#Wildfires

.California, USA
California has faced multiple wildfires this year, sustaining significant infrastructural loss, (Photo Credit: Associated Press)

  • The giant squoia tree General Sherman is under threat
  • It is the biggest tree in the world, standing 83 meters tall
  • Paradise and Colony fires have consumed 11,400 acres of forest so far

.Boise, ID, USA
Joe Biden at the National Interagency Fire Center in Idaho. (Photo credit: AP)

  • Joe Biden called the year-round fires and other extreme weather a climate change reality
  • The President argued for spending today to lessen the future effects of climate change
  • Biden claimed that every dollar invested in “resilience” will save $6 down the road

.California, USA
US President Joe Biden is on a trip to the west. (Photo Credit: AP)

  • The Biden administration had activated the Defense Production Act in early August
  • Joe Biden was to travel to Sacramento, California, to survey the wildfire damage
  • He will end his day in Long Beach for an election-eve event with California Governor Gavin Newsom

.Castaic, CA, USA
The fire erupted near the mountainous terrain of Castaic. (Photo Credit: Associated Press)

  • Two firefighters sustained burn injuries
  • The fire has spread through 450 acres of land
  • Firefighters were making "good progress", officials said

.South Lake Tahoe, CA, USA
South Lake Tahoe is located on the California-Nevada border. (Photo Credit: Associated Press)

  • Evacuation orders were rolled down to warnings for residents
  • Authorities have warned that health-related risks remain
  • El Dorado County still has madatory evacuation orders

.South Lake Tahoe, CA, USA
The Caldor fire has been raging in California for weeks. (Photo Credit: Associated Press)

  • State fire officials announced that the evacuation orders issued for the area were reduced to warnings
  • Nearly 22,000 people had been forced to flee the popular resort and nearby areas last week
  • According to the fire officials, no homes have been lost on the eastern side of the fire nearest the lake

.South Lake Tahoe, CA, USA
Firefighters in action in South Lake Tahoe, the site of the Caldor Fire. (Photo credit: AP)

  • The reduction in the spread of flames came due to lighter winds and higher humidity
  • The northeast section of the immense Sierra Nevada blaze was still within a few miles of South Lake Tahoe
  • There was no timeline for allowing the return of 22,000 South Lake Tahoe residents

.Oregon City, OR, USA
(Representative Image: Unsplash)

  • The game was postponed owing to poor air quality caused by fires near Ashland, Oregon
  • The game has been rescheduled for September 11 at Southern Oregon
  • Both teams will be hoping to get back to winning ways

.California, USA
The Caldor fire has been raging in California for weeks. (Photo Credit: Associated Press)

  • The alpine region in the state continue to remain in danger
  • Firefighters attempted to restrict the blaze from urban areas
  • The fire has been burning toward Lake Tahoe from the southwest along California Highway 50

.Sacramento, CA, USA
California has faced multiple wildfires this year, sustaining significant infrastructural loss, (Photo Credit: Associated Press)

  • The orders will be applicable after noon on Tuesday
  • Violaters will face a fine of $5,000
  • About 200 million acres of California's land is covered with forests