2013 photo of the Alder Fire in Yellowstone National Park. Photo by Mike Lewelling, National Park Service

2013 photo of the Alder Fire in Yellowstone National Park. Photo by Mike Lewelling, National Park Service. CC-2.0
Over the last century, climate has been the most important factor controlling burned acreage, with hot dry summers (especially when preceded by wet winters) being particularly prone to wildfire.

The following news feed will bring you the most recent fire alerts across the county. It is a live-as-it-happens update from Google News, so We hope this will help you protect yourself and your family.

Please don’t wait until your life is at risk. Put an evacuation plan in place and make sure everyone knows what to do in case of an emergency.

Google Alert - Wildfire

Dry grass posing wildfire risk for outdoor burning

A firefighter works at putting out a small grass fire in this Cadillac News file photo. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is telling most Michiganders to avoid outdoor burning during the next few days because dry conditions could cause a fire to spread. Currently, dead vegetation such as ...
Posted: March 24, 2018, 8:03 am

Pg&E Develops Wildfire Safety Program To Reduce Wildfire Risk

Pacific Gas and Electric has developed a comprehensive community wildfire safety program in hopes of reducing wildfire risk in advance of the 2018 wildfire season. The program focuses on three areas: Bolstering wildfire prevention and emergency response efforts, putting new and enhanced safety ...
Posted: March 24, 2018, 7:30 am

Lawmakers strike deal on wildfire spending

A long-term plan to pay for the rising cost of wildfires came back from the brink of collapse and was set to be included in an omnibus spending bill today, congressional and forest industry sources said. The pending deal overcame the objections of House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) to setting up an ...
Posted: March 24, 2018, 7:17 am

Two Townsend communities lauded for wildfire prevention efforts

Two Townsend communities were recognized Thursday for their efforts to gird against the ravaging effects of wildfires. ... Communities develop an overall community protection plan and, within that larger blueprint, an action plan for the event of an actual wildfire, Waters explained. Along the way, local ...
Posted: March 24, 2018, 4:07 am

Corner Pub Sports - The Madness of March

The guys talk March Madness, Michael Bennett, Lenny Dykstra, and both the Flyers and Sixers playoff runs. Brett Myers make s a suprise call in to talk about music and baseball.
Posted: March 24, 2018, 3:18 am

'It just came out of nowhere:' Woman shares tale of how wildfire threatened her home

The wildfire was burning just across the street from the house she's shared with her husband for years. That fire would burn for at least another four hours and tear through the two counties near the Treasure Coast Square Mall. Firefighters are once again reminding people to be prepared at a moment's ...
Posted: March 24, 2018, 3:11 am

Wyden And Walden Happy With Wildfire Provisions In Omnibus Bill

Oregon Senator Ron Wyden is hailing the inclusion in the omnibus spending of provisions to end the practice of “fire borrowing,” the Forest Service taking funds from its fire prevention budget to pay for fighting large wildfires. Wyden says he and Idaho Senator Mike Crapo have been trying for years to ...
Posted: March 24, 2018, 3:06 am


SLC wildfire fully contained. SLC wildfire fully contained St. Lucie County. Fla- While firefighters continue to battle fires throughout the state tonight, the “Palma” wildfire is... More Posts ...
Posted: March 24, 2018, 2:36 am

California Agents Hailed for Wildfire Heroism

The Thomas Fires, the largest wildfire in California's modern history, ignited late last year and blazed throughout Southern California for more than a month, leaving hundreds of homes and buildings in ash. Real estate professionals who lived near the affected areas have been quick to respond to ...
Posted: March 24, 2018, 1:56 am

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Posted: March 24, 2018, 1:54 am

Williams Lake Community Forest focuses on fir-beetle, wildfire mitigation and education

The area escaped last summer's wildfires, although in the community forest's Big Lake block there were three small fires, which were put out very quickly with the help of the Big Lake Volunteer Fire Dept. “They were unbelievable neighbours,” Flinton said. “We were lucky to have them on those fires as ...
Posted: March 24, 2018, 1:52 am

New Top Northwest Wildfire Official: 'Not All Fire is Bad'

The new person in charge of regional firefighters at the U.S. Forest Service has called for an increase in prescribed fire and a change in attitude about wildfires. John Giller was recently appointed as the U.S. Forest Service director of Fire, Fuels and Aviation for the Pacific Northwest and Alaska regions.
Posted: March 24, 2018, 1:33 am

Episode #150: The Huskiest of Harris

Episode #150: The Huskiest of Harris. Home · Sports · Rassle Rock; Episode #150: The Huskiest of Harris. Episode #150: The Huskiest of Harris. Audio Player. http://media.blubrry.com/wildfireradio/p/wildfireradio.com/mp3/RassleRock/Rassle-Rock-Episode-150.mp3. 00:00. 00:00. 00:00. Use Up/Down ...
Posted: March 24, 2018, 1:30 am

Crews working second wildfire in Hutchinson County

Fire crews are responding to a second wildfire in Hutchinson County.According to the Borger Office of Emergency Management Facebook page, the fire is in the area of FM 3395, just north of Lake Meredith.This is a developing story. ABC 7 Amarillo will provid.
Posted: March 24, 2018, 1:12 am

PG&E looking at turning off power before fires can start

Chico >> PG&E is working up new guidelines in the wake of California's deadly 2017 wildfires, which in some cases will include turning off power in high-risk areas during extreme fire conditions. The plan is still in the early stages, according to PG&E spokesman Paul Moreno, who said the utility is ...
Posted: March 24, 2018, 12:33 am

Wildfire crews say threat to homes from Picayune Strand fire has diminished

Wildfire crews say threat to homes from Picayune Strand fire has diminished. Alexi C. Cardona and Patrick Riley, Naples Published .... Weston resident Rick Marcet took video of the wildfires in Collier County from his flight from Chicago on March 23, 2018. He shared the video with Naples Daily News.
Posted: March 24, 2018, 12:00 am

Facing Blame for Fires, Utility Plans 24/7 Prediction and Response Center in California

(TNS) — Pacific Gas and Electric Co. plans to unveil a sweeping set of steps to prevent wildfires or contain them when they erupt. The utility, whose equipment is being investigated as a potential cause of the Wine Country fires last fall, will create a wildfire prediction and response center in San Francisco ...
Posted: March 23, 2018, 11:48 pm

New landslide and flooding risk signage for wildfire areas

The Ministry of Forests is rolling out new signage for areas in the Cariboo Chilcotin warning of landslide and flooding risks due to last summer's wildfires. At its regular meeting Friday, the Cariboo Regional District board previewed the new signs during a presentation made by Lindsey Wood, resource ...
Posted: March 23, 2018, 11:07 pm

Carbajal Secures Major Wildfire Budgeting Victory to End “Fire-Borrowing”

Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Carbajal (CA-24) commended the inclusion of a fix to the disruptive wildfire budgeting practice in the FY18 Omnibus Appropriations bill. The bill, which was signed into law today, addresses the rising cost of fire suppression and provides parity with other natural disasters ...
Posted: March 23, 2018, 11:06 pm

Finally, Congress Makes Progress on Fighting Wildfires

On Friday, Congress passed a $1.3-trillion spending measure to keep the federal government open through September, and it includes some major changes to how we fight, and pay to fight, wildfires. It's about time. In 2017, the government spent more than $2 billion on fire suppression through the ...
Posted: March 23, 2018, 10:52 pm