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The great horned owl was found among the ashes and suffering from smoke inhalation.

Firefighters saved a great horned owl from the California wildfires — but he didn’t look very happy about it

The owl was found by Ventura County firefighters just in time, but his displeased look hasn't gone unnoticed.
Researcher Fumiaki Takahashi and his team set a small cedar shed on fire in a forest in New Jersey to test fire-blanket technology.

Researchers created an aluminum blanket that wraps around homes to prevent them from burning down in a fire

The blankets only last in the flames for about 10 minutes, but they could help protect homes in the future.

Hundreds of koalas are feared dead after a massive wildfire broke out in an Australian nature reserve

Experts at the Australian Koala Foundation have said that they believe no more than 80,000 koalas are left on the continent.
A couple posing with protective masks in their wedding photo during the California wildfires has gone viral.

A couple wore protective face masks in their wedding photo during the California wildfires, and the striking image has gone viral

Curtis Ferland told Insider it was the last wedding photo that he and his bride, Katie, took before going indoors for their reception on Saturday.

A California couple who was forced to evacuate their home and winery share what it’s really like to endure the wildfires engulfing the state

California's Sonoma wine country dealt with destructive wildfires in 2017. Here's how one winery is dealing with 2019's Kincade Fire.
Video shows the moment California's Kincade Fire broke out Wednesday night.

Video shows the moment California’s Kincade Fire sparked and spread to a massive blaze in moments

The Kincade Fire has grown to 23,700 acres and is only 5% contained. About 2,000 people are currently under evacuation orders.
A still from a video captured by reporter Caleb Lunetta for SignalSCV of the Tick fire raging in Santa Clarita, California.

Video shows a Los Angeles fire roaring through a canyon towards homes. The fire has forced around 50,000 people to evacuate.

The Tick Fire, currently the largest burning in Los Angeles County, has burned 3,950 acres and has forced about 50,000 people to evacuate their homes.
A tract of Amazon jungle burning as it is being cleared by loggers and farmers in Iranduba, Amazonas state, Brazil.

Brazil’s president is blaming farmers clearing land for the fires raging through the Amazon. Here’s how big Brazil’s farming industr...

Brazil, the world's biggest beef producer, exported a record 1.64 million tonnes of the animal product last year.
A composite image showing some of the Amazon burning in Brazil on August 21, 2019, and Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro in March.

Brazil’s president baselessly claimed that NGOs set the Amazon on fire on purpose to make him look bad

Fires in the Amazon are producing so much smoke that the city of São Paulo, which is 2,000 miles away, was plunged into darkness Wednesday.

Firefighters had to suspend aerial operations over a Utah wildfire when someone illegally flew a drone over the blaze

Firefighters were eventually able to resume aerial operations. Flying a drone over a natural disaster, including a wildfire, is illegal.