2017. (Hilary Swift for The New York Times)
Hurricanes, wildfires made 2017 the most costly US disaster year on record
January 8, 2018 - 2:27pm
December 5, 2017
In a photo provided authorities, firefighters work as homes burned in Ventura, Calif., in the early morning hours of Dec. 5, 2017. Spreading at an astonishing rate, the Thomas Fire raged across some 45,000 acres overnight and had destroyed at least 150 structures, some within the city limits of Ventura. (Ryan Cullom/Ventura County Fire Department via The New York Times/copyright 2017)
'Out of control' Southern California fire explodes, forcing tens of thousands to flee
December 5, 2017 - 5:26pm
October 15, 2017
Fargo Invaders quarterback Trevor Taylor is shown with his grandmother Dolly Brown following a game at Sid Cichy Stadium in Fargo on June 17. Brown was evacuated from her northern California home recently by wildfires. Special to The Forum
Fargo semi-pro football club raises funds for California fire victims
October 15, 2017 - 8:45pm
October 14, 2017
The Detroit Lakes natives who narrowly escaped the California wildfires photographed while in wine country from left to right: Emily Clay, Twin Cities; Beth Omang, Detroit Lakes; Anna Baso, Twin Cities; Mary Beehler, Detroit Lakes; Amanda Habrat, Detroit Lakes; Chelsea Manke, Detroit Lakes; Christine Hvidston, Detroit Lakes; and Monessa Hegg, Detroit Lakes. Submitted Photo
Minn. women caught in California wildfires are home safe, looking to help
October 14, 2017 - 8:42am
October 13, 2017
Investigators search the rubble of Journey’s End, a mobile home park for seniors that burned in the week's wildfires, in Santa Rosa, Calif., Oct. 13, 2017. Search and rescue teams from multiple counties around Northern California converged here Friday with shovels, rakes and a cadaver-sniffing Australian Cattle dog named Seven. They left with bone fragments. (Jim Wilson/Copyright 2017 The New York Times)
Death toll in California wildfires reaches historically grim heights
October 13, 2017 - 8:53pm
October 11, 2017
huck Rippey searches through the remains of his parents’ home in Napa, Calif., Oct. 10, 2017. Their parents, Charles, 100, and Sara Rippey, 98, were killed in the fast-moving wildfire at their home. (Jim Wilson/Copyright 2017 The New York Times)
An elderly Napa couple just celebrated their 75th wedding anniversary. Then the wildfires came.
October 11, 2017 - 8:12am
October 9, 2017
A motorcycle burns in the driveway of a home on fire in Glen Ellen, Calif., Oct. 9, 2017. Fast-moving wildfires raged across several counties in Northern California overnight, forcing the evacuation of at least two hospitals and numerous neighborhoods early Monday, the authorities said. (Jim Wilson/Copyright 2017 The New York Times)
At least 10 dead, tens of thousands evacuated as wildfires ravage Northern California's wine country
October 9, 2017 - 7:45pm
September 7, 2017
Thursday afternoon, Sept. 7, haze from regional forest fire smoke clouds the sun setting over Eastern Washington's Roos Field, site of Saturday's college football game against North Dakota State. Mike McFeely / Forum News Service
McFeely: Eastern Washington hoping for winds of change
September 7, 2017 - 8:06pm
Firefighters from mop up a small grass fire in Montana on Saturday, Sept. 2. (Casey Page / The Billings Gazette)
Montana is burning: Wildfires in Montana have burned 1 million acres, cost $300 million overall
September 7, 2017 - 5:57pm
July 21, 2017
This 2016 file photo shows a Montana Department of Natural Resources helicopter drops water on a wildland fire about a mile from Canyon Ferry Reservoir near Helena. Thom Bridge / Lee Montana Newspapers
Fighting Montana's wildfires may take backseat to cushion state's rainy day fund
July 21, 2017 - 11:39am
September 19, 2015
Gains made in fighting California wildfires
September 19, 2015 - 11:22pm
September 16, 2015

Volunteer veterinarian Patricia Andrade inspects kittens with another veterinarian at a property evacuated and partially burnt by the Valley Fire in Hidden Valley Lake, California Tuesday. (Reuters Photo)
As California fire rages, volunteers search for wounded, sick animals
September 16, 2015 - 9:11pm
August 25, 2015
Hot weather, high winds could worsen fire conditions in the Pacific Northwest
August 25, 2015 - 4:44pm
July 14, 2015
Wildfire smoke from Canada shouldn’t cause significant crop damage
July 14, 2015 - 11:11pm
April 3, 2015
Wildfires in northwest South Dakota burn through about 18,000 acres
April 3, 2015 - 5:48pm