Hurricane Harvey Strengthens, Mandatory Evacuations Ordered

Hurricane Harvey Strengthens, Mandatory Evacuations Ordered

Hurricane Harvey Strengthens, Mandatory Evacuations Ordered Thousands of people fled Texas early Friday as Hurricane Harvey, a life-threatening storm, gained strength and hurtled toward the state. Homeowners, businesses and government officials were scrambling to prepare for the potentially devastating storm. Forecasters said it could lash the state with significant rain, 125-mph winds and up to […]

Update: California’s Fast Moving Wildfire Threatening 25,000 Homes

Update: California’s Fast Moving Wildfire Threatening 25,000 Homes

Update: California’s Fast Moving Wildfire Threatening 25,000 Homes As of Saturday afternoon the fast-moving Sand Fire in Santa Clarita California has burned 20,000 acres and is not contained. A raging wildfire grew to more than 30 square miles east of Santa Clarita Saturday, prompting an expanded evacuation order affecting some 1,500 homes and spreading smoke and […]

NYS Residential Brush-Burning Ban Remains in Effect Through 14 May

NYS Residential Brush-Burning Ban Remains in Effect Through 14 May

NYS Residential Brush-Burning Ban Remains in Effect Through 14 May New York State (NYS) and Local Emergency Personnel Actively Engaged in Fighting a Brush Fire in Sam’s Point Preserve That Has Consumed Nearly 300 Acres Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today directed additional state emergency personnel to the wildfire at Sam’s Point Preserve near Ellenville in […]