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Daniel Skousen vacuums his home, damaged by August's wildfire, on Friday, Nov. 3, 2023, in Lahaina,...
Rebecca Boone

Maui residents wonder if their burned town can be made safe

Maui residents want to know if their community can be made safe. The answer is - no one knows for sure.
4 days ago
Francis Lopez douses flames with a bucket of water as a wildfire called the Highland Fire burns thr...
Marcio Sanchez, Associated Press

Southern California wildfire prompts evacuation order for thousands

A wind-driven wildfire has damaged or destroyed at least nine buildings in rural Southern California and forced authorities to issue evacuation orders for 4,000 residents.
29 days ago
FILE - Sydney Carney walks through her home, which was destroyed by a wildfire on Aug. 11, 2023, in...
Jennifer Sinco Kelleher

Residents prepare to return to sites of homes demolished in Lahaina wildfire 7 weeks ago

Authorities on Monday are expected to begin allowing the first residents and property owners to return to their devastated properties in Lahaina.
2 months ago
Falco Kuester, a researcher at ALERTCalifornia, a program run by the University of California San D...
Kelvin Chan, AP Business Writer

The threat of wildfires is rising. So is new artificial intelligence solutions to fight them

With wildfires becoming larger and more intense as the world warms, firefighters, utilities and governments are trying to get ahead of the flames by tapping into the latest AI technology.
2 months ago
The hall of historic Waiola Church in Lahaina and nearby Lahaina Hongwanji Mission are engulfed in ...
Associated Press

Residents prepare to return to sites of homes demolished in Lahaina wildfire 7 weeks ago

From just outside the burn zone in Lahaina, Jes Claydon can see the ruins of the rental home where she lived for 13 years and raised three children. Little remains recognizable beyond the jars of sea glass that stood outside the front door.
2 months ago
Chopped down forestry in the Dixie National Forest....
Mike Anderson

National forest officials thin out thousands of acres to reduce wildfire danger

Park officials are working on thinning more than 140-thousand acres of national forests in Utah, all in order to protect against catastrophic wildfires.
2 months ago
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Eliza Pace

Lightning-caused fire threatens homes

A new fire authorities are calling the Evening Star Fire, is threatening four homes in the Victory Ranch Community in Wasatch County.
2 months ago
Lighthouse Fire has expanded by 400 acres in just 24 hours....
Cimaron Neugebauer

UPDATE: Wildfire grows by 400 acres in a day after fire embers from Lighthouse Canyon fire start another fire in Emery County

A new fire that ignited from the Lighthouse Fire in Emery County had created visible smoke in eastern Utah and western Colorado as of Wednesday night.
3 months ago
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Eliza Pace

Fire in Eden contained after threatening multiple structures

A fire was safely contained after is endangered multiple structures Thursday afternoon.
3 months ago
Smoke from fires in the Pacific Northwest create haze at Utah State University....
Carter Williams, KSL.com

Hazy, smoky skies return to Utah — but for how long?

Yes, wildfire smoke is back making hazy skies in Utah. Winds brought smoke from the Pacific Northwest into Utah on Wednesday.
3 months ago
Hawaii Fires Power Lines...
Jennifer MCdermott, Associated Press

Hawaii power utility takes responsibility for first fire on Maui, but faults county firefighters

Hawaii’s electric utility acknowledged its power lines started a wildfire on Maui but faulted county firefighters for declaring the blaze contained and leaving the scene, only to have a second wildfire break out nearby and become the deadliest in the U.S. in more than a century.
3 months ago
The Lahaina First Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints....
Erin Cox

Healing begins, community gathers after another evacuation in Maui

Members of the Lahaina First Ward are returning to their homes after an evacuation order forced them to leave on Saturday.
3 months ago
This photo provided by Veterinarians Without Borders shows two volunteers from U.S.-based Wings of ...
Susan Haigh, Associated Press

Beloved pets in Canada rescued from wildfires by volunteers who stayed behind

Canadians will soon be reunited with their furry family members after the wildfires separated them.
3 months ago
The remains of Minette Ngalu's family compound. (Courtesy: Minette Ngalu)...
Mike Anderson and Michael Houck, KSL TV

How to help Maui families rebuild

A group of Utahns from Maui are asking everyone to ensure we don't forget the families after the fires are extinguished. 
3 months ago
President Biden steps down from Air Force One after landing at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Internatio...
Kevin Liptak, CNN

Biden visits fire-ravaged Maui as search efforts continue

In Maui, Biden says the US ‘grieves with you” and promises help 'for as long as it takes' after touring wildfire damage
3 months ago
Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is pictured here.
Mandatory Credit:	Brian McInnis/The Canadi...
Catherine Thorbecke, CNN

Justin Trudeau blasts Facebook for blocking news as Canada’s wildfires rage

 Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Facebook was “putting corporate profits ahead of people’s safety” as the social media platform continues to block news content while wildfires rage in Canada’s Northwest Territories and British Columbia.
3 months ago
Three Utahns that are in Hawaii, Wade Russell (left) Cait Clawson and Swayze (middile, and Roger Be...
Brianna Chavez

Members of Utah Task Force deployed to Maui to help with search, rescue efforts

Members of Utah Task Force 1 are in Maui as they are doing all they can to help families find their loved ones.
3 months ago
Elder Bragg speaks on a beach outside of Lahaina. (The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)...
Mary Culbertson

‘This shows what people are made of’: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints leaders visit Maui wildfire scene

Leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints visited the community in Maui and met with government leaders.
3 months ago
(FILE) People in a relief center in Maui....
Brianna Chavez

Maui recovery efforts continue, mental health top of mind

For many survivors of the Maui wildfires, their path to recovery doesn't stop at the physical pain and material losses, but processing the mental trauma. 
3 months ago
The Hokulia Shave Ice stand in Draper, Utah. (KSL TV)...
Alex Cabrero

Owners of Draper Shaved Ice Stand donates proceeds to Utah Red Cross Maui efforts

It's proof that every dollar helps, which is what the owners of a Draper Shaved Ice stand thought when they came up with their big idea to help Maui.
3 months ago
DOT, WASHINGTON - JULY 23: Smoke rises from the Newell Road Fire on July 23, 2023 in Dot, Washingto...
Associated Press

1 dead, 185 structures destroyed in eastern Washington wildfire

A fast-moving wildfire in eastern Washington state has destroyed at least 185 structures, closed a major highway and left one person dead.
3 months ago
A girl rides her bike past a sign that says "Tourist Keep Out," in Lahaina, Hawaii, Thursday, Aug. ...
Associated Press

As Maui rebuilds, residents reckon with tourism’s role in their recovery

About 70% of every dollar generated in Maui can be attributed to tourism, according to the board.
3 months ago
A family from Delta, Utah said they were shown love and support from locals when they had no place ...
Ashley Moser

Utah family shown ‘Aloha Spirit’ staying in Maui shelter after vacation rental burns down

A family from Delta, Utah said they were shown love and support from locals when they had no place to go following the fire in Lahaina.
3 months ago
Latter-day Saint missionaries serving on Maui. (KSL TV)...
Ashley Moser

Missionaries focus on service in second Maui town hit by wildfires

LDS missionaries on Maui have been working further upcountry clearing debris. Their hope is to help those who are struggling, no matter what part of the island they live on.
4 months ago

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