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1 hr ago | Patch.com

30 Acres Burned in Salem Brush Fire

Area firefighters got a little help from state forestry department employees Thursday afternoon while battling a large brush fire that broke out behind the Walmart on Highland Avenue in Salem.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fire, Salem, MA

2 hrs ago | NBC Connecticut

NJ Forest Fire Rages Over 300 Acres

Firefighters are battling a fast-moving forest fire in New Jersey that has consumed 300 acres, damaged some buildings and has forced the evacuation of 40 homes and at least one school in Ocean County.

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Related Topix: Fire, Natural Disasters, Ocean County, NJ, Toms River, NJ

5 hrs ago | Patch.com

As New Jersey Brush Fire Rages, Warning Issued in Connecticut

Images of a 300-acre brush fire burning in a New Jersey township are a striking reminder of the devastation that they can cause in such a short time.

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Related Topix: Fire, Natural Disasters, Weather, Orange, CT

6 hrs ago | KSL-TV

New Jersey forest fire burns half a square mile

High winds and dry conditions on Thursday provided fuel for several New Jersey forest fires, including one that forced the evacuation of more than 600 homes and the early closure of a school.

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Related Topix: Fire, Natural Disasters, Toms River, NJ

6 hrs ago | Reuters

New Jersey forest fire threatens homes, forces school evacuation

Firefighters battled a forest blaze in Ocean County, New Jersey on Thursday that threatens homes and forced the evacuation of a school.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fire, Ocean County, NJ, Education Etc.

10 hrs ago | KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

Fire captain says Palmer Lake primed for destructive wildfire, taking steps to reduce risk

Palmer Lake could be one of the scariest spots in southern Colorado when wildfire season starts.

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Related Topix: Palmer Lake, CO, Fire, Natural Disasters

10 hrs ago | Courier News

Firefighters trying to contain forest fire that has burned up to 200 acres in Berkeley, Beachwood

Over 45 fire vehicles and air service above are fighting a large forest fire that has burned between 150 and 200 acres in the area of Double Trouble State Park near the Berkeley and Beachwood boundary, said Ocean County Sheriff Michael Mastronardy.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fire, Beachwood, NJ, Ocean County, NJ, Toms River, NJ

14 hrs ago | Patch.com

PHOTOS: Large Brush Fire Raging In Berkeley, Ocean County; Homes Evacuated

Written By Patricia Miller, Karen Wall, Colleen Platt and Tom Davis A massive brush fire is burning acres of land between Grand Central and Northern Boulevards in Berkeley.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fire, Ocean County, NJ

15 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

Suit alleges utility caused California wildfire

The Daily News reported Wednesday that about 100 plaintiffs filed suit last month for negligence, dangerous condition of public property and other allegations.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fire, Modesto, CA

17 hrs ago | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

Wildfire risk down

Parker Dam State Park, Clearfield County. By Nicholas [CC-BY-2.0 ], via Wikimedia Commons UNDATED The risk of wildfires has gone down, and rain is in the forecast statewide for today.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fire, Douglas County, WI, Bayfield County, WI, Weather, Blizzard

20 hrs ago | WBAY-TV Green Bay

Brush Fire Halts Train Traffic in Fond du Lac

Firefighters halted train traffic in Fond du Lac Wednesday night -- because the fire was burning on one side of the tracks and their access to water was on the other side.

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Related Topix: Fire, Natural Disasters, Mount Calvary, WI, Embarrass, WI, Drugs

Yesterday | Clarksville Online

Tennessee State Fire Marshal's Office Promotes Wildfire Preparedness

Tennessee is known for its dynamic landscape and residents often choose to take advantage of its natural beauty by building homes in or near forests, rural areas, or on mountain sites.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fire

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Chattanoogan.com

Brush Fire Destroys Old Home In Lakesite Area

At 4:30 p.m., a neighbor called 911 to report a house fire along with a brush fire at 9113 Berry Lane.

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Related Topix: Fire, Natural Disasters, Lakesite, TN, Hamilton County, TN, Chattanooga, TN

CBS Local

Brush Fire Smoke Affecting 405 Freeway Traffic Near LAX

A brush fire that ignited Wednesday afternoon along the 405 Freeway may have been started by a bus fire, officials reported.

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Related Topix: Fire, Natural Disasters, Los Angeles County, CA

MLive.com

Despite long winter, grass fire season is here in West Michigan

There's low humidity and plant life hasn't greened up. Sun reaches the ground where it combines with strong winds to dry vegetation that died over the winter.

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Related Topix: Fire, Natural Disasters, Fennville, MI, Holland, MI, Macatawa, MI

Wirral Globe

Birkenhead grass fire believed to have been started deliberately

Emergency services were called to Compton Road just after 4pm today, Wednesday, after reports of a fire involving grassland and bushes.

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Related Topix: Merseyside County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Natural Disasters, Fire

People Sentinel

Fire destroys Williston home

Williston and Elko firefighters had a busy morning Sunday, April 13. As they returned to the station around 3 a.m. from a brush fire call, which turned out to be a controlled burn, they were called to 13326 Church St., Williston, for a reported house fire, said Williston Fire Chief Milton Widener.

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Related Topix: Williston, SC, Elko, SC, Natural Disasters, Fire

Ripley and Heanor News

Crews put out blazing grass fire

A Derbyshire fire service spokesman said the blaze was extinguished and the area was made safe by about 5.20pm.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fire, United Kingdom, Derbyshire County, England

Ilkeston Advertiser

Crews put out blazing grass fire

A Derbyshire fire service spokesman said the blaze was extinguished and the area was made safe by about 5.20pm.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fire

KOLO-TV Reno

Sheep Defend Carson from Wildfires

When the flames break out, firefighters are there. But before that happens, sheep may be Carson City's best defense against fire.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fire, Carson City, NV

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