evacuation

Fast-growing California wildfire forces evacuations

A fast-growing wildfire in Yolo County, California, grew to 1700 acres with no containment Saturday evening, forcing residents near two communities to flee under mandatory evacuation orders as hot, dry, windy weather elevated fire risk 90 miles north of San Francisco.

Upriver Beacon Fire evacuee: 'We're very blessed'

Of the three homes evacuated by fire crews fighting the Upriver Beacon Fire, the Zappone family owned two. Theresa and her husband have lived in theirs for 17 years, her son and his family building their house next door.

Volcano erupts in Hawaii

The eruption of Hawaii's Kilauea volcano has destroyed more than 450 structures and forced the mass evacuation of a small community.

Hawaii eruption destroys 26 homes amid toxic gas, lava

Hawaii officials are evacuating areas of the Big Island following a series of earthquakes and volcanic activity, and at least 26 homes have been destroyed, according to Hawaii County Civil Defense Administrator Talmadge Magno

Harvey, Irma wreak havoc on gas prices, supply

While evacuees in Florida encounter gasoline shortages as they flee Hurricane Irma, drivers in the rest of the country are still dealing with the effects of Tropical Storm Harvey, which has added more than 30 cents to the national average…

Looking back at the Valley View Fire

One year ago this Friday afternoon gusting winds were fanning flames across the Dishman Hills, charring more than a thousand acres, destroying 11 homes and forcing thousands to evacuate the area.