Residents and tourists at the village Megala Alonia -Megaloni – were ordered to evacuate due to a wildfire that broke out in the northern part of the island of Zakynthos short before Wednesday noon. Residents have received a message via the 112 emergency number to evacuate toward the village of Ano Volimes. via ermis.news.gr Police …
The same region that was ravaged by wildfires last month has been struck by flames once again
Firefighters continued to battle fires burning in remote areas of Northern California as the Six Rivers Lightning Complex Fires triggered more evacuations in Humboldt County.
As full containment nears, officials lifted all evacuation orders and fire advisements in the area Thursday afternoon.
The Six Rivers Lightning Complex Fire threatening communities along the Trinity River is now just under 11,000 acres and remains at 0 percent containment, according to today’s update. The complex, which initially comprised 12 fires sparked by lightning before dawn on Aug. 5, is now down to five active fires due to the “aggressive initial attack of Six Rivers National Forest firefighters and cooperating agencies,” according to the U.S. Forest Service. “Overnight hard work by...
We’ve added updates in green to the Evacuation section. Evening Update: Six Rivers Lightning Complex Doubles in Size, 0% Containment —————————– Multiple homes in the tiny communities of Willow Creek and Salyer are once again threatened by wildfire after lightning battered the hills around them early yesterday morning. The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Department has issued evacuation orders and warnings. The Source
The footprint of the Elmo Fire burning southwest of Flathead Lake barely budged overnight with the fire only adding four acres of growth. The 21,349-acre fire is now 61% contained. Following consultation with the Northern Rockies Incident Management Team, officials with Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks announced that Lake Mary Ronan State Park will reopen […]
Firefighters managed to stop the forward progress of a fire that burned a grove of palm trees in the unincorporated community of Woodcrest Saturday, prompting an evacuation order for a nearby neighborhood. The roughly three-acre blaze was first reported at 12:16 p.m. in the 15000 block of Cartwright Drive, according to the Riverside County Fire […]
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A wildfire has closed part of a highway and prompted mandatory evacuations south of Spokane. The Washington State Patrol on Wednesday afternoon reported a rapidly moving brush fire at State Route 195 near Excelsior Road. Officials said fire crews were at the scene, helicopters were dropping water and detours had been
"𝗡𝗘𝗪 𝗘𝗩𝗔𝗖𝗨𝗔𝗧𝗜𝗢𝗡 𝗢𝗥𝗗𝗘𝗥 issued for zone HUM-E032-B, northeast of Willow Creek. Residents in this zone should evacuate now. There is no immediate threat to Willow Creek proper." Source
“Kathy died in her home in the community of Klamath River as a result of the McKinney Fire.”