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California Wildfires Show Need for Underground Power Lines
In The States
California Wildfires Show Need for Underground Power Lines
2022-01-06 21:55:49
by Tom Ramstack

WASHINGTON — California fire officials this week accelerated calls for drastic action to confront global warming when they blamed overhead power lines for the second biggest wildfire in the state’s history. The Dixie Fire burned nearly 1 million acres last... Read More

Dixie Fire May Have Been Sparked by Power Lines
Emergency Management
Dixie Fire May Have Been Sparked by Power Lines
2021-08-12 19:03:21
by Reece Nations

GREENVILLE, Calif. — Northern California’s extensive Dixie Fire has enveloped over 510,000 acres across four counties as crews work tirelessly to contain the nation’s largest active wildfire. Smoke and ash from various wildfires are causing poor air quality conditions around... Read More

Fire Engulfs Northern California Town, Leveling Businesses
In The States
Fire Engulfs Northern California Town, Leveling Businesses

GREENVILLE, Calif. (AP) — California's largest wildfire has leveled much of the downtown and some surrounding homes in a small Northern California mountain community. The Dixie Fire tore through the Greenville on Wednesday evening, destroying businesses and homes as the... Read More

Evacuations Lifted as Progress Made Against Fires in US West
Climate
Evacuations Lifted as Progress Made Against Fires in US West

BLY, Ore. (AP) — Firefighters in Oregon reported good progress in the battle against the nation's largest wildfire, while authorities canceled evacuation orders near a major blaze in Northern California and another on Hawaii's Big Island. Containment of the Bootleg... Read More

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