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18 min ago | 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

4 hrs ago | 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

8 hrs ago | 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

12 hrs ago | 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

16 hrs ago | 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

16 hrs ago | 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

18 hrs ago | 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

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Review

Spring Grass Fire

Firefighters from the Sebring Fire Department work to extinguish this grass fire at 546 S. Johnson Road Monday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Fire, Natural Disasters, Sebring, OH

New Jersey Herald

Vernon brush fire grows to 100 acres, no homes in danger

Photo by Joe Carlson/New Jersey Herald - Smoke from the bush fire can be seen behind the A&P in Vernon Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Fire, Natural Disasters, Vernon, NJ

The Miami Herald

Despite stubborn brush fire, Card Sound Road open again

More than 1,200 acres have burned near the road in and out of the Keys, according to the Florida Forest Service.

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Related Topix: Fire, Natural Disasters

Sag Harbor Online

Arson Suspect Remanded to Jail In Lieu of $500,000 Bail

David Osiecki, 54, who is accused of arson in connection with a fire at a multi-million dollar residence in Bridgehampton and in a second instance involving a brush fire also in Bridgehampton, was remanded to Suffolk County Jail in Riverside Monday afternoon following his arraignment where bail was set at $500,000.

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Related Topix: Fire, Bridgehampton, NY, Natural Disasters, Suffolk County, NY, Sag Harbor, NY, Sagaponack, NY

WFMZ

Close call after brush fire breaks out in Muhlenberg Twp.

Smoke, flames and wind left firefighters battling another brush fire Monday afternoon in Muhlenberg Township.

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Related Topix: Fire, Natural Disasters, Laureldale, PA

Mon Apr 21, 2014

WKYC-TV Cleveland

Medina County | Fire destroys 60 to 80 acres of field and forest

According to firefighters, a call came in just before 4 p.m. about a grass fire at 80458 Coon Club Road.

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Related Topix: Medina County, OH, Natural Disasters, Fire

Virgin Islands Daily News

Brush fire destroys 150 acres on St. Croix's East End

A quick-spreading brush fire lit up the sky late Saturday and continued Sunday morning on the island's East End.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fire

Centre Daily Times

Wildfire spares cabin in Potter Township

They stood by as firefighters from Boalsburg, Centre Hall and Pleasant Gap doused the flames.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fire, Boalsburg, PA, Centre Hall, PA, Pleasant Gap, PA, Centre County, PA

Journal-Advocate

Fire kills child in Brush

Crime scene tape is visible at a house in the 30000 block of Highway 6 this morning where a fire killed a 4-year-old boy trapped in the basement Sunday evening.

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Related Topix: Fire, Brush, CO, Fort Morgan, CO, Morgan County, CO, Natural Disasters

Deming Headlight

NM, Arizona senators on wildfire tour

U.S. Sens. Jeff Flake and Martin Heinrich are planning to visit Arizona and New Mexico to discuss forest restoration and wildfire preparedness.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Martin Heinrich, Democrat, US Politics, Jeff Flake, Republican, US Senate, Senator Jeff Flake, Fire, Natural Disasters, Senator Martin Heinrich, Reserve, NM

Cape Cod Times

Firefighters contain brush fire near golf course

Nearly an acre of brush caught fire behind The Captains Golf Course at 1000 Freemans Way early Sunday evening, said Brewster firefighter Chad Foakes.

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Related Topix: Fire, Natural Disasters, Brewster, MA, Harwich, MA

Sun Apr 20, 2014

UnionLeader.com

Man electrocuted at Keene brush fire

A man was found electrocuted at the scene of a brush fire Saturday afternoon. "It appears, from what we know so far, that it was an unfortunate tragedy," said Rob Farley of the state Fire Marshal's Office.

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Related Topix: Fire, Keene, NH, Natural Disasters

New York Post

Firebug busted in $34M Hamptons mansion blaze

Accused arsonist David Osiecki is led from the Southampton Town Justice Court after having his arraignment adjourned pending his aquisition of legal counsel on Easter Sunday.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Sagaponack, NY, Fire, Bridgehampton, NY, Natural Disasters, Real Estate

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