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Lightning strike burns palapa roof in Progreso

Lightning caused a fire in a house located on the Uaymitún-Telchac Puerto highway. Photo: Punto Medio Lightning struck...

Merida wakes up to the smell of a pork processing plant...

A fire Sunday morning at a Keken meat processing plant sent smoke for miles. Ashes fell in the Centro. Photo: Punto...

Air in Yucatan fouled by smoky fires near and far

Photo: NOAA The haze that settled over Yucatan on Thursday is not necessarily from your neighbor burning trash...

Fire wrecks food stalls at Lucas de Galvez

Three all-night food stalls were destroyed early Saturday when a gas leak caused a fire at the Lucas de Galvez market.

Fire consumes 500 acres at Celestun Biosphere Reserve

A huge fire is under control at the Celestun Biosphere Reserve

2nd fire at Sian Ka’an linked to poachers

Firefighters at the Sian Ka'an Biosphere reserve use helicopters to control another conflagration there. Photo: Sema Chetumal, Quintana...

Sian Ka’an fire mostly under control after burning 6,000 acres

About 124 firefighters have brought the Sian Ka'an reserve fire under control. Photo: Facebook After spreading across over...

Sian Ka’an fire spreads to more than 6,000 acres

A fire in the Sian Ka'an nature has spread to more than 6,000 acres.

10 fires flare up daily in hot, arid Yucatan

Amid "fire season" on the Peninsula, citizens are asked to avoid burning garbage.

Smoke in kitchen forces evacuation at La Isla

Smoke from a kitchen fryer sent customers and workers to the La Isla parking lot on Thursday.

Gas line blamed for fire at Parque Hidalgo

A fire at Parque Hidalgo was brought under control before causing any major damage at the Teatro Fantasio.

Fire quickly destroys city bus in the Centro

Passengers escaped a fire that destroyed an entire city bus in the Centro on Friday.

Altabrisa Sanborns fire controlled quickly, but forces mall to close for...

Just as the store was preparing for Dia del Niño celebrations, a short circuit in Sanborns' toy and candy department started a fire that forced the entire Plaza Altabrisa mall to close down on Sunday.

Bees, irritated by brush fires, attack supermarket shoppers

Agitated bees attacked numerous supermarket customers at Chedraui Caucel, where at least two customers were sent to a hospital.

Palapa, a Chelem landmark, burns down at La Barca

The towering palapa atop a restaurant-bar on the Chelem-Chuburná Puerto corridor has been lost to a fire.