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South Korean high-rise block in flames

Image rights Zhaniya/@zhany.yo Image description A witness said material on the outside of the building caused the fire to spread quickly A massive fire engulfed a 33-story high-rise block in the South-South Korean city of Ulsan. Video footage showed flames spreading across the entire Samhwan Art Nouveau commercial and residential building. Hundreds of people have reportedly been evacuated, including from …

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Oregon Fires: Oregon authorities battle conspiracy theories while firefighters fight the flames

Multiple fires in Washington, Oregon and California have destroyed more than 4.7 million acres and killed at least 34 people. Law enforcement agencies, including the FBI, have quashed conspiracy theories that antifa extremists set fires and cut power lines, Sheriff Craig Roberts said Wednesday in Clackamas County, Oregon. “Every time we tip in, we follow it through to the end,” …

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Fires in California: 250,000 under evacuation order amid three flames in the Bay Area – live | US news

12:16 p.m. Summertime 12:16 Firefighters and residents in Northern California received a boost this morning as the predicted bad weather has so far escaped the state. The humidity rose Monday, the Associated Press reported, and there was no return of the onslaught of lightning strikes that ignited the infernos a week earlier. The San Francisco Bay area was exposed to …

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Lightning could ignite new flames

CONCLUDE The helicopter rescue team was able to safely pull both men out. Week Californians prepared on Sunday for a worrying change in weather that would bring unpredictable winds, sizzling temperatures and possible lightning strikes that could spark new forest fires in an already devastated state. Firefighters have been fighting more than 600 flames for a week – triggered by …

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The devastating fire in Northern California is now the second largest of all time as the entire flames scorched nearly 1 million acres

A massive wildfire in Northern California has grown to become the second largest in state history as it and hundreds of other flames have now scorched nearly a million acres. The LNU Lightning Complex Fire, which is burning in five counties – Napa, Sonoma, Lake, Yolo and Stanislaus – has spread to more than 314,000 acres, officials said Saturday. It …

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California Fires Live Updates: 5 dead as the flames spread

The fires have blown 500,000 acres and are still growing. Deep in its recent battle against balloon forest fires, Northern California is under siege another day to go. The huge flames in the area are still increasing and almost completely uncontrolled. Five deaths have been linked to the fires that have displaced more than 60,000 people from their homes, filled …

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Forest fires in California: More evacuations than flames twice as large

The massive flames send clouds of smoke and ash into the skies around San Francisco, affecting air quality for hundreds of kilometers and endangering public health. The evacuations continued overnight Wednesday into the wee hours of Thursday, including parts of Travis Air Force Base, an Air Force logistics center. Late Wednesday, officials shut down Interstate 80 west of Vacaville between …

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Airplane used in Filipino coronavirus reactions goes up in flames

MANILA – An aircraft used by the Philippine Health Department as an ambulance to fight the Coronavirus outbreak went up in flames on Sunday evening from Manilas Airport to Japan, killing everyone on board. The aircraft carried eight people, including the pilot and two crew members, a doctor, a nurse, an aircraft doctor, and an American and a Canadian passenger. …

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