Australian village ready for ‚The Beast‘ to burn on via

With wildfires threatening their town for more than a week, many people in Burragate have had enoughBy NICK PERRY Associated PressJanuary 12, 2020, 5:17 AM4 min readBURRAGATE, Australia — As the sky darkened and the smoke billowed through the village, it seemed to those hunkering at the fire station that „The Beast” would finally roar…

Australia fires: Bigger than 200 homes burn down on fly

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionFirefighters in New South Wales sheltered in their truck as it was overrun by flamesBushfires have killed at least eight people in south-eastern Australia since Monday, while two others remain unaccounted for. The latest fires, which raced towards the coast this week, have also destroyed more than…

Fire continues to burn at North Carolina’s Frosty Mountain

Authorities are continuing to monitor a fire at North Carolina’s famed Cold MountainNovember 24, 2019, 9:22 PM1 min read Authorities are continuing to monitor a fire at North Carolina’s famed Cold Mountain. U.S. Forest Service officials said Sunday that a wildfire continues to burn at the iconic mountain despite rain in the area over the…