Canadian wildfires cause thousands to flee; Smoke drifts toward Alberta. world News

Canadian wildfires cause thousands to flee;  Smoke drifts toward Alberta.  world News

File Image: Canadian officials are urging all remaining residents in the northeastern part of the province of British Columbia to leave immediately due to growing wildfires. (Photo: Bloomberg) read 2 minutes Last update: 12 May 2024 | 1:04 pm First Canadian officials are urging all remaining residents in the northeastern part of the province of […]

Colombia declares disaster over wildfires, seeks international help

Colombia declares disaster over wildfires, seeks international help

The fire situation is worsening due to decreasing rainfall and increasing temperature. Photo: Bloomberg Colombia’s government declared a disaster on Thursday and asked for international help to combat the raging wildfires, which are expected to worsen in the coming days due to hot, dry conditions linked to the El Niño weather phenomenon. Officials increased the […]

Hawaii state attorney general to decide what information to release publicly regarding Maui wildfires to “protect the integrity” of the investigation (Video) Gateway Pandit

Hawaii state attorney general to decide what information to release publicly regarding Maui wildfires to “protect the integrity” of the investigation (Video)  Gateway Pandit

Screenshot: Hawaii State Attorney General Anne E. Lopez/Hawaii News Now Hawaii State Attorney General Anne E. Lopez has decided to withhold preliminary findings from the public regarding the massive Maui wildfire that occurred on August 8. According to a statement from the Attorney General’s Department, the move is reportedly to “protect the integrity” of the […]

Hawaiian Electric denied responsibility for the Maui fire, claiming power lines had been shut down hours before the wildfires started. Gateway Pundit

Hawaiian Electric denied responsibility for the Maui fire, claiming power lines had been shut down hours before the wildfires started.  Gateway Pundit

Patrick T. Fallon/AFP via Getty Images A high-stakes blame-game is underway in Hawaii as Hawaiian Electric denies causing the recent fires that ravaged parts of Maui. The company issued a sweeping statement after Maui County officials accused it of failing to properly manage electrical equipment during a National Weather Service Red Flag warning that led […]

Greece arrests nearly 80 “arsonists” as the EU’s biggest wildfires ever rage across the country (VIDEO) | Gateway Pundit

Greece arrests nearly 80 “arsonists” as the EU’s biggest wildfires ever rage across the country (VIDEO) |  Gateway Pundit

Greece’s devastating wildfires have taken a worrying turn as police officers arrested 79 people on charges of arson. These suspects are being held responsible for deliberately starting the fire, which has caused widespread devastation across the country. Greece has seen several attempts by arsonists to start new fires amid ongoing wildfires, perhaps in an attempt […]

Trudeau criticizes Facebook for blocking news related to wildfires in Canada

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday accused Facebook of profiting over people’s safety during the emergency caused by Canada’s record wildfire season. Meta, the parent company of Facebook and Instagram, announced earlier this summer that it would keep its promise to block news content from Canada on its platform because of a new law […]

How Americans are reacting to the Maui wildfires

ABC News Photo Illustration you are welcome pollapaloozaOur weekly-ish polling roundup. Five days later a brush fire broke out on the Hawaiian island of Maui, quickly spreading across the island and destroying the town of Lahaina. One of the deadliest wildfires in US historyThe state’s governor cited climate change as a major factor. Democratic Governor […]

JUST IN: Maui’s emergency operations chief resigns amid controversy over not sounding lifeguard sirens during deadly wildfires – citing “health reasons” Gateway Pundit

Herman Andaya, the head of the Maui Emergency Management Agency, has resigned effective immediately. The sudden move comes amid an intense investigation and questions as to why the authorities did not activate the all-hazard external warning system, which could have potentially saved lives. “Today Mayor Richard Bissen accepted the resignation of Herman Andaya, Administrator of […]