Wildfires – GBRI
 

The infamous Thomas Fire raging in Southern California has already destroyed 270,000 acres of land and rendered thousands of people homeless. It is on its way to become the largest ever wildfire witnessed in the state’s modern history. The massive fire is expected to blaze into January. Diminishing winds and increasing humidity are in the […]

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The Thomas fire, which has ravaged Santa Barbara and Ventura counties for more than a week, has claimed the life of firefighter Cory Iverson. Iverson, 32, worked as fire apparatus engineer in Cal Fire and is survived by his pregnant wife Ashley, and their 2-year-old daughter Evie. “I am very saddened to report that a firefighter fatality has occurred on […]

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Raging infernos in Southern California have forced thousands of people to flee their homes. The largest fire around Ventura is so widespread that it can be seen from space. It has already burned over 70,000 acres, shut down freeways and turned off power for thousands. Experts say that this is “just the beginning” of the […]

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Right on the heels of deadly California wildfires, another spate of blazes is wreaking havoc- this time in Portugal and Spain. At least 35 people, including a one month old infant, have died in Portugal while in Spain, four people have lost their lives. Thousands of people were being evacuated in the northwestern region of Galicia, Spain, […]

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