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Crews contain multi-acre wildfire in New Hanover County

The NC Forest Service (NCFS) is working to control a wildfire that ignited in the Porters Neck area.

North Carolina art students raise money for Australian wildfire recovery

Students at Oak Grove High School have watched the devastation in Australia and are using their artistic talents to show their support and raise money for recovery.

Australian military brings supplies to thousands cut off by wildfires

Thousands of tourists fled Australia’s wildfire-ravaged eastern coast Thursday ahead of worsening conditions as the military started to evacuate people trapped on the shore further south.

Despite fires, California wine is doing just fine – for now

If you're worried that wildfires might have created shortages of Northern California's 2019 cabernet sauvignon, or even just imparted it with an undesirable smoky flavor, you can relax. The wine is just fine. For now.

California declares state of emergency over fires, winds

California's governor declared a statewide emergency Sunday after officials ordered nearly 200,000 people to leave their homes as hurricane-force winds drove multiple wildfires through bone-dry vegetation.

Thousands of new wildfires burn across the Amazon

Smoke thick enough to nearly shield the sun is blanketing parts of the Amazon as flames ravage the forest beneath. Nearly 10,000 new fires have been reported in a little over a week.

Brazil military begins operations to fight Amazon fires

Backed by military aircraft, Brazilian troops on Saturday prepared to deploy in the Amazon to fight fires that have swept the region and prompted anti-government protests as well as an international outcry.

UPDATE: Wildfire chars almost 10 acres in Brunswick County

According to Brunswick County Dispatch their are reports of wildfires that are currently spreading across Southeastern North Carolina. 

School bus driver hailed a hero for rescuing 22 students from raging fire

A remarkable story of a school bus driver's heroism is emerging from the devastating fire in Paradise, California.

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President Donald Trump delivers remarks at Robeson County Fairgrounds

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Health department issues order banning church’s in-person events after COVID-19 outbreak

Mecklenburg County leaders have issued an order barring the church from holding in-person gatherings for the next two weeks.

Jerry Jeff Walker, Texas singer and songwriter, dies at 78

Walker died Friday of cancer after battling throat cancer and other health issues for several years.