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December 5, 2017
In a photo provided authorities, firefighters work as homes burned in Ventura, Calif., in the early morning hours of Dec. 5, 2017. Spreading at an astonishing rate, the Thomas Fire raged across some 45,000 acres overnight and had destroyed at least 150 structures, some within the city limits of Ventura. (Ryan Cullom/Ventura County Fire Department via The New York Times/copyright 2017)
'Out of control' Southern California fire explodes, forcing tens of thousands to flee
December 5, 2017 - 5:26pm
October 14, 2017
The Detroit Lakes natives who narrowly escaped the California wildfires photographed while in wine country from left to right: Emily Clay, Twin Cities; Beth Omang, Detroit Lakes; Anna Baso, Twin Cities; Mary Beehler, Detroit Lakes; Amanda Habrat, Detroit Lakes; Chelsea Manke, Detroit Lakes; Christine Hvidston, Detroit Lakes; and Monessa Hegg, Detroit Lakes. Submitted Photo
Minn. women caught in California wildfires are home safe, looking to help
October 14, 2017 - 8:42am
October 13, 2017
Investigators search the rubble of Journey’s End, a mobile home park for seniors that burned in the week's wildfires, in Santa Rosa, Calif., Oct. 13, 2017. Search and rescue teams from multiple counties around Northern California converged here Friday with shovels, rakes and a cadaver-sniffing Australian Cattle dog named Seven. They left with bone fragments. (Jim Wilson/Copyright 2017 The New York Times)
Death toll in California wildfires reaches historically grim heights
October 13, 2017 - 8:53pm
October 11, 2017
huck Rippey searches through the remains of his parents’ home in Napa, Calif., Oct. 10, 2017. Their parents, Charles, 100, and Sara Rippey, 98, were killed in the fast-moving wildfire at their home. (Jim Wilson/Copyright 2017 The New York Times)
An elderly Napa couple just celebrated their 75th wedding anniversary. Then the wildfires came.
October 11, 2017 - 8:12am
October 9, 2017
A motorcycle burns in the driveway of a home on fire in Glen Ellen, Calif., Oct. 9, 2017. Fast-moving wildfires raged across several counties in Northern California overnight, forcing the evacuation of at least two hospitals and numerous neighborhoods early Monday, the authorities said. (Jim Wilson/Copyright 2017 The New York Times)
At least 10 dead, tens of thousands evacuated as wildfires ravage Northern California's wine country
October 9, 2017 - 7:45pm
September 7, 2017
Firefighters from mop up a small grass fire in Montana on Saturday, Sept. 2. Casey Page / The Billings Gazette
Montana wildfires have burned 1 million acres at a cost of $300 million
September 7, 2017 - 7:38pm
July 21, 2017
This 2016 file photo shows a Montana Department of Natural Resources helicopter drops water on a wildland fire about a mile from Canyon Ferry Reservoir near Helena. Thom Bridge / Lee Montana Newspapers
Fighting Montana's wildfires may take backseat to cushion state's rainy day fund
July 21, 2017 - 11:39am
March 16, 2017
Burning permits required for open burning
March 16, 2017 - 5:04pm
October 15, 2016
Bemidji selected for national program to help reduce wildfire risks, costs
October 15, 2016 - 6:02pm
May 11, 2016
Crews, weather help tame Skibo fire; Minnesota based planes heading north to help fight Kenora battle
May 11, 2016 - 9:19am
October 15, 2015
DNR asks for caution when burning vegetation this fall
October 15, 2015 - 1:04pm
April 30, 2015
On Thursday, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources classified the northwestern corner of the county as under “extreme” fire danger and much of the rest of the county is listed as “very high.”
Fire risk remains in Bemidji
April 30, 2015 - 4:20pm
April 3, 2015
A FireBoss airplane sits on the tarmac at Princeton Municipal Airport on Friday, April 3, 2015, in Princeton, Minn. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources recently made the switch from older CL-215 airplanes to FireBoss planes for combating wildfires. ROBB JEFFRIES/FORUM NEWS SERVICE
New firefighting airplanes helping DNR combat outbreak of wildfires
April 3, 2015 - 8:57pm
May 23, 2013
Two Becker County deputies rescue dog from wildfire
May 23, 2013 - 8:01pm
May 18, 2013
Weekend rain could help firefighters
May 18, 2013 - 1:39am