Tag: Wildfire

Nakia Creek Wildfire Reaches 2,000 Acres in Washington State

Nakia Creek Wildfire Reaches 2,000 Acres in Washington State

The Nakia Creek fire, as it’s called, is burning on the extremely steep Larch Block section of the Yacolt Burn State Forest near Camas, Washington, approximately 20 miles northeast of Portland, Oregon. Clark County officials have said that the fire is currently 5% contained as of Sunday night, a “very rough” estimate due to the large amount of smoke in the air. There have also been smaller fires reported at Chelatchie Prairie and Sunset Campground, with others in Skamania County; more information has yet to be reported on them. Better numbers are expected later today as emergency services scope out the scene.

California Wildfire Forces Thousands
To Evacuate Outside Yosemite
National Park

California Wildfire Forces Thousands
To Evacuate Outside Yosemite
National Park

A devastating wildfire near Yosemite National Park has grown into one of California’s biggest blazes of the year, burning more than 14,000 acres and forcing thousands to evacuate from their communities. The blaze near the national park has burned out of control amid sweltering temperatures and low humidity, officials state.

Laguna Niguel Fire Destroys Homes In Orange
County

Laguna Niguel Fire Destroys Homes In Orange
County

A wind-driven wildfire burned down up to 20 homes in Southern California on Wednesday. The fire, which has now been named the Coastal fire, has grown to 199 acres since it began on Wednesday. According to CalFire, it is 0% contained, and winds up to 30mph have helped the flames grow.

Climate Change Remains Invisible in the State of the Union

Climate Change Remains Invisible in the State of the Union

Climate change is like a child who was forgotten in the car when the parents go out to eat for an evening meal. The crisis in Ukraine is strongly presented in the discussion of politics. War contributes a lot to climate change and yet the war on healing global warming barely scratched the surface of the recent State of the Union. President Biden stated that he would drive the United States to climate change purposes, but it was not mentioned in the State of the Union.

Another Wildfire is Rapidly Spreading Through California, Prompting Thousands to Evacuate

Another Wildfire is Rapidly Spreading Through California, Prompting Thousands to Evacuate

On Tuesday, Gov. Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency for El Dorado County, California, due to a wildfire that ignited over the weekend in Northern California, ravaging Grizzly Flats, a forest community of around 12,000 people. The Caldor fire tripled in size within a day and almost leveled a small town, says officials.

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