Keremeos Creek wildfire battling staff camping at Oliver, BC airport

Keremeos Creek wildfire battling staff camping at Oliver, BC airport

As of Tuesday, 437 wildfire personnel are working to contain the Keremeos Creek wildfire, but between battling the fire, crews are calling the Oliver, BC, airport home. The makeshift camp was set up last week as a centralized location for all crew members. “It’s rustic living. It’s living out of a camp,” said BC Wildfire … Read more

Highway 41 entrance into Yosemite park scheduled to reopen

The South Gate entrance to Yosemite National Park is shown as the Washburn Fire burns in the distance on July 11, 2022. ERIC PAUL ZAMORA [email protected] Yosemite National Park officials announced Tuesday that Wawona Road, which is the continuation of Highway 41, is tentatively scheduled to reopen to visitors on Saturday at 6 am Wawona … Read more

Firefighters battle 500-acre blaze at Possum Kingdom Lake TX

A fire near Possum Kingdom Lake in Palo Pinto County has burned more than 500 acres as of Tuesday morning, officials said. WFAA A destructive fire in Palo Pinto County has burned more than 500 acres and reportedly destroyed at least eight homes as of Tuesday morning, authorities said. The Texas A&M Forest Service is … Read more

Washburn Fire growth slows in Yosemite National Park CA

The Washburn Fire is now contained throughout the entirety of Yosemite’s Mariposa Grove and residents in Wawona can return to the area beginning Sunday. The fire, which has been burning for just over a week, continues to be active, especially to the east toward Iron Creek. It had burned 4,822 acres and was 37% contained … Read more