Weary hikers among 148 saved from wildfire near Yosemite are seen stepping off National Guard helicopter as rescuers attempt to reach 65 others still trapped – while 25 blazes torch a record two million acres across California

He did not know if they were local people, but he said they were potentially both civilly and criminally responsible for the fire – facing jail time and a massive fine. The family could be held responsible for the entire cost of putting the fire out, amounting to many millions of dollars, he said.

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“You had a huge economic downturn [in southwest Oregon] since timber went away in the late 80s, early 90s, and it’s really all just been politically motivated. There’s been no real tangible reason for southwestern Oregon being the poorest Congressional district in the state,” he told host and Breitbart News Political Editor Matthew Boyle:

One hiker dies, at least 15 are trapped and 35 are rescued as wildfires torch a record two million acres in California, decimate a town in Washington, burn through Utah and Colorado and cause 100,000 to lose power in Oregon

‘The wildfire situation throughout California is dangerous and must be taken seriously,’ Moore told AP. ‘Existing fires are displaying extreme fire behavior, new fire starts are likely, weather conditions are worsening, and we simply do not have enough resources to fully fight and contain every fire.’  

The West Coast Wildfire Season Is Getting Worse

While the massive CZU, LNU, and SCU Complex fires which struck California after an unprecedented “lightning siege” last month have since been mostly contained, other fires continue to ravage the state, where more than 2.3 million acres have already burned this season — the most in California’s recorded history. Twenty-five major fires were burning as […]

California Wildfires: Live Updates Sept. 8-9

8 a.m. Creek Fire forces evacuation of 35 early Tuesday: National Guard and Navy helicopters rescued 35 people trapped by the fast-moving Creek Fire at China Peak and Lake Edison early Tuesday morning. Thirteen people were evacuated from China Peak around 3 a.m., followed by two groups of 11 people removed from Lake Edison between […]

Cops arrest four for arson – including man who LIVE STREAMED fire he is accused of starting – as death toll from wildfires climbs to 29 and Oregon officials warn of ‘mass fatality event’

‘Stop spreading rumors!’ Law enforcement pleads with residents not to believe Oregon fires were started by antifa, Proud Boys  Emergency responders in the Pacific Northwest are fighting misinformation along with raging wildfires as people spread unsubstantiated social media posts blaming coordinated groups of arsonists from both the far left and far right for setting the […]

Trump employs violence as political fuel for reelection fight

“If I didn’t INSIST on having the National Guard activate and go into Kenosha, Wisconsin, there would be no Kenosha right now,” Trump tweeted last week. Federal officials did work with local law enforcement in quelling the protests, but Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers had ordered the guard to the city a day before Trump’s public […]

‘Worse than combat:’ Helicopters rescue hundreds from California wildfire

“The added stress and workload of going in and out of that fire is definitely by far the toughest flying I’ve ever done,” said Goding, who has flown 25 years for the Army.

Rioting protester is set ablaze by his OWN Molotov cocktail in Portland as the city is convulsed by the 100th night of BLM demonstrations and unrest breaks out across the nation

When a line of riot police charged the BLM demonstrators they scattered, and officers were filmed sprinting after the fleeing protesters down normally quiet streets lined with family homes, pinning them to the ground and cuffing them while others shouted insults and taunts.

US Democrats introduce sweeping legislation to reform police

In Australia, there were major protests in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane that focused on the treatment of indigenous Australians. There were also demonstrations in France, Germany, Spain and the UK. In Bristol, protesters tore down the statue of a 17th century slave trader and threw it into the harbour.