Huge area, dozens of dead, mass evacuation: what you need to know about the deadly fires in Australia

Forest fires raging across Australia burned over 12 million acres (nearly 5 million hectares) - an area roughly equal to the US states of Vermont and New Hampshire combined. Smoke from a flame in the southeast of the country is visible from space, and it spreads so far ...

California's New Law Protects Millions of People in Fire Affected Areas

The new law protects California homeowners, who suffer from forest fires, and its residents from insurer's failures, Fox News writes. On Thursday, 5 December, California banned insurance companies from abandoning customers in areas affected by more than a dozen recent ...

Lights parking lot in New York: 21 affected. PHOTO, VIDEO

Around 8: Morning on Monday, 30 September, several cars broke out on a multi-level parking lot, located near one of the shopping centers in Brooklyn, New York. As of one o'clock, 17 firefighters and 18 civilians were injured. The fire was assigned the sixth, one of the most ...

"We have almost lost everything": families return from a fire in California

The firemen managed to take control of the “Carr” fire and keep it at a distance from populated areas, so local authorities allowed some residents to return. However, tens of thousands of other people are still being evacuated. Carol Smith and her family went to their quarter, ...

California has been hit by the strongest fires in state history.

The authorities note that this year the intensity of fires in the state is much higher than last year. Carr’s fire intensified and spread to 33 912 hectares. It is caused by heat, unstable winds, dry air and vegetation. California faced the intense heat that it ...

The climate in the fire zone in California has become dangerous to health

Dr. Karen Relucio, director of public health at Napa County, warns residents of burned-down areas about the deadly danger that lies in the ashes and burned debris. “Think of all the hazardous materials in your house,” she said in an interview. “Your chemicals, pesticides, propane, ...”

Due to extreme heat in the US, wildfires are raging

Due to the extreme heat in the western half of the United States, forest fires have been raging for several days, particularly in the states of California, New Mexico, Nevada and Oregon. The two largest fires are in southern Arizona and in Utah. 27 large fires destroyed more than 7 000 ...

In California, will introduce a new limit on water

California authorities plan to introduce a multi-level payment system for water. According to the plan, with every gallon Americans will pay more. Thus, California hopes to motivate residents to use scarce water wisely and respectfully. This is especially important during a drought, writes The Washington ...

Fire terror: who and what sets Israel on fire

When my friend called and said that at work in the Haifa Center of High Technologies, ashes fall from the sky on the windshield of his car, I didn’t believe at first - well, where do ash from among offices of Intel, Microsoft and Google? These were only the first black ...

Two more forest fires broke out in southern California

Two rapidly spreading fires flared up in Southern Caliphoria near the cities of Azusa and Duarte. Smog from fires reportedly made it to downtown Los Angeles. The air temperature soared beyond the mark of 100 degrees Fahrenheit (about + 38ºC). The first fire broke out around 11 in the morning ...

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