On June 9th, 2012, just outside of Ft Collins, Colorado Lightning struck a single tree on private land around 6:00 in the morning. This fire quickly burned through approximately 136 square miles or more than 87,000 acres. The blaze took over 2000 fire fighters to fight and more than 3800 personnel to support the firefighting efforts at a cost of over $38.4 million.
The strong winds of Hurricane Maria caused power outage in the whole island of Puerto Rico, affecting 3.4 million citizens. Landslides blocked many roads and massive flooding submerged villages, reports Premier. Immediately, Christian charity group Samaritan's Purse sent humanitarian aid to each affected islands in the Caribbean.