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Smoke From Wildfire Cancels Ironman Tahoe Events

Ironman races in Lake Tahoe were canceled on Sunday due smoke and unhealthy air quality from a northern California wildfire.

09/21/2014

Smoke from the Carpenter 1 fire in the Spring Mountains range billows behind hotel-casinos on the Las Vegas Strip on July 9, 2013 (photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Awareness Highlighted 1 Year After Mt. Charleston Fire

Fire prevention advocates, area residents and Clark County officials are marking the anniversary of the start of a massive wildfire on a mountain near Las Vegas with a call for awareness of drought and effects of climate change.

06/24/2014

File photo of a wildfire in the Santa Fe National Forest. (Photo by Neil Jacobs/Getty Images)

Crews Fighting Navajo Blaze Search For Hot Spots

Hundreds of firefighters spent Sunday scouring steep and rugged terrain just east of the Arizona-New Mexico border for any hot spots left from a wildfire that has scorched more than 22 square miles of the Navajo Nation.

06/22/2014

Firefighters plan to allow the blaze to expand into an unpopulated box canyon and let the flames burn themselves out. (Getty Images)

Arizona Wildfire Expected To Triple In Size

Firefighters are trying to direct flames away from populated areas in northern Arizona.

05/23/2014

The wind-whipped wildfire is burning in a rugged canyon between Sedona and Flagstaff.  (Getty Images)

Hundreds Of Firefighters Battle Blaze In Northern Arizona

The wind-whipped wildfire is burning in a rugged canyon between Sedona and Flagstaff.

05/21/2014

A plaque engraved with names of the 19 fallen firefighters is mounted on a fence outside of Granite Mountain Hotshots Fire Station 7 in Prescott, Ariz. (credit: Krista Kennell/AFP/Getty Images)

Friends, Family Share Stories Of Fallen Hotshots

Nineteen members of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, based in Prescott, were killed June 30 when a windblown wildfire overcame them north of Phoenix. It was the deadliest single day for U.S. firefighters since 9/11. Fourteen of the victims were in their 20s. Here are the stories of those who died.

09/28/2013

File photo of a wildfire in the Santa Fe National Forest. (Photo by Neil Jacobs/Getty Images)

Search Effort For Missing Firefighter Grows

The search for a Forest Service firefighter missing since Friday in the northern New Mexico’s Santa Fe National Forest is growing.

09/03/2013

File photo of the wildfire burning in Utah.  (credit: Mark Lewis/Getty Images)

West’s Wildfire Season Roars On As Utah Homes Burn

A wildfire has destroyed 10 to 15 structures and forced the evacuation of hundreds of exclusive Utah homes as lightning-sparked blazes devoured dry grass and brush across the West and burned to the edges of small communities in several states.

08/13/2013

(photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Mt. Charleston Residents Honor Firefighters

Firefighters who battled the Carpenter 1 wildfire received a special thanks from nearby residents.

08/01/2013

Officials go over briefing map of Carpenter 1 wildfire. (photo credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Rain Helps Wildfire Containment Efforts

Fire officials reported 95 percent containment Monday of the more than 43.5-square-mile Carpenter 1 fire.

07/22/2013

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