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Image: Fires on Cape Barren Island, Australia

The Tasmanian Fire Service reported that a vegetation fire near Thunder and Lightning Bay, Cape Barren Island, Australia, started on Dec. 4, 2016, and was still blazing on Dec. 6. Smoke from the fire was seen from space by ...

dateDec 07, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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Image: Southeastern wildfires are still blazing

NOAA/NASA's Suomi NPP satellite captured this image of the fires that continue to blaze in the southeastern United States with no end in sight. There are several fires visible. Two are fires that are listed on the Inciweb ...

dateNov 22, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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Video: When turkeys explode

There are three times more cooking fires—the most common cause of house fires—on Thanksgiving than on any other day of the year. And the thousands of "turkey-fryer explosion" videos on YouTube are a testament to why frozen ...

dateNov 21, 2016 in Other
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