The U.S. Agriculture Department, which oversees the Forest Service, is spending more than $150 million a week beating back several dozen blazes, he said. Senator Ron Wyden, an Oregon Democrat who is co-sponsor of a bipartisan bill that would assign national disaster status to the largest 1 to 2 percent of wildfires, freeing up emergency funding and preventing...» Read More
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.
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.
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.
NBC's Miguel Almaguar reports the wildfire in Idaho is threatening more than 5,000 homes.
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.
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.
CNBC's Jane Wells reports the latest details on record-breaking heat in the Western part of the U.S. which sparked a series of wildfires and sent temperature to a blistering 132 degrees in some parts of the country.
CNBC's Jane Wells reports a fierce heat wave is sweeping through the West where 19 elite firefighters were killed battling Arizona wildfires.