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July 11, 2020: (Sneaky Bastards/Humble Games; PC)Fire is your friend as you leap through this exhilarating game rescuing prisoners tied to stakesEvasion is fundamental to human play: hide-and-seek is one of the first games every child learns, a hangover, perhaps, from our neolithic existence, before we reached the summit of the fo...
July 10, 2020: Low-paid inmates have become a vital part of state’s firefighting efforts, sparking concern over exploitationA dozen California firefighting camps that house incarcerated firefighters have been quarantined and taken out of commission after a coronavirus outbreak at a state prison, highlighting the precarious situa...
July 8, 2020: Another day of hot temperatures across the nation's midsection on Wednesday will fuel the threat of severe weather.
July 7, 2020: Stiff breezes will substantially elevate the risk of new wildfire ignition and could cause existing fires to rapidly spread through the middle of this week in the western United States. Although the winds are not forecast to be as strong as several weeks ago, they will be potent enough to trigger significant wildfir...
July 2, 2020: A wildfire in the Imperial County town of Niland cost numerous families their homes during the COVID-19 pandemic.
July 1, 2020: Hot weather continues to spread throughout the lower 48 states from Arizona to New York this morning.
July 1, 2020: A wildfire that broke out southwest of Phoenix last weekend can be seen exploding in size in a timelapse video of the blaze.
June 30, 2020: The Charleston Fire in Douglas County, Colorado, has forced hundreds of families to flee their homes yesterday as the fire quickly grew to 500 acres.
June 30, 2020: One person was killed and dozens of homes were destroyed after a fast-moving wildfire tore through a Southern California desert town Sunday night near the Salton Sea, according to officials. 
June 30, 2020: In just a few days Mount Rushmore National Memorial will host its first firework show since 2009, an event many fire experts say is a bad idea due to high fire risk in the area.
June 30, 2020: Tampa Bay Buccaneers star Shaq Barrett was forced to evacuate his home Monday in Colorado as a wildfire threatened homes in his area.
June 29, 2020: A potent windstorm is causing the rapid spread of wildfires across the southwestern United States — and forecasters say conditions won’t ease up until Tuesday. “The period from June through August is typically a quiet time in terms of large-scale wind events over the southwestern U.S.,” AccuW...
June 29, 2020: The fire in Mount Charleston, Nevada, engulfed about 5,000 acres (20 sq km) within an afternoon.
June 29, 2020: A wildfire raging in Mount Charleston, Nevada, has sent up a large plume of smoke visible from nearby Las Vegas.
June 29, 2020: Thousands of residents in one Utah community have been forced to evacuate as a fast-spreading wildfire burned some 10,000 acres of Monday as more critical fire weather is in the forecast for the state.
June 28, 2020: Red flag fire warnings are up for the Sacramento Valley and southeastern California
June 28, 2020: Evacuation orders were triggered in the early morning hours on Sunday after a firework ignited a wildfire on Traverse Mountain near the city of Lehi, fire officials said. Wind gusts of more than 40 mph quickly spread the blaze, dubbed the “Traverse Fire”, across 150 to 200 acres, which lead to the evacua...
June 28, 2020: Evacuation orders were triggered in the early morning hours on Sunday after a firework ignited a wildfire on Traverse Mountain near the city of Lehi, fire officials said. Wind gusts of more than 40 mph quickly spread the blaze, dubbed the “Traverse Fire”, across 150 to 200 acres, which lead to the evacua...
June 28, 2020: Utah authorities say fireworks set off a wildfire that forced residents out of their homes and downed power lines early Sunday.
June 26, 2020: Firefighters, property owners and travelers are bracing for an unusually potent windstorm that is forecast to target a large portion of the southwestern United States spanning Sunday and Monday. “The period from June through August is typically a quiet time in terms of large-scale wind events over the southwes...
June 21, 2020: A raging wildfire burning northeast of Phoenix, Ariz., now the largest active fire in the nation is also in the record books after becoming one of the largest in state history as the blaze consumed another 10,000 acres as of Sunday morning. 
June 20, 2020: While portions of the northeastern United States and eastern Canada were baking in mid-summer heat this week, a wildfire sparked in southern Quebec. Continued heat may hamper firefighter efforts through the weekend. The fire first ignited on Tuesday, well north of Saguenay, Quebec in Eastern Canada, but was fanned b...
June 19, 2020: The pandemic has injected yet another complication in what is already expected to be a much more active fire season due to above-average temperatures, dry conditions and heavy fuel loads.
June 18, 2020: Evacuations are still in place as the Bush Fire rages in Arizona, where it has doubled in size.
June 18, 2020: A young bear was rescued on Tuesday after it was found badly injured near a growing wildfire in Colorado that's scorched more than 2,700 acres, according to officials.