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Ferry crew members answered questions about why more life rafts were not deployed. Tonight on AC360, the latest from South Korea on the effort to reach victims.
January 17th, 2014
10:22 PM ET

California wildfire burns through drought stricken area

Dry conditions are turning much of California into a fire hazard. A massive wildfire burning outside of Los Angeles is only about one-thrid contained. Several thousands of people were forced to evacuate their neighborhoods. Some are now returning to utter destruction. Kyung Lah has the latest.

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January 17th, 2014
12:03 AM ET

Firefighters race to bring massive California wildfire under control

It began as a campfire, grew into a wildfire and is now a 1,700 acre inferno. Firefighters are battling the flames just outside of Los Angeles. Casey Wian has the latest on the race to contain the blaze.


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August 26th, 2013
10:49 PM ET

Monster wildfire burns inside Yosemite

Flames are spreading fast through one of America's most beautiful stretches of wilderness. Thousands of firefighters are battling a massive wildfire inside Yosemite National Park. The Rim fire already has scorched an area the size of Chicago. It's now moving toward an area of Yosemite that includes a reservoir providing water to the city of San Francisco. 360's Gary Tuchman is in Yosemite with the latest.

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August 20th, 2013
10:15 PM ET

Homes in danger

A massive firefighting operation is going on right now in Idaho to save homes threatened by an out of control wildfire. Imagine standing by, watching it all from a distance, and not knowing whether your house survived. 360's Gary Tuchman has one resident's story from Hailey, Idaho.

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August 19th, 2013
10:21 PM ET

Idaho's wall of fire

Right now more than 1,200 firefighters are on the ground racing to contain Idaho's Beaver Creek wildfire. It already scorched more than 100,000 acres and is threatening luxury vacation homes belonging to some of Hollywood's biggest stars. It's just one of dozens of wildfires burning across the western U.S. tonight. 360's Gary Tuchman is in Idaho with the latest.

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AC360 411: Arizona’s Deadly Wildfire
July 3rd, 2013
05:44 PM ET

AC360 411: Arizona’s Deadly Wildfire

Editor’s Note: Click here to watch AC360 reports from the frontlines of the deadly Arizona wildfire. 

The governor of Arizona has announced flags at all state buildings will be fly at half-staff for 19 days, through July 19. That’s one day for each of the 19 elite firefighters who died battling the Yarnell Hill fire near Prescott. Today the nearly 600 firefighters on the scene stopped their work for a moment of silence in honor of those heroes. The pause came as the convoy of vehicles used by the fallen Granite Mountain Hotshots were driven from the scene and back to Prescott, where the team was based. Some progress is being made in fighting the flames.

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July 3rd, 2013
12:37 AM ET

Family lost two firefighters in wildfire

Gary Tuchman reports on the anguish of relatives of two firefighters - cousins killed in the Arizona wildfire. FULL POST

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July 3rd, 2013
12:31 AM ET

Surviving elite firefighter named

Brendan McDonough was serving as a lookout when the winds shifted, trapping his crew. 19 Granite Mountain Hotshots died.
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July 2nd, 2013
12:15 AM ET

Fire chief: 'They're very dedicated'

Chief Dan Fraijo talks about his 19 firefighters killed battling an Arizona wildfire and the efforts to contain the flames.
Visit CNN.com/IMPACT for ways to help the heroic firefighters' families in Arizona.

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July 2nd, 2013
12:05 AM ET

Inferno kills 19 elite firefighters

19 firefighters died after monsoon winds trapped them inside the Yarnell Hill fire. Kyung Lah reports.

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