Investigators arrested Jason A. Jones after linking the Laurel man to a pair of receipts and a gun left at the scene of two Thursday morning house fires.
About 150 firefighters from several departments battled a large fire in Scottsbluff Thursday night and into Friday morning.
Jason Jones was arrested early Friday, the Nebraska State Patrol said. He was found with burns over a large part of his body and was in serious condition.
For families affected by the Carter Canyon wildfires, the weekend was emotion-filled as they watched flames surround their rural neighborhoods for the second summer in a row.
Fire analysts say drought, heat, wind and the La Niña weather pattern have led to dangerous conditions in Texas and Oklahoma.
According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, about 40,000 pets in the U.S. die in home fires each year, mostly due to smoke inhalation.
A faulty outlet below the checkout desk at The Fort sparked the blaze, which caused about $250,000 in damage. The store, which specializes in Western wear and decor, will be closed indefinitely.
A Fourth of July wildfire that authorities say may have been sparked by fireworks or a barbecue temporarily trapped holiday revelers as it che…
Officials said the chimney had fallen through the house after being struck by the tree. The debris landed on a man inside.
Hot and windy today, but not much humidity, especially across western Nebraska. This could cause brush fires before storms move in during the afternoon and evening. Here's the latest information.
Already hotter today than yesterday across Nebraska, but temperatures will rise even more for Wednesday. As a cold front approaches though, showers and storms will return. Full details here.
In an effort to stop sparking California wildfires, the nation's largest utility has started an ambitious project to bury 10,000 miles of powe…