California Wildfire Now 5th Largest In State HistoryThe raging Thomas Fire, now the 5th largest brush fire in California history, triggered new evacuation orders.
Thousands Flee Homes Ahead Of Fast Moving California WildfireFerocious winds in Southern California whipped up an explosive wildfire that forced thousands of homes to evacuate and could soon threaten a city of more than 100,000.
California Firefighters Say They Finally 'Turned A Corner'With the winds dying down, fire officials said Sunday they have apparently "turned a corner" against the wildfires that have devastated California wine country and other parts of the state over the past week, and thousands of people got the all-clear to return home.
Thousands Of Firefighters Struggle To Contain 17 California WildfiresRising winds fanned the California wildfires again Saturday, threatening to undo the efforts of crews who have spent days trying to corral the flames and forcing hundreds more to flee from their homes in the state's fabled wine country.
Weary Californians Try To Find All That's Lost As Fires RageThey're hoping to find lost loved ones, sifting through the ashes of their homes to count, identify and mourn the dozens of dead — all while the wildfires rage on.
'Big Bang Theory' Star Thanks Firefighters After House Fire"The Big Bang Theory" star Johnny Galecki is thanking firefighters for trying in vain to save his vacation home from a California wildfire.
West Braces For More Record Heat, Flight CancellationsFrom flight disruptions to power outages and warnings not to touch outdoor door knobs, the West is bracing for more record heat.
Troopers Keep An Eye On Alligator Alley Amid Wildfire Concerns Alligator Alley is now open but there's a chance it could close down again over wildfire concerns.
Putnam: Florida In The Middle Of 'Worst Wildfire Season In Years'More than 2,000 wildfires have burned over 150,000 acres in Florida this year during what is considered one of the worst wildfire seasons.
Naples Zookeeper Burned Saving Rhino From WildfireA keeper at a wildlife refuge in Naples is recovering after he was seriously burned while saving a rhinoceros from a wildfire that burned dangerously close to the sanctuary.
Officials: Polk Fire Almost Out; Cigarette Likely Caused Lee County BlazeResidents of 800 homes in Polk County who had to evacuate because of a wildfire were allowed back into their homes on Sunday.
Wildfires Burn Over 126,000 Acres Across Florida This YearAt least 126,000 acres have burned in wildfires across Florida since January.

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