Posts Tagged ‘wildfire’

Couple face manslaughter charges for gender reveal that sparked wildfire

A couple in California have pleaded not guilty to involuntary manslaughter, after a firefighter died in a blaze which began at their gender reveal party last year. The fire erupted on 5 September when their smoke-generating pyrotechnic device malfunctioned and ignited dry grass at El Dorado Ranch Park, located at the base of the San […]

VIDEO: Oregon Wildfire Creates ‘Fire Clouds’ Above the Blaze

Smoke and heat generated by a huge wildfire in southeastern Oregon are creating massive “fire clouds” over the blaze. The “fire clouds” are “dangerous columns of smoke and ash that can reach up to 6 miles (10 kilometers) in the sky and are visible from more than 100 miles (160 kilometers) away,” the Associated Press […]

Small town in N. California devasted by wildfire

Beverly Houdyshell returned to her home this week in a small Northern California town to find nothing but ashes and debris. The 79-year-old was among thousands of people evacuated from a wildfire burning along the Nevada border but she and other residents of Doyle, a mountain community of about 600 people, were allowed to come […]

Fatal wildfire in Cyprus

Four deaths from the massive blaze still raging in certain rural regions of Limassol and Larnaca, Cyprus, were confirmed this morning. The bodies of four Egyptian workers were found after going missing in Odou, Larnaca yesterday afternoon. Their burnt-out car was found almost half a kilometer from the community and Cypriot Interior Minister Nikos Nouris […]

Fast-moving wildfire spreads toward Canadian town

Residents of Lytton in British Columbia evacuated the small mountain town on Wednesday, June 30, as a fast-moving wildfire engulfed the area amid an unprecedented heatwave that saw record-breaking temperatures. Over the past few days, Lytton repeatedly broke the record for the hottest temperature ever recorded in Canada, reaching a scorching 49.6 C on Tuesday. […]

5 things to know as wildfire season heats up

Image Credit: National Wildfire Coordinating Group In early May scientists discovered a plume of smoke wafting from a smoldering sequoia that ignited during 2020’s Castle fire, which set California’s Sequoia National Forest alight last August. The fiery remnant is the result of another too-dry winter in California and an ominous marker for the beginning of […]

Former Firefighter Saves Home, Neighbor’s Home in Wildfire

A former firefighter saved both his home and his neighbor’s home in a wildfire in Nevada armed with only a garden hose. “It was the most convenient thing to use,” David Howton told the Reno Gazette-Journal Thursday. “So as soon as I went and got my garden hose, I was able to put out the […]

While California experiences all-time record wildfire destruction, where in the world is Sen. Kamala Harris?!?!

Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA), who last week surveyed wildfire damage in her state of California, has primarily focused on climate change in the wake of the devastation across her state. by HANNAH BLEAUBreitbart.com Notably, few of the measures she sponsored or co-sponsored — if any at all — have had a meaningful impact on the […]

‘Climate arson’ and other wildfire nonsense

Iowa Climate Science Education “These ferocious fires are fueled by the unprecedented increase in combustibles that radical environmentalist policies have created.”– Paul Driessen____________ “As wildfires continue to rage across forests in California, Oregon, Washington and other western states – and some politicians (not surprisingly) try to politicize the fires, by blaming them on manmade climate […]

Gavin Newsom at Ash-Strewn Wildfire Site: ‘The Debate Is Over Around Climate Change’

California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D), without evidence, declared Friday that the ongoing wildfires in his state prove the science surrounding global warming is now officially settled. “The debate is over around climate change. Just come to the state of California, observe it with your own eyes,” a grinning Newsom told reporters while touring the fire-ravaged […]

Fire Fighters Battle With Wildfire At Ancient Mycenae In Greece

A wildfire at Mycenae has caused a major archaeological panic in Greece. Greek fire fighters equipped with nine fire engines, two planes and a helicopter struggled to save the ancient citadel of Mycenae from the destructive flames of an out-of-control wildfire. The Bronze Age stronghold of Mycenae in ancient Greece was the center of the […]

Wildfire, Hurricanes, Floods And Droughts Quadrupled In Cost Since 1980

A new report looks at the price of climate-linked natural disasters and how global warming is making them worse. Lisa Paul was still recovering from the wildfire trauma of 2017 when she experienced a renewed wave of sickening dread last week, the skies above her home and vineyard in the mountains east of Sonoma, California, […]

Teen Fined Over $36 Million For Sparking Oregon Wildfire

A teenager has been ordered to pay $36,618,330 in restitution for the damage he caused by starting a wildfire in Oregon last year. County Circuit Judge John A. Olson ordered the unnamed 15-year-old to pay the fine on Monday for throwing fireworks into Eagle Creek Canyon, sparking an almighty inferno that spread across the forest. […]

Wildfire causes ammunition explosions at former Russian military range (PHOTO, VIDEO)

Social media users posted photos and videos online of a huge cloud of thick white smoke coming from the abandoned military range. The incident happened near the village of Pugachevo around midday on Wednesday. The sounds of frequent explosions could also be heard in videos. The Emergencies Ministry said the blaze at the site began […]

Ex-Trooper, Fire Chief Charged With Starting Second Wildfire

SALT LAKE CITY — A former Utah Highway Patrol trooper and fire chief already accused of purposely starting a forest fire has been indicted on a new charge of intentionally sparking a separate blaze on federal land. A grand jury Wednesday decided there was enough evidence to charge Rex Richard Olsen, 37, with setting brush […]

2017 is British Colombia’s worst wildfire season on record

     The 2017 wildfire season is officially the worst on record in British Columbia. The B.C. Wildfire Service said Wednesday that a total of 1,026 wildfires have razed nearly 8,950 square kilometres, surpassing the old record of 8,560 square kilometres set in 1958. The majority of the activity has occurred in the province’s Cariboo region […]

Wildfire covers 110 square kilometres in Kootenay National Park, British Columbia; closes large stretch of highway

     The highway that winds through British Columbia’s Kootenay National Park was closed for much of the day Wednesday as wildfire smoke made for dangerous driving conditions. Parks Canada said it closed Highway 93 from Castle Junction near the Trans-Canada Highway to the town of Radium Hot Springs some 100 kilometres south. The highway reopened […]

Fukushima wildfire revives worries over airborne radiation from “difficult-to-return zone”

(Natural News) On the evening of April 29, a wildfire broke out in a mountain forest near the now-disabled Fukushima No. 1 Nuclear Power Plant. In a report by the Mainichi.jp, the publication stated that the fire started on the 448-meter high Mount Juman in Namie, a town in the Fukushima Prefecture. In response to […]

Wildfire rages in highly radioactive Fukushima mountain forest

A fire broke out in a mountain forest near the crippled Fukushima No. 1 Nuclear Power Plant on the evening of April 29, consuming an area approximately 20 hectares in size, according to prefectural authorities. The fire started on 448-meter-high Mount Juman in Namie, Fukushima Prefecture, prompting the prefectural government to request […]

Hubble Space Telescope Finds ‘Dark Vortex’ On Neptune

NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope (HST) has obtained images of a 3000 mile wide “dark vortex” floating around the atmosphere of Neptune. It is the first time this century that NASA scientists have observed the high pressure weather system on the furthest planet from the sun in our solar system.  Nerdist reports: “Dark vortices coast through the atmosphere like […]

Mental Health Disorders Surge Among British Troops

Mental health disorders among British armed forces have increased by about 80% since 2007 according to a recent study The UK Ministry of Defense (MoD) surveyed its personnel between April 1, 2007 and March 31, 2016. The Combat Stress charity has also reported an increase in the number of ex-military personnel needing treatment and says UK […]

Two giant sinkholes at risk of colliding in Texas claim researchers

     Just days after a massive sinkhole opened up in the Ottawa downtown core, scientists are now warning that two giant and rapidly expanding sinkholes in Texas are at risk of collapsing into each other. They are about 2 km apart and sit between the cities of Wink and Kermit in the West Texas oil […]

Names proposed for new additions to the periodic table: Nihonium, Moscovium, Tennessine & Oganesson

     Four new names will soon grace the Periodic Table of chemical elements, first developed in the 19th century by Russian chemistry professor Dmitri Mendeleev. Two of the four new elements will have names associated with Russia. The four new elements that will be included in the seventh row of the table, under the proposal […]

Idlib hospital bombing: From "Russia definitely did it" to "forces loyal to Assad maybe did it" to "we’re working with the Russians to find out who did it"

     The Department of State did not back the accusations that Russian jets were responsible for airstrikes that killed at least 23 people in Syria’s Idlib province, and said the US was working with Russia to figure out what happened. “We’re still looking into what happened in Idlib. We don’t have a great sense of […]

Collusion with terrorists is only leverage US has in Syria

     There is a simple explanation why Washington refuses to proscribe the militant groups Jaysh al-Islam and Ahrar al-Sham as terrorist. Because Washington relies on them for regime change in Syria. Therefore, Washington and its Western and Middle East allies cannot possibly designate Jaysh al-Islam and Ahrar al-Sham as terrorist; otherwise it would be a […]

Peter Dutton says ‘illiterate’ refugees would be ‘taking Australian jobs’

Immigration minister criticises pledges by Labor and the Greens to increase Australia’s refugee intake, claiming it would lead to unemployment. The immigration minister, Peter Dutton, has said refugees aren’t numerate or literate and would take Australian jobs in inflammatory comments arguing against increasing the refugee intake. Labor has said the comments are deeply offensive and […]

Turkey’s ruling AKP nominates Yildirim as new premier

Turkey’s governing Justice and Development Party (AKP) has formally tapped Transport Minister Binali Yildirim as its sole candidate to be the party’s new chairman and thereby automatically the next prime minister. AKP spokesman Omer Celik made the announcement at a news conference after a meeting of the party’s executive board in Ankara on Thursday. Following “a consultation […]

Reports of a ‘mini explosion’ in Glasgow as ‘power surge’ affects underground cables

     Power surges to electricity cables under Buchanan Street left 115 properties without power – and sparked reports of explosions in Glasgow. Fire crews were called to the scene on Tuesday at around 8am after reports of loud bangs and smoke. Communters reported hearing two bangs and witnessed smoke rising from a drain close to […]

Iran ballistic missile test controversy leaves Washington puzzled & concerned

“We haven’t recently tested any missile with the range of 2,000km and with an eight meter margin of error,” Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan said Monday, reported Iran’s semi-official Fars News Agency. Dehran added that the development of Iran’s missile program will not stop as the country continues to increase its defensive capabilities. Russia […]

ROFLMAO: “It’s a Crisis … Our Ideas and Values and Principles”

Andrew AnglinDaily Stormer May 8, 2016 He’s holding a Bible. What more do you people want? So, this whole “Trump is not a real conservative” thing has me a bit rattled. It’s nauseating to try and grasp. Washington Post: Donald Trump’s looming nomination has spurred some leaders of the conservative movement — for generations, the […]

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