Irma Downgraded to Cat-3, Florida Governor Scott Urges Evacuation

Irma Downgraded to Cat-3, Florida Governor Scott Urges Evacuation

Irma Downgraded to Cat-3, Florida Governor Scott Urges Evacuation Saturday morning, Florida Governor Rick Scott Saturday had a warning for his state’s residents sitting in the path of Hurricane Irma: “Once the storm starts, law enforcement cannot save you.” “If you’ve been ordered to evacuate, you need to leave now,” the governor said Saturday, just […]

US Officials Believe That Irma Will Be Devastating

US Officials Believe That Irma Will Be Devastating

US Officials Believe That Irma Will Be Devastating Hurricane Irma will have a “truly devastating” impact when it slams into southern coastal areas of the United States, the head of the US emergency agency said Thursday. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) boss Brock Long said people in Florida and other states must heed evacuation orders […]

Hurricane Irma Is ‘Bigger Than Andrew’

Hurricane Irma Is ‘Bigger Than Andrew’

Hurricane Irma Is ‘Bigger Than Andrew’ Wednesday, Florida Governor Rick Scott urged residents of his state to “be as aggressive as we are” in planning for the approach of monster storm Hurricane Irma. The NFL’s opening day game between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Miami Dolphins has been postponed. “We’re going to have wind, rain, […]

Blue Cut Fire: Acreage, Containment Updates on Wildfire Near Cajon Pass

Blue Cut Fire: Acreage, Containment Updates on Wildfire Near Cajon Pass

Blue Cut Fire: Acreage, Containment Updates on Wildfire Near Cajon Pass A wildfire that started Tuesday in the Cajon Pass in San Bernardino County has forced mass evacuations in the area. The latest estimates from the National Forest Service put the size of the Blue Cut Fire at 25,626 acres, as mapping was refined throughout […]

California Wildfires Destroy Homes, Hundreds Evacuate

California Wildfires Destroy Homes, Hundreds Evacuate

California Wildfires Destroy Homes, Hundreds Evacuate FLASH: Authorities say a 40-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of starting a massive wildfire that destroyed more than 175 homes, business and other structures in the Lower Lake area of Lake County. Lake County Sheriff Brian Martin said Damin Anthony Pashilk of Clearlake, California was arrested Monday on 17 […]