The massive sequoias grow on the western slope of the Sierra Nevada. The General Sherman Tree stands 275 feet and is over 36 feet in diameter at the base, according to the U.S. National Park Service.
The Dixie Fire raging in the Sierra Nevada now has the notorious distinction of being California's largest wildfire in state history.
As of Friday morning, the Dixie Fire had scorched more than 400,000 acres, giving it the unfortunate ranking of being California's third-largest wildfire in state history.
Hawaii’s Big Island is currently battling a record size wildfire that forced thousands to evacuate amid worsening drought conditions.
A dramatic fire whirl was caught on camera near the California and Nevada state line, where the Tamarack Fire continues to burn and grow.
The buck moon may glow reddish-orange this week because of smoke particles traveling from the 13 fires raging across the western United States. Here’s how you can view this month’s full moon.
Smoke from wildfires in the western U.S. and Canada is blanketing much of the continent. Here’s a look at why and how dangerous it is.
Refugio Manuel Jimenez Jr. and Angela Renee Jimenez were charged with involuntary manslaughter after their gender reveal last year sparked a wildfire that killed a firefighter.
The number of wildfires that have burned through the U.S. and continue to burn is the largest since 2011, according to data from the National Interagency Fire Center.
President Joe Biden is raising pay for federal firefighters and announcing other moves to boost U.S. wildfire-firefighting capacity.
The New Jersey Forest Fire Service said Tuesday night it had fully contained a 407-acre fire in the Brendan Byrne State Forest in Pemberton. That followed the successful containment of a 617-acre fire in Little Egg Harbor.
A wildfire has reportedly torched several hundred acres of forest Sunday night in Little Egg Harbor, New Jersey.
Swirling winds and dry conditions caused a large brush fire in Lakewood, New Jersey to spread to roughly 170 acres and damage at least two businesses Sunday, according to state officials.
With calming winds, firefighters continued to make progress on the Silverado Fire that forced tens of thousands of evacuations.
A biologist with the Wildlife Disaster Network described the big cat's journey as the "ultimate success story".
Two out-of-control wildfires on Tuesday raged in Orange County, California as crews worked to contain the flames and thousands of people were forced to evacuate.
The Silverado Fire had burned at least 4,000 acres with zero containment Monday in Orange County, just south of Los Angeles.
Colorado firefighters continue to battle wildfires.
Colorado broke the record for its largest wildfires on record twice this season, with the top fire burning over 318 square miles.
Mandatory evacuations are underway in some parts as wildfires continue to spread.