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More wildfires ignite in West, forcing evacuations from California to Colorado

More wildfires ignite in West, forcing evacuations from California to Colorado

By Max Golembo Nearly four dozen uncontained wildfires are burning in the West, with 21 of them burning in California alone. Winds gusted from 70 to 104 mph in Colorado, producing a perfect setup for further spread. On Wednesday, the Cameron Peak Fire in Colorado burned an additional 23,000 acres, making it the biggest wildfire […]

‘Climate arson’ and Other Wildfire Nonsense

‘Climate arson’ and Other Wildfire Nonsense

    By Paul Driessen Real goal is to avoid responsibility for policies, and increase control over energy, lives, property In what has become an annual summer tragedy, wildfires are again destroying western US forests. Millions of acres and millions of animals have been incinerated, hundreds of homes reduced to ash and rubble, dozens of […]

Firefighting Unions Can Help Fix Forestry Mismanagement

Firefighting Unions Can Help Fix Forestry Mismanagement

    By Edward Ring What we quaintly refer to as “super fires” have incinerated nearly 5,000 square miles of California’s forests so far this year. In response, Governor Newsom has declared he has “no more patience for climate deniers.” But it isn’t climate change that caused these superfires. It was negligent forestry. When it comes to […]

Wildfires, Coronavirus, and an Earthquake Collided for California’s Terrible Week

Wildfires, Coronavirus, and an Earthquake Collided for California’s Terrible Week

BY WIRE SERVICE It was long, dizzying week to be a Californian. The Golden State has been trying to contain the surge of coronavirus cases that started in the summer while dozens of wildfires are burning and smoke is making it hard to breathe. Then, as if not enough crises had collided, Southern California was caught in the clutches of […]

FACT CHECK: Do Wildfires Stop At The US’s Borders With Canada And Mexico?

FACT CHECK: Do Wildfires Stop At The US’s Borders With Canada And Mexico?

  Brad Sylvester | Fact Check Reporter An image shared on Facebook claims a map shows that wildfires stop at the U.S.’s borders with Canada and Mexico. The map only appears to show U.S. wildfire data. Both Canada and Mexico are also experiencing wildfires, according to NASA’s fire map. Fact Check: The post shows a map of the U.S. […]

Trump Meets With California Governor for Briefing on Wildfires

Trump Meets With California Governor for Briefing on Wildfires

BY ZACHARY STIEBER President Donald Trump met with California Gov. Gavin Newsom and other officials on Sept. 14 to receive a briefing on the wildfires raging in the state. The president later addressed the California National Guard before departing for a roundtable with supporters in Arizona. Newsom, a Democrat, said it was good to have the president and members of […]

Wildfires Will Become Worse Thanks To Decades-Old Liberal Policies, Says Fire Expert Who Predicted Uptick In Blazes

Wildfires Will Become Worse Thanks To Decades-Old Liberal Policies, Says Fire Expert Who Predicted Uptick In Blazes

CHRIS WHITE TECH REPORTER Former President Bill Clinton’s land management rules and other liberal policies paved the way for future debilitating wildfires, fire expert Bob Zybach told the Daily Caller News Foundation. Zybach warned of potential disastrous wildfires shortly after Clinton signed a slate of rules in the mid-1990s that drastically reduced logging and road creation […]

Search on for Survivors as Wildfires Torch Millions of Acres, Trump to Visit California

Search on for Survivors as Wildfires Torch Millions of Acres, Trump to Visit California

BY REUTERS Crews were to resume searching for the dead and survivors on Sunday among blackened ruins left by massive wildfires raging in three western states, where millions of acres have burned in weeks and “mass fatality” incidents are feared in Oregon. President Donald Trump said he would travel to California to see the devastation first-hand. A blitz of wildfires across Oregon, […]

Trump to visit California to assess wildfires

Trump to visit California to assess wildfires

By Morgan Phillips | Fox News He will go to McClellan Park in Sacramento County to join federal fire and emergency officials, and be briefed on the fires. The president approved a Major Disaster Declaration for the state effective Aug. 14 to approve individual and public assistance. “Since mid-August, President Trump and Governor Newsom have spoken by […]

California Governor Declares State of Emergency Over Wildfires

California Governor Declares State of Emergency Over Wildfires

BY JACK PHILLIPS California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Sunday declared a state of emergency in five counties due to the danger posed by three wildfires that are burning in the state, prompting evacuations. Newsom said in a statement that tens of thousands of acres have already been burned by three wildfires. They are the Creek Fire, El Dorado Fire, […]

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