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2 hrs ago | Ayer Public Spirit

Woman accused of setting fire with burned bacon

A Utah woman accused of using a pound of bacon to start a fire in her ex-boyfriend's house will stand trial on arson charges.

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Related Topix: Vernal, UT

6 hrs ago | CBS Local

Forest Service To Release Rim Fire Recovery Plan

The U.S. Forest Service is expected to unveil its plan Wednesday for what to do with millions of trees killed one year ago in California's massive Rim Fire that stand at the center of a conflict between environmentalists and loggers.

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Related Topix: Yosemite National Park, CA, Natural Disasters, Wildfire

10 hrs ago | Channel3000

Park officials allow Apostle Islands fire to burn

National Park Service rangers have discovered a fire on one of the Apostle Islands in Lake Superior that they say has been burning for weeks.

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Related Topix: Tornado, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, US National Parks

15 hrs ago | Bournemouth Echo

VIDEO: 'Arson not ruled out' after fire destroys A 1.4m home

ARSON cannot be ruled out as the cause of a blaze that destroyed a A 1.4 million house in Poole at the weekend, firefighters say.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

WKXW-FM Trenton

2 firefighters hurt, 9 dogs killed in house fire

Two firefighters were hospitalized and at least nine dogs were killed when a multialarm fire destroyed a northern New Jersey home that apparently was operating without local licenses as a pet sitting business.

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WOZZ-FM Appleton

Series of arson fires, property damage, vehicle break-ins investigated in App...

A garage fire this past Saturday in Appleton appears to be just one is a series of arson fires set early that morning.

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Related Topix: Appleton, WI, Menasha, WI

Times-Standard

July Fire Complex evacuation orders, advisories changed

Effective 6 a.m. today, the evacuation order for residents of Sawyers Bar and Eddy Gulch has been changed to an advisory by the Siskiyou County Sheriff's Office, as requested by the July Complex Incident Commander.

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Related Topix: Siskiyou County, CA

Lancashire Telegraph

VIDEO: Probe launched after fire at Nelson flat

AN investigation is under way after flames and smoke were seen shooting out of the window and roof of a Nelson flat.

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Oxford Times

'Quick action' halted store fire from spreading

FIREFIGHTERS were yesterday thanked for their "quick and effective action" after a fire broke out at the Holland & Barrett shop in Oxford's Golden Cross arcade.

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The Carroll News

Holdaway charged with burglary, arson in Galax fire

A spokesperson for Galax Police Chief Rick Clark advised that Philip Allen Holdaway, 34, of Galax, has been charged with Burglary and Arson in connection with a fire that destroyed a portion of Pinecrest Apartments on August 21. The Galax Volunteer Fire Department was called to the Pinecrest Apartments at 2:04 a.m. and discovered a portion of the ... (more)

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Examiner.com

Texas babysitter is accused of setting fire to girls rooms, charged with arson

How safe is your babysitter? Martha Carolyn Dreher, a 57-year-old from the Austin area, has been charged with arson after home security recorded her to be the last person in the house before flames could be seen bursting out of two bedroom windows.

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Star-Telegram.com

Oregon teenager's drone worried firefighting crews

It cost a Bend teenager about $800 in revenue from chores, yard work and birthday gifts to buy a miniature aircraft and a camera he sent aloft to capture video of a forest fire this summer that was threatening the western edge of the city.

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Related Topix: Bend, OR, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Cameras

Vancouver Sun

B.C. firefighters get a break as Ontario fire crews step in to help

Sunday was International Go-Topless Day, where people in cities around the world are invited to stand up for women's right to go topless in public.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Canada,

ABC News

Large Wildfire Threatens Southern Greek Village

Greek authorities have partially evacuated a southern village near a major archaeological site due to a large wildfire that is being swept on by strong winds.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Wildfire burns near Gold Rush-era boomtown

State officials say a fast-growing wildfire near the Northern California town of Weaverville is threatening about 520 homes and businesses.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Weaverville, CA, Earthquake

Click2Houston

Pilot killed in Travis County plane crash

The pilot of a single-engine plane was killed in a crash into a field in Central Texas that ignited a brush fire.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, Travis County, TX, Natural Disasters, Wildfire

WFAA-TV Dallas

Wildfire threatens 500 northern California homes

A fast-growing wildfire near the Northern California town of Weaverville forced the evacuation of about 150 homes and is threatening about 500 additional residences, authorities said Monday.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Weaverville, CA

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Concord Monitor

Strong California quake causes injuries, damage

The largest earthquake to hit the San Francisco Bay Area in 25 years struck before dawn yesterday, sending more than 120 people to hospitals, igniting fires, damaging historic buildings and knocking out power to thousands of homes and businesses in California's wine country.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Napa, CA, Jerry Brown, US Governors, Napa County, CA

Pasadena Star-News

Napa earthquake: Mobile home park fire sends residents fleeing

An intense blaze burned four mobile homes to the ground while six to eight others received minor to moderate damage in one of the most devastating aftereffects of Sunday morning's 6.1 earthquake centered in the area, according to the Napa Fire Department.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Earthquake

WTEN-TV Albany

California governor declares emergency from quake

A sheriff's spokeswoman says a man has been charged in the shooting death of a small-town Texas police chief.

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Related Topix: Marion 'Suge' Knight, West Hollywood (West Hollywood, CA), Los Angeles County, CA

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