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Private fire crews in wine country raise concerns over equity and...

As California wildfires get worse, the role of private firefighting crews helping well-heeled clients protect their property has become a growing issue from Brentwood and Malibu to Napa and Sonoma.

Cause of the Holiday Farm Fire under investigation, but speculation points...

More than a month after it began, fire investigators haven't officially determined what sparked the Holiday Farm Fire, a 173,000-acre blaze that has scarred the McKenzie River Valley and left more than 430 homes burned and infrastructure badly damaged.

Minnesota firefighters return from two-week tour fighting mountainous Oregon fire

Over the course of the 30-hour drive from Fergus Falls to Cave Junction, Ore., Eden Prairie firefighter Ward Parker kept focus, reading or talking on the phone to learn as much as he could about fighting wildfires as he prepped to lead a two-week mission into a raging, mountain hot zone.

After firefighter death, Worcester Fire Department takes hard look at safety...

WORCESTER – The city is moving forward with a study of the Fire Department, nearly a year after pledging to review firefighter safety in wake of the line-of-duty death of Lt. Jason Menard.

3 children, 1 adult killed in fire that swept through N.J....

Three children and one adult who were shopping in a second-floor furniture store in Elizabeth died Monday night after a fire broke out inside a store below them, authorities said.

Glass Fire: 6 more Napa Valley wineries damaged or destroyed by...

As of Monday, the Glass Fire, now recognized as the most destructive fire to ever hit the world-famous Napa Valley region, has destroyed or damaged structures at more than 15 wineries in the valley, including Spring Mountain, the small, elevated western AVA that had evaded wildfires up until this season.

More than 60 firefighters, 400K gallons of water used fighting fire...

PINCONNING, MI – Dozens of firefighters from multiple departments assisted in putting out a large fire over the weekend at Mr. Chips Inc. in Bay County’s Fraser Township.

Glass Fire: New evacuation orders Sunday as state passes 4 million...

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Fire crews worked through another hot, dry day in northern Napa County as they continued to try to stop the stubborn Glass Fire, which forced new evacuation orders in California’s Wine Country and helped set a staggering record, with more than 4 million acres burned so far.

Fire destroys multiple recreational vehicles Saturday afternoon

Jacksonville firefighters battled a blaze that destroyed several recreational vehicles Saturday afternoon on the city's Westside.

‘A big fire fight’: Risk of Glass Fire threatening to spike...

Thick smoke hampered efforts to slow the spread of the Glass Fire in Napa and Sonoma counties Thursday even as more than 2,500 firefighters braced for strong, dry winds this weekend that could overwhelm the containment lines established so far.