Chalk up two firsts for the planet this year when it comes to hurricanes this summer -- a parade of three simultaneous hurricanes in the Pacific Ocean over the weekend, plus a rather odd record set in the Atlantic too.
Forestry officials say a potential multi-million dollar claim against a Douglas County resident believed to have accidentally started the Stouts Creek fire is still under consideration.
Several thousand people gathered Sunday to honor three U.S. Forest Service firefighters killed battling the Okanogan complex of wildfires.
With all the fires around Douglas County, officials are excited for this incoming front.
A Renton house cat seems to think he's a dog, and his exploits on local hiking trails is earning him celebrity status online.
I ask myself: Why would I want to jump out of this perfectly functioning plane? Then it all happens so fast.
The area east of the Tiller Trail Highway has reopened along with the Threehorn Campground.
"Keeping people out of the woods helps protect the woods,” said CFPA’s John Flannigan. “We don't like it; it affects us too. A lot of folks like to hunt but our main job is to protect the forest, so if that's what's required, that's what we'll do."
“The Forest Service is beginning preliminary analysis to determine the condition of resources in the Calf-Copeland area and what kinds of restoration may be needed,” said Bill Mulholland, North Umpqua District Ranger.
A "hellstorm" of flames apparently enveloped a vehicle that crashed while carrying firefighters battling a blaze in Washington state, killing three of them during an explosive fire season in the arid West.
Craig Fluer was fighting wildfires in Idaho when this "fire whirl" formed.
Fire managers expect to have the Collier Butte Fire contained by the end of the month.
Four baby birds have hatched in recent weeks at the Oregon Coast Aquarium’s Seabird Aviary.
Dozens of large fires are burning in the Northwest, many of them out of control. Residents have been evacuated. Homes have been destroyed. And it's only August 17: the fire danger is forecast to be above normal through September.