CALGARY, Alberta, May 26- Statoil ASA, MEG Energy Corp and Cenovus Energy Inc evacuated hundreds of workers from three oil sands projects in northeastern Alberta on Tuesday as wildfires raged through the key crude-producing region. The Alberta government said there are 70 forest fires now burning in the province, with 20 considered out of control.» Read More
SYDNEY, Jan 8- Wildfires sweeping through southeast Australia are carrying with them the spectre of a silent killer for grapes growing in the nearby Adelaide Hills wine region. As fears grow that climate change is lengthening the time and severity of Australia's bushfire season, government funding to find a solution to the phenomenon is drying up.
Lockheed Martin wants to use its unmanned helicopter--the K-Max--as a firefighting tool. Check out the drone in action in video courtesy of Lockheed.
Firefighters in California continue to battle a blaze that has destroyed or damaged homes, businesses and two churches.
A wildfire threatening an entire town in Northern California is just one of a dozen major blazes burning across the state. NBC's Miguel Almaguer reports from Weed, Calif.
A massive fire in Northern California has so far burned close to 12,000 acres and injured 12 people. CNBC's Jane Wells reports on the costs to the state, as well as to marijuana growers.
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.
The Weather Channel's Julie Martin reports on the wild fires spreading across Southern California. Approximately 1800 acres have burned east of Los Angeles.
CNBC's Jane Wells reports on unexpected wildfires near Los Angeles. Park rangers have updated the fire danger level to extreme.
CNBC's Jane Wells reports how a record-breaking dry spell in California is affecting farmers and crops.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
One of the biggest wildfires in California is burning 135 acres in and around Yosemite National Park, reports CNBC's Scott Cohn.
Firefighters are battling back raging wildfires that are moving closer to urban communities, reports CNBC's Scott Cohn.
CNBC's Scott Cohn reports the latest details on a raging wildfire that is threatening San Francisco utilities and spreading throughout the Western states.
CNBC's Scott Cohn reports wildfires are moving closer to San Francisco's water and power supplies.
CNBC's Scott Cohn reports on wildfires spreading in the western part of the nation and is threatening San Francisco utilities.