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  • LA wildfire dangers  Friday, 17 Jan 2014 | 1:37 PM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports a drought emergency has been declared in California which allows the state to hire more fire fighters. Wells also comments on earthquake insurance policies, 90 percent of California homes do not have quake insurance protection.

  • SoCal wild fires continue to rage  Friday, 17 Jan 2014 | 1:02 PM ET

    The Weather Channel's Julie Martin reports on the wild fires spreading across Southern California. Approximately 1800 acres have burned east of Los Angeles.

  • Fire rages near LA  Thursday, 16 Jan 2014 | 4:22 PM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports on unexpected wildfires near Los Angeles. Park rangers have updated the fire danger level to extreme.

  • California drought spikes lettuce and tomato prices  Thursday, 16 Jan 2014 | 2:42 PM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports how a record-breaking dry spell in California is affecting farmers and crops.

  • Boardwalk blaze & Colorado floods  Friday, 13 Sep 2013 | 4:24 PM ET

    Nearly a year after Super Storm Sandy hit the Jersey Shore, a fire has blazed through dozens of businesses on the Seaside Park boardwalk. CNBC's Scott Cohn has the latest. And NBC's Leanne Gregg reports from Boulder, Colorado, after 3 days of extremely heavy rain and floods killed at least 3 people.

  • Fire blazes through NJ boardwalk  Friday, 13 Sep 2013 | 2:25 PM ET

    Almost a year after Super Storm Sandy destroyed the boardwalk in Seaside Heights, NJ, a fire blazed through dozens of businesses in Seaside Park. CNBC's Scott Cohn has the details.

  • Floods & fire, Colorado & Jersey  Friday, 13 Sep 2013 | 1:19 PM ET

    CNBC's Scott Cohn reports on the fire that destroyed the Seaside Park boardwalk, hitting an area recovering from Super Storm Sandy. Also, 3 days of heavy rain have triggered flooding in Colorado, killing at least 3 people. NBC's Leanne Gregg has the details.

  • Boardwalk blaze sweeps NJ shore town  Friday, 13 Sep 2013 | 7:52 AM ET

    An area rebuilt after it was destroyed by Hurricane Sandy was consumed by a raging fire on the boardwalk in Seaside Park, New Jersey on Thursday, reports CNBC's Scott Cohn.

  • Fire englufs NJ's Seaside boardwalk  Thursday, 12 Sep 2013 | 7:25 PM ET

    An area hit hard by Hurricane Sandy is now battling a 6-alarm fire. Ted Greenburg, WCAU reporter, has the latest from the boardwalk in Seaside Park, New Jersey.

  • California fire rages  Monday, 26 Aug 2013 | 7:25 PM ET

    Despite damage to a power station in Yosemite National Park, there hasn't been any disruptions, reports CNBC's Scott Cohn. The city and county of San Francisco do not expect any disruption to water supply.

  • Massive wildfires blaze through California  Monday, 26 Aug 2013 | 1:03 PM ET

    One of the biggest wildfires in California is burning 135 acres in and around Yosemite National Park, reports CNBC's Scott Cohn.

  • Massive wildfires sweep California  Monday, 26 Aug 2013 | 11:03 AM ET

    Firefighters are battling back raging wildfires that are moving closer to urban communities, reports CNBC's Scott Cohn.

  • Giant wildfire burns 15,000 acres  Monday, 26 Aug 2013 | 10:17 AM ET

    CNBC's Scott Cohn reports the latest details on a raging wildfire that is threatening San Francisco utilities and spreading throughout the Western states.

  • Wildfires threaten California urban areas  Monday, 26 Aug 2013 | 8:17 AM ET

    CNBC's Scott Cohn reports wildfires are moving closer to San Francisco's water and power supplies.

  • Wildfires sweep western US  Monday, 26 Aug 2013 | 7:31 AM ET

    CNBC's Scott Cohn reports on wildfires spreading in the western part of the nation and is threatening San Francisco utilities.

  • Fort Hood shooter found guilty on 13 counts  Friday, 23 Aug 2013 | 7:25 PM ET

    The Fort Hood shooter Nidal Hasan could get the death penalty, and huge wildfires still burn outside Yosemite National Park in California. CNBC's Dominic Chu reports.

  • Western wildfires fighting money problems  Friday, 23 Aug 2013 | 1:45 PM ET

    The Western wildfires are now attacking Yosemite National Park, covering 84 square miles. CNBC's Scott Cohn reports on the funding problems regarding the firefighting efforts.

  • Massive wildfires in Idaho  Monday, 19 Aug 2013 | 1:21 PM ET

    NBC's Miguel Almaguar reports the wildfire in Idaho is threatening more than 5,000 homes.

  • Massive wildfire in Idaho  Monday, 19 Aug 2013 | 10:34 AM ET

    A wildfire in Idaho has spread over more than 126 thousand acres, threatening more than 10,000 homes in the Sun Valley area. NBC's Miguel Almaguer reports the latest details.

  • California wildfire spans 6,000 acres  Thursday, 8 Aug 2013 | 1:26 PM ET

    A massive and fast moving wildfire is sweeping through Southern California. CNBC's Tyler Mathisen shows a video of the 6,000 acre fire in Banning, California.