Los Angeles: Large Wildfire Along Highway 118 in Granada Hills Closes Multiple Lanes; Second fire at Porter Ranch

GRANADA HILLS, LOS ANGELES (KABC) – Crews were battling two wildfires burning along Highway 118 in the San Fernando Valley Friday night, including one burning dangerously close to homes. The California Highway Patrol closed several lanes on the east side of the freeway near Hayvenhurst Avenue in Granada Hills. Drivers should expect delays and seek … Read more

Los Angeles: Large Wildfire Along Highway 118 in Granada Hills Closes Multiple Lanes; Second fire at Porter Ranch

GRANADA HILLS, LOS ANGELES (KABC) – Crews were battling two wildfires burning along Highway 118 in the San Fernando Valley Friday night, including one burning dangerously close to homes. The California Highway Patrol closed several lanes on the east side of the freeway near Hayvenhurst Avenue in Granada Hills. Drivers should expect delays and seek … Read more

Fire at office of Wisconsin anti-abortion group looks like arson: cops

A fire broke out at the office of an anti-abortion group in Wisconsin on Sunday, and police say they suspect arson. The fire at Madison’s Wisconsin Family Action, a political action committee that according to its website works to “promote Judeo-Christian principles,” started around 6 a.m. when flames were noticed in their office, police told … Read more

Dangerous winds, wildfire conditions return to New Mexico

LAS VEGAS, NM — After a few days of calm that allowed some families who had fled wildfires raging in northeastern New Mexico to return to their homes, dangerous winds picked up again Sunday, threatening to spread fires and complicate the work of firefighters. More than 1,500 firefighters were on the fire lines in the … Read more

Crews battle large grass fire in Blaine – WCCO

BLAINE, Minn. (WCCO) – Crews in Blaine are working to contain a large grass fire Saturday afternoon. Authorities say crews were dispatched to a fire moving north toward 109th Avenue around 11 a.m. Multiple departments, including the US National Park Service and the US Fish and Wildlife Service, responded to the 83-acre fire. (credit: CBS) … Read more

Refusing to evacuate could be a fatal decision. Authorities Urge Northern New Mexico Residents to Leave Ahead of Fast-Growing Fire

CNN — Authorities in northern New Mexico urged residents in more than two dozen communities to evacuate immediately Saturday ahead of a massive fire that exploded in size within a day. The Calf Canyon Fire started last week and combined with the Hermits Peak Fire, which was already burning near Las Vegas, New Mexico. By … Read more

More Evacuations Expected Near Dangerous Southwest Wildfires

SANTA FE, NM — Thousands of firefighters battled destructive wildfires in the Southwest as more residents prepared to evacuate over the weekend in northern New Mexico, where high winds and dangerously dry conditions have caused flames are difficult to contain. The largest fire in the US grew to more than 117 square miles (303 square … Read more

Strong winds fuel wildfires in the southwestern US.

SANTA FE, NM — Thousands of firefighters worked to slow the spread of destructive wildfires in the southwestern U.S. as residents braced for dangerously dry, hot and windy conditions in northern New Mexico and adjoining areas. that have made the flames difficult to contain. At least 166 homes have been destroyed in a rural county … Read more

Letters to the Editor — April 28, 2022

The problem: Karol Markowicz’s column on the lack of media coverage of President Biden’s cognitive decline. Blatant neglect of a loved one’s deterioration and failure to act on their behalf is clearly an act of elder abuse (“It’s Just Not Right,” Karol Markowicz, PostOpinion, April 24). As a medical professional, it is painfully unsettling to … Read more

Bereaved family of fallen firefighter watch as Bravest pays tribute to ‘The Canarsie Kid’

The heartbroken relatives of Brooklyn Bravest Timothy Klein went to his fire station Monday to watch as black and purple pennants were erected for the fallen smoke-eater known as the “Canarsie Kid” and “Golden Child.” Klein, 31, a six-year department veteran, grew up dreaming of following his father and uncles into the ranks of the … Read more