Weather Wildfires

  • A firefighter in Lake County, California, July 30, 2015.

    Drought-stricken California has one more more thing to worry about: drones.

  • California vineyard fires threaten winemakers

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports on the damage left in the wake of California's wildfires and its likely impact on the wine industry.

  • Wild fires are getting worse: Is your home at risk?

    It's getting harder and harder to fight forest fires. CNBC's Eric Chemi takes a serious look at the costs and numbers plaguing the fire-fighting industry.

  • Wildfires across 6 states

    NBC's Leanne Gregg reports from Chelan, Washington, on the battle against wildfires out west.

  • Hundreds forced from homes as fires burn

    NBC's Joe Fryer reports on massive wildfires still burning in California, where 2,500 firefighters are on the ground.

  • Wildfires ravage California

    Nine thousand firefighters are working on 21 major California fires. NBC News' Joe Fryer reports on the hot and dry conditions there.

  • Meet Lockheed Martin's fleet of firefighting drones

    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.

  • Wildfires destroy hundreds of homes

    Firefighters in California continue to battle a blaze that has destroyed or damaged homes, businesses and two churches.

  • Wildfires in Northern California burn 100 homes

    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.

  • Forest fire threatens illegal marijuana grows

    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.

  • LA wildfire dangers

    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

    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

    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

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

  • Boardwalk blaze & Colorado floods

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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.