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California's raging Carr wildfire causes another death

Aug 6, 2018

California's raging Carr wildfire causes another death

California's deadly Carr wildfire — now the state's sixth-most destructive — has claimed another life with a power linesman killed on the job its seventh fatality, officials said Sunday. The Carr Fire, located some 200 miles (322 km) north of San Francisco, is still growing, ...

California wildfires rage on, forcing thousands to flee

Jul 9, 2018

California wildfires rage on, forcing thousands to flee

California firefighters battling several wildfires that have destroyed dozens of structures and forced thousands of residents to evacuate will get some relief as temperatures cool from scorching levels later this week, the National Weather Service said. "Starting Monday we're going to see a gradual cool ...

Death toll in Canadian heat wave hits 54

Jul 7, 2018

Death toll in Canadian heat wave hits 54

The death toll in a weeklong eastern Canadian heat wave has reached 54, officials said Friday. Most of the victims linked to the "overwhelming heat" were in the Montreal area, which recorded 28 fatalities, metropolitan health authorities said in an email. The other victims were reported ...