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Californians Return to Fire-Ravaged Homes: ‘Everything Is Just Gone’

Northern California fires forced more than 20,000 people to leave their homes. When some Santa Rosa residents went back to check on their houses, there was nothing left.
California Wildfires Death Toll Rises to 29 as Vast Region Is Scorched

California Wildfires Death Toll Rises to 29 as Vast Region Is Scorched

Firefighters in Bennett Valley, Calif., tried to get ahead of a blaze before expected high winds.
A Look Back at California’s Deadliest Wildfires

A Look Back at California’s Deadliest Wildfires

A scene from the deadliest fire in California’s history, the Griffith Park fire in 1933. The blaze killed 29 people.
In California, Fires So Fast Hesitation Proved Lethal

In California, Fires So Fast Hesitation Proved Lethal

Smoke blanketed the sky in the Napa Valley near Calistoga this week.
The Fire Is Roaring Over the Ridge. It’s Time to Go.

The Fire Is Roaring Over the Ridge. It’s Time to Go.

A plume of smoke rose from the Pocket Fire near Geyserville, Calif., on Thursday.
After the Las Vegas Shooting, Concertgoers Became Medics

After the Las Vegas Shooting, Concertgoers Became Medics

Bystanders carried a wounded woman at the Tropicana Hotel after the mass shooting in Las Vegas earlier this month.
With Sonoma Aflame, Racing to Get Prized Horses Out

With Sonoma Aflame, Racing to Get Prized Horses Out

Thousands of horses were evacuated last week as fires spread in an area of Northern California with a thriving equine-sports scene. “There are so many people unaccounted for, and that’s the same thing
How the California Wildfire Was Falsely Pinned on an Immigrant

How the California Wildfire Was Falsely Pinned on an Immigrant

A firefighter near a wildfire above the Sonoma Valley in Sonoma, Calif., this month.
Grenfell Tower Fire Killed 71, British Police Say

Grenfell Tower Fire Killed 71, British Police Say

The charred remains of Grenfell Tower in London last month.
Fire Kills at Least 19 in Beijing Apartment Building

Fire Kills at Least 19 in Beijing Apartment Building

Firefighters in the Daxing district of Beijing on Sunday. “We could smell the smoke everywhere, it was like it had paint or chemicals in it,” a neighbor said.
Fire Kills at Least 19 in Beijing Apartment Building

Fire Kills at Least 19 in Beijing Apartment Building

Firefighters in the Daxing district of Beijing on Sunday. “We could smell the smoke everywhere, it was like it had paint or chemicals in it,” a neighbor said.
Fire at Black Sea Resort Hotel in Georgia Kills 11

Fire at Black Sea Resort Hotel in Georgia Kills 11

Ambulances and police officers at the scene after at least 11 people died in a fire at the Leogrand Hotel in the Black Sea resort city of Batumi, Georgia, on Saturday.
Man Inspired by TV Show ‘Forged in Fire’ Sets Off Huge Blaze, Officials Say

Man Inspired by TV Show ‘Forged in Fire’ Sets Off Huge Blaze, Officials Say

Firefighters battled a wind-driven blaze that swept through downtown Cohoes, N.Y., on Thursday.
Tens of Thousands Evacuate as Southern California Fires Spread

Tens of Thousands Evacuate as Southern California Fires Spread

Firefighters battled blazes in Ventura, Calif., early Tuesday. Tens of thousands of people in Southern California were evacuated as wildfires raged.
Tens of Thousands Evacuate as Southern California Fires Spread

Tens of Thousands Evacuate as Southern California Fires Spread

Firefighters battled blazes in Ventura, Calif., early Tuesday. Tens of thousands of people in Southern California were evacuated as wildfires raged.
Scenes of Devastation From California’s Latest Wildfire

Scenes of Devastation From California’s Latest Wildfire

A firefighter trying to contain a wildfire in Ventura, Calif. More than 1,000 firefighters are battling the flames.
Scenes of Devastation From California’s Latest Wildfire

Scenes of Devastation From California’s Latest Wildfire

A firefighter trying to contain a wildfire in Ventura, Calif. More than 1,000 firefighters are battling the flames.

4 Reasons California’s Fires Are So Bad This Year

California has suffered unusually destructive fires this year. Here’s why.

4 Reasons California’s Fires Are So Bad This Year

California has suffered unusually destructive fires this year. Here’s why.
Wildfire Threats in Ventura and San Diego Counties

Wildfire Threats in Ventura and San Diego Counties

Emergency crews in the Los Angeles area were contending with brisk winds, steep terrain and fatigue from days of relentless work.