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Stacker cited data from the National Interagency Fire Center, NOAA, and the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection to visualize how the spread of wildfires has worsened in recent years.
Wildfires are remaking western U.S. forests. They also change animal behavior and interactions between predators and prey.
The risk of death on extra-hot and polluted days is about three times greater than the effect of either high heat or high air pollution alone.
The program was put on hold after a devastating government-sparked wildfire in New Mexico burned 500 square miles. Here's why intentional fires will resume.
The blaze sparked Friday and forced thousands of people from their homes.
A fast-moving Northern California wildfire caused injuries, destroyed multiple homes Friday and forced as many as 7,500 residents to leave home, jamming roadways at the start of a sweltering Labor Day weekend.
Hundreds of firefighters are working to contain what could become a horrific natural disaster. Veuer’s Tony Spitz has the details.
Severe weather events ranging from hurricanes to wildfires are regularly hitting parts of the US. You can take a few steps to prepare for an emergency without spending too much money. PennyGem’s Johana Restrepo has more.
Hundreds of firefighters scrambled Monday to prevent a wildfire engulfing an area of rare giant sequoia trees in California's Yosemite National Park.