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Here are the latest posts about Wildfires on Science, Space & Robots:

International Space Station Photo Shows Pyrocumulus Clouds Created by West Fork Complex Fire
A photograph from the International Space Station shows Pyrocumulus clouds created by the West Fork Complex fire in Colorado (June 26, 2013)

NASA Video Shows Ten Years of Earth's Wildfires Using Satellite Data
NASA released a series of new satellite data visualizations that show tens of millions of fires detected worldwide from space since 2002. (October 27, 2011)

What is a Firenado?
A firenado is a rare weather phenomenon. (June 29, 2011)

Fires Create Smoke Risk For Southern California Residents
Eventually the terrible wildfires in California will be brought under control but even when the fires are contained there is still ash and smoke to worry about. (October 24, 2007)

Global Warming Fueling Mega-fires
CBS News reports that warming temperatures caused by climate change are fueling mega-fires -- "forest infernos ten times bigger than the fires we're used to seeing. (October 23, 2007)