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2 hrs ago | ABC News

Better Weather Aiding Washington Wildfire Fight

A sheriff in the thick of a destructive wildfire that has charred hundreds of square miles of north-central Washington is encouraged by cooler weather and calming winds that are helping firefighters attack the stubborn blaze.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Washington, Okanogan County, WA, Tonasket, WA

6 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Residents in Alberta village evacuated due to forest fire allowed back home

Residents of remote community in northwest Alberta have been allowed to return to their homes nearly a week after they left because of a nearby forest fire.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire

10 hrs ago | WXOW-TV La Crosse

Beef pollutes more than pork, poultry, study says

Lawyers for a former Hawaii-based soldier who avoided a death sentence for his 5-year-old daughter's death want him to consult with an appellate attorney before deciding whether to appeal his murder conviction.


Related Topix: Family, Teenagers, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Rick Perry, US Governors, Texas Government, Texas

11 hrs ago | News Observer

Greensboro Fire Department to host youth camp

Fire Educator April Robertson says the goal of the camp is to teach children ages 7-10 to recognize, reduce, and escape various hazards.


Related Topix: Kids, Family

16 hrs ago | KPIC

Oregon fire crews fight over 825 square miles of wildfire

Smoke from the Bear Butte 2 fire, burning in the Sunflower Complex about 10 miles north of Monument, Ore.


Related Topix: Oregon, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Monument, OR, Weather, John Kitzhaber, US Governors

20 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

Better weather to aid in Wash. wildfire fight

Forecasters say calmer winds and cooler temperatures are headed for a fire-scorched region of Washington state, conditions that could help firefighters in their battle against wildfires that have charred hundreds of square miles of terrain.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Jay Inslee, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Weather, Okanogan County, WA, US Governors

23 hrs ago | WLUK-TV Green Bay

2 people injured in Washington County train derailment

Two people were injured and more than a hundred homes were evacuated due to a diesel spill from a train derailment in Wisconsin, according to fire officials.


Related Topix: Washington County, WI, Slinger, WI, Transportation, Railroads, Canadian National Railway

Sun Jul 20, 2014

NBC New York

61 Dogs Rescued After Fire

Sixty-one dogs were rescued, and three people were displaced, when a fire burned through a single family home in Woodcrest Saturday, officials with the Riverside County Fire Department said.


Related Topix: Woodcrest, CA, Riverside County, CA


Wildfires dying down in parts of B.C.

Most evacuees in West Kelowna return home, with cool, humid weather helping firefighters contain 50 per cent of the blaze so far Firefighters tackle a flare up at the Smith Creek fire located on a hillside in West Kelowna, B.C., Saturday, July, 19, 2014.


Related Topix: Canada, Weather, Natural Disasters, Wildfire

ABC 33/40

3 teens held in Albuquerque homeless killings

A Palestinian-American teen left with stitches and bruises from his detention by Israeli security forces hopes to return one day without incident to the Middle East, where he was beaten while visiting relatives.


Related Topix: Albuquerque, NM, Teenagers, Family, Wildfire, Natural Disasters, Celebrities, Tom Selleck

Pickens Sentinel

Updated: Home destroyed in fire

Fire broke out just after 3:30 p.m. Monday afternoon at a home in the 200 block of Bell Street, off Hamilton Road.


WANE-TV Fort Wayne

Suspicious house fire in South Bend kills 2

Firefighters found flames shooting through the front window of the house when they arrived, authorities said.


The Macon Telegraph

News briefs from around Tennessee at 1:58 a.m. EDT

Centenarian jazz musician Lionel Ferbos died Saturday at his home in New Orleans, just days after celebrating his 103rd birthday on July 17 with friends and family in the French Quarter.


Related Topix: Tennessee, New Orleans, Jazz, Dayton, TN, Bryan College, Paris, TN

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Howling winds push massive Washington fire

Road closures and evacuations were changing rapidly, as hot weather and winds with gusts up to 30 mph were pushing the fire over ridge tops and toward a cluster of small towns northeast of Seattle.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Jay Inslee, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Washington, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Weather, Pateros, WA, Okanogan County, WA

KSAT-TV San Antonio

19 injured when Texas prison roof collapses

Ten prisoners were taken to hospitals by ambulance, and nine were transported as "walking wounded" from Diboll Correctional Center to area hospitals, according to prison officials.


Related Topix: Prison, Diboll, TX, Lufkin, TX

WTEN-TV Albany

Gunmen attack Egypt troops, killing 21 near Libya

A Florida jury has slammed a tobacco company with $23.6 billion in punitive damages in a lawsuit filed by the widow of a longtime smoker who died of lung cancer in 1996.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire

The Modesto Bee

Examiner: Wildfire death linked to natural causes

The body of 47-year-old farm worker Adolfo Velasco was found in thick brush May 15 while the fire raged through parts of Carlsbad.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, San Diego County, CA, Carlsbad, CA


400 migrants rescued near Malta; 19 dead

Outfits from singer Beyonce's Super Bowl performance and music videos will debut at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in a section previously featuring only Hall of Famers.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire

Brandon Sun

Women of child-bearing age warned to avoid Iqaluit dump fire smoke

Women of child-bearing age in the capital of Nunavut are being warned to limit their exposure to smoke from a dump fire that's been burning for nearly two months.


Related Topix: Environment, Science

The Modesto Bee

Couple found dead in San Diego County house fire

North County fire officials say they found the couple Friday in the same room of the single-story home at Hong's Flower nursery.


Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, San Diego County, CA, Real Estate, Rainbow, CA


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