Glacier Latest U.S. Park To Be Scorched By Western WildfiresA wildfire destroyed structures and forced evacuations Monday from the busiest area of Montana's Glacier National Park, as officials in California prepared to reopen Yosemite National Park.
Some North Texans Will See Mail Delays After Mercury SpillResidents North Texas may see mail delivery delays after a mercury spill shut down a postal sorting facility.
Firefighters Battle To Curb California Wildfire Before Winds ReturnAircraft turned hillsides red with retardant as homeowners wet their houses with garden hoses in a battle to contain an arson wildfire, which prompted evacuation orders for more than 20,000 people south of Los Angeles.
Battling 18 Blazes, California May Face Worst Fire SeasonThe largest wildfire ever recorded in California needed just 11 days to blacken an area nearly the size of Los Angeles — and it's only one of many enormous blazes that could make this the worst fire season in state history.
Temperatures Rising As Largest Wildfire In California History RagesTemperatures Rising As Largest Wildfire In California History Rages
Hawaii's Big Island Readies As Hurricane Hector ApproachesHawaii emergency officials who have been contending with Kilauea volcano's lava flow were preparing for a hurricane that was expected to pass to the south of the islands this week.
Largest Wildfire In California History Still GrowingWildfires tearing through trees and brush, rampaging up hillsides and incinerating neighborhoods: The place-names change but the devastation is showing signs of becoming the new normal in California.
Back To Rubble, Some 'Lost Everything' In California FireThe blaze in the Redding area, 225 miles north of San Francisco, is the largest of 18 wildfires burning throughout California. Firefighters were having some success keeping flames away from heavily populated areas, and officials began allowing some residents to return to their neighborhoods.
Wildfires Scorching Homes, Land And California's BudgetJust a month into the budget year, the state has already spent more than one-quarter of its annual fire budget, at least $125 million, California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection spokesman Mike Mohler said Wednesday.
Twin Wildfires Threatening 10,000 California HomesTwin wildfires tearing through vineyards and brushy hills threatened some 10,000 homes in Northern California Tuesday.
Roasting Hot! Texans Break ERCOT Energy Use RecordThe Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT), the corporation that manages the electric grid for most of the state, broke a record Monday. The record for the most electricity used in July was broken between 4 p.m. and 5 p.m.
Lava Bomb Sprays Hawaii Tour Boat, Injuring 23An explosion caused by lava oozing into the ocean sent molten rock crashing through the roof of a sightseeing boat off Hawaii's Big Island, injuring 23 people Monday.
Crews Battle Destructive Wildfires Raging In The WestFirefighters continued to build containment around several destructive wildfires burning in California, though one stubborn blaze in the northern part of the state grew significantly and crossed the border into Oregon.
Brush Fires Continue To Burn In Palo Pinto CountyBrush Fires Continue To Burn In Palo Pinto County
Evacuations Ordered As Winds Fuel Northern California FiresEvacuations were ordered as dry, hot winds fueled a wildfire burning out of control Sunday in rural Northern California, sending a stream of smoke some 75 miles south into the San Francisco Bay area.
White Rock Lake To Be Spared From SewageThe water district and state officials believe the sewage won't make its way to the lake and they're mulling their options on how to clean it up.
More Than 1 Million Gallons Of Sewage Likely Won't End Up In White Rock LakeThe North Texas Municipal Water District said Thursday experts are still evaluating how far sewage from a leak in Plano Wednesday has traveled.
More Than 1 Million Gallons Of Sewage Threatens White Rock LakeThis all started Wednesday afternoon outside a Toyota dealership in Plano.
More Than 1 Million Gallons Of Sewage Threatens White Rock LakeExperts are racing against the clock to see if there’s a way to prevent a million gallons of raw sewage from entering White Rock Lake.
Ban On Foreign Trash Costing North Texas Cities MillionsSome experts think this could result in recycling collection bills to double.
'Like Dominoes': Utah Homes Burn As Wildfires Menace U.S. WestA fast-moving brush fire destroyed eight homes in the Utah tourist town of Moab, while more than 3,000 people in Colorado and Wyoming fled multiple wildfires scorching the drought-stricken U.S. West.
Growing Colorado Wildfire Forces More EvacuationsA growing wildfire burning in southwestern Colorado forced more people from their homes Sunday as crews tried to slow the blaze being fed by continued hot, dry and windy conditions.
Scientists: No Way To Know When Hawaii Eruption Will EndLava from the Kilauea volcano that flowed into Kapoho Bay has created nearly a mile of new land and officials with the U.S. Geological Survey said Thursday the flow is still very active and there's no way to know when the eruption will end or if more lava-spewing vents will open.
Young Guatemala Volcano Victims Flown To Texas Hospital As Recovery ContinuesYoung Guatemala Volcano Victims Flown To Texas Hospital As Recovery Continues