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Fires burning out of control in Alberta linked to climate crisis

The Chuckegg Creek Fire in Northern Alberta has grown to 280,000 hectares (691,895 acres) and is just one of about 10 wildfires burning out of control in a region of the old-growth boreal forest.

Ebola outbreak in DRC is now out of control, say experts

The Democratic Republic of Congo's devastating Ebola outbreak is the second-biggest in history, but experts are now saying it's out of control and could end up becoming an international crisis.

Wildfire that closed key California highway explodes in size

Redding - The massive Delta fire that forced the shutdown of a 14-mile stretch of Interstate 5 in Northern California this week continues to grow, and the major north-south artery is expected to remain closed until at least Sunday, authorities said.

Out-of-control Ontario fire closes in on Trans-Canada Highway

The largest forest fire in northeastern Ontario is continuing to grow despite aerial and ground-level efforts to stop its spread.

Carr Fire grows 35 percent overnight — Totally out of control

On Saturday morning, Cal Fire reported that the Carr Fire was completely out of control, having almost doubled in size to nearly 81,000 acres and only five percent contained, “active in all directions.”

Residents told to flee out of control wildfire in California

Redding - An "out of control" California wildfire prompted officials on Thursday to order thousands of residents to flee their homes as firefighters struggled to contain the blaze in a mountainous area near the city of Redding.

Alberta's 'beast of a wildfire' carves a new path of destruction

The wildfire that destroyed parts of Fort McMurray has grown to 483,000 hectares (1.2 million acres) as it foils firefighters' attempts to contain it as it roars toward the border of Saskatchewan.

The human side of Alberta's catastrophic wildfire

"The fire is very large and very extreme," said a wildfire information officer on Thursday morning. This statement tells only part of the story, though. For the thousands of people who have fled for their lives, the story is never-ending.

Ohio families forced to flee out-of-control natural gas leak

It has been four days since about 25 families living in Eastern Ohio have been able to return to their homes after a fracking well started leaking natural gas. Oil and gas workers have been unable to control the leak that started on Saturday.

Video: 'Monster truck' loses control and runs over spectators

Chihuahua - At least six people have been killed and around 40 were injured when a monster truck went out of control at the recent "Extremo Aeroshow" in Chihuahua, Mexico.

Op-Ed: Mobile meth labs and meth addiction out of control in U.S.

"There is no drug better suited to making horrible decisions about your children than methamphetamine, which keeps you awake for days and then when you crash it's like the sleep of a coma, during which you have no idea what's happening with those kids."

Update: Teen Injured In out of control School Bus Crash Improving

An out-of-control school bus critically injuring a student and hurting 13 other students last week.

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FIRE: The historic general store in the silver boom town of Markleeville  about 30 miles south of So...
FIRE: The historic general store in the silver boom town of Markleeville, about 30 miles south of South Lake Tahoe, which is threatened by wildfire.
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