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Photos

Dystopian Photos of San Francisco Smothered by Bushfire Smoke

For days, locals had to stay indoors or don air masks in an effort to avoid the harmful particles in the air.
Yalonda James
11.22.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The Alleged Holy Fire Arsonist Seems Obsessed with Conspiracy Theories

Forrest Clark's Facebook page is filled with posts about miracle cancer cures, Qanon, and supposed secret pedophile rings.
Allie Conti
8.12.18
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Some 360 Drone Photos of the California Wildfires

An interactive map of the Carr Fire shows the devastated landscape.
Samantha Cole
8.6.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Strange Man Saved a Rabbit from the California Wildfires

Video footage captured the guy sprinting to the edge of the Thomas Fire to rescue the critter, which almost hopped right into the flames.
Drew Schwartz
12.7.17
Photo

This Photographer Captures Striking Photos of Environmental Disasters

We talked to 'Manufactured Landscapes' photographer Edward Burtynsky about Kenya's ivory burn, Fort McMurray wildfires, and the impact of 3D printing.
Laurence Butet-Roch
5.20.16
Stuff

I Hung Out with Firefighters on a Night When Everyone in the UK Was Trying to Set Shit on Fire

Bonfire Night is by far the UK fire service's busiest night of the year, so I decided to tag along to see exactly what they're up against.
Michael Segalov
11.6.15
News

Melbourne Prisoners Are Rioting Over Cigarettes

On the day before Victoria bans smoking in prisons, an estimated 300 prisoners have rioted at the Metropolitan Remand Centre in Melbourne's west.
Dan Nulley
6.30.15
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Activists Are Planning to Burn American Flags in Brooklyn on Wednesday

Yeesh.
Mike Pearl
6.29.15
Film

Revisiting a Deadly Arson Attack on a New Orleans Gay Bar on Its 42nd Anniversary

The fire that killed 32 people at the Upstairs lounge has been largely forgotten, but documentarian Robert Camina wants to make us remember.
Mike Pearl
6.25.15
VICE News

Australian Police Stopped a Public Beheading Plot Allegedly Linked to the Islamic State

And more bad news from around the world.
VICE Staff
9.20.14
Stuff

Cry-Baby of the Week: A Babysitter Allegedly Set Fire to a House Because She Didn't Like Some Kids

This week: A woman allegedly set fire to a house because she didn't like the kids she was babysitting and a got sent to prison for pirating a movie.
Jamie Lee Curtis Taete
8.29.14
News

A 'Dumpcano' in the Canadian Arctic Has Been Burning for Eight Weeks

It’s one of the worst examples of landfill operations in the Americas right now. The city of Iqaluit has been struggling to extinguish a fire in its local dump. The city has finally come up with a $2.2 million plan to extinguish it.
Peter Worden
7.25.14
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