California fires kill 31, deadliest in state's history

The speed and ferocity of the wildfires raging through Northern California’s wine country have caught many residents off guard and left state officials scrambling to contain the flames. But for fire researchers, these devastating blazes are part of a much larger pattern unfolding across the Western United States. So far this year, fires in the … Continue reading California Blazes Are Part of a Larger and Hotter Picture, Fire Researchers Say →

California fires kill 31, deadliest in state's history

The death toll from raging California wildfires rose to 31 Thursday as body recovery teams used cadaver dogs to locate victims, making it the deadliest series of blazes in the state's history.

Fri 13 Oct 17 from Phys.org

Emergency alerts get scrutiny after deadly wildfires

Communities in wildfire-prone Northern California have an array of emergency systems designed to alert residents of danger: text messages, phone calls, emails and tweets. But after days of raging ...

Thu 12 Oct 17 from Phys.org

11 dead, thousands homeless as wildfires torch California wine country

Firefighters battled wind-whipped wildfires Tuesday in California which have left at least 11 people dead, thousands homeless and ravaged the state's famed wine country.

Tue 10 Oct 17 from Phys.org

Disastrous Fires Spread

With high winds returning and skies filled with smoke, tragedy is in the air across Northern California. Some 8,000 firefighters are battling blazes that show little sign of slowing down. Some ...

Mon 16 Oct 17 from KQED Science

WATCH: Mail Carrier Delivers To Burned-Out Homes in North Bay

The U.S. Postal Service hasn’t abandoned Santa Rosa, Calif., where hundreds of people are coping with total losses of their homes from an explosive wildfire. The scene in Santa Rosa has ...

Mon 16 Oct 17 from KQED Science

MAP: Santa Rosa Residents, See Your Home After the Fires

Fire victims from Santa Rosa can search addresses to see what their home looked like after Oct. 11. It could give a sense of whether homes burned or not. The map uses compiled satellite imagery ...

Mon 16 Oct 17 from KQED Science

Deadly Wildfires in Northern California Continue to Cause Damage

This post is no longer being updated. Click here for the most updated information. This post last updated at 4 p.m. Oct. 13. There is an automatically updating map of wildfires and fire weather ...

Mon 16 Oct 17 from KQED Science

California Blazes Are Part of a Larger and Hotter Picture, Fire Researchers Say

The speed and ferocity of the wildfires raging through Northern California’s wine country have caught many residents off guard and left state officials scrambling to contain the flames. ...

Mon 16 Oct 17 from KQED Science

Before and After: Satellite Photos Show California Fire Damage

Satellite imagery over the Northern California wildfire areas shows complete destruction in some neighborhoods where no homes are left.

Fri 13 Oct 17 from KQED Science

California fires map: How the deadly wildfires are spreading

At least 28 people died in one of the deadliest California wildfires on record.        

Thu 12 Oct 17 from USA today

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