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1 hr ago | Times-Standard

No smoke impacts expected from Bald Hill fire, winds may increase fire activity in other areas

The Happy Camp, July Complex may see increase activity due to the strong southerly winds. The Bald Hill 3 fire is currently in the mop up stage with no further growth expected.

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Related Topix: Fire, Natural Disasters, Happy Camp, CA, Weather

5 hrs ago | TheCourier.com

Lumber town takes stock after wind-driven wildfire

In just a few hours, wind-driven flames destroyed or damaged 100 homes, the saw mill and a church.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fire, Weather, Drought, California

5 hrs ago | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Woman in wildfire's path lost almost everything

16, 2014, that was destroyed by the Boles Fire, in Weed, Calif. Dan Linville and his son were sitting in their living room when they smelled smoke.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fire, Weather, Drought, Violent Crime, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Tornado

6 hrs ago | USA Today

California wildfires continue to rage

The fast-growing King Fire in El Dorado County, Calif., has forced school closures and evacuations of nearby homes, and firefighters fear increasing winds and high temperatures later this week could push the wildfire even bigger. California wildfires continue to rage The fast-growing King Fire in El Dorado County, Calif., has forced school closures and evacuations of nearby homes, and firefighters fear increasing winds and high temperatures later this week could push the wildfire even bigger.

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Related Topix: Fire, El Dorado County, CA, Natural Disasters, Pollock Pines, CA, Mount-Shasta, CA, Weather

10 hrs ago | NewsOn6 Tulsa

Snowden documentary to premiere at NY festival

Dan Linville and his son were sitting in their living room when they smelled smoke. When they looked outside, they saw a black cloud coming over the hills.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fire, Theater, Arts, Associated Press, North York, PA

14 hrs ago | KTRE-TV Lufkin

Arrest in robbery of autistic man in Connecticut

Dan Linville and his son were sitting in their living room when they smelled smoke. When they looked outside, they saw a black cloud coming over the hills.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fire, US News

14 hrs ago | KAUZ

Racing wildfire engulfs homes in California town

15, 2014. . Smoke and haze from a wildfire more than 50 miles away darkens the sky over a shopping center parking lot in Sparks, Nev., late Sunday afternoon, Sept.

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Related Topix: Fire, Natural Disasters, Kansas City, MO

16 hrs ago | Times-Standard

Hoopa's Bald Hill fire is 85 percent contained

Firefighters have been successful in getting a fire line around the Bald Hill 3 Fire in Hoopa and are starting mop-up and suppression repair activities today. Today over 400 firefighters will be working on putting out any hot spots that are within 300 feet of the fire line.

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Related Topix: Fire, Natural Disasters, Hoopa, CA

20 hrs ago | WKRN

Northern California wildfire devastates town

15, 2014. . Smoke and haze from a wildfire more than 50 miles away darkens the sky over a shopping center parking lot in Sparks, Nev., late Sunday afternoon, Sept.

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Related Topix: Fire, Natural Disasters, Mount-Shasta, CA, Weed, CA

Mon Sep 15, 2014

WHAS11

Trio of California wildfires destroy or damage scores of homes; thousands evacuated

Winds have been pushing a wildfire that erupted Monday toward a tiny town of Weed, near the base of Mount Shasta in Northern California. The fire has already damaged or destroyed 100 homes and forced at least 1,500 people to flee.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fire, Mount-Shasta, CA, Yosemite National Park, US National Parks, Yosemite National Park, CA

The Las Vegas Sun

Northern California wildfire burns 100 homes

A wind-driven wildfire near the Oregon border has damaged or destroyed 100 homes and forced at least 1,500 people to flee. Authorities say the tiny town of Weed near the base of Mount Shasta is under siege from a 300-acre blaze that erupted around 1:30 p.m. Monday.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fire, Weed, CA, Mount-Shasta, CA, Weather

Detroit News

California crews fight raging wildfires

Winds gusting up to 40 mph spread the fire near the town of Weed, about 50 miles south of the California-Oregon border, to at least 200 acres, said Daniel Berlant, a spokesman with the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. Berlant said the fire damaged or destroyed 75 structures, and it forced the evacuation of residents in Weed, Carrick and Lake Shastina.

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Related Topix: California, Natural Disasters, Fire, Madera County, CA, Oakhurst, CA, Bass Lake, CA, Jerry Brown, US Governors

KOMO News

Resources rushed to 2 new Oregon wildfires

Two wildfires that started over the weekend were threatening scattered rural homes in western Oregon, where forests are critically dry and the weather has been hot. A fire on the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest about 15 miles west of Grants Pass grew to nearly 2,000 acres Monday.

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Related Topix: Rogue River, OR, Grants Pass, OR, Josephine County, OR, Natural Disasters, Fire

Tri-City News

Forest fire help tops communities' wish list

Coming through one of the most expensive forest fire seasons in the province's history, the B.C. government is being asked to renew its fund for local governments to create safe zones around their communities. A resolution to extend wildfire prevention funding tops the list for the Union of B.C. Municipalities convention, set for Sept.

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Castanet.net

Wildfire now 80 hectares

A crew of 17 firefighters worked overnight on the blaze, and a unit crew, initial attack crew and officers from the Kamloops Fire Centre are currently on site with personnel and equipment from the Princeton Fire Department. More resources, including helicopters, are joining the effort this morning.

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The Raw Story

Hundreds evacuated as wildfires rage throughout northern California

The Meadow Fire burns near Half Dome in Yosemite National Park, California, in this handout photo released to Reuters on September 8, 2014. REUTERS/Jeffrey Trust/National Park Service/Handout via Reuters Hundreds of residents were forced to flee their homes on Sunday as wildfires raged through parts of drought-plagued northern California, officials said.

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Related Topix: California, Yosemite National Park, CA, Reuters, Madera County, CA, El Dorado County, CA, Natural Disasters, Fire

Los Angeles Times

Wildfire near Bass Lake destroys at least 10 homes, hundreds evacuated

Another fast-moving wildfire near Yosemite National Park that started Sunday afternoon has swept to the edge of Bass Lake, burned at least 10 homes and forced more than 1,000 evacuations, authorities said. The Courtney fire began about 1:40 p.m. near Oakhurst -- the same area where the Junction Fire destroyed at least eight homes last month.

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Related Topix: Bass Lake, CA, Natural Disasters, Fire, Yosemite National Park, US National Parks, Yosemite National Park, CA

WCNC-TV Charlotte

California wildfire evacuates 160; Nevada gets smoked

A rapidly spreading wildfire in the forested hills east of Sacramento, Calif. forced 160 residents to evacuate and blanketed Reno, Nevada in a layer of smoky haze Sunday.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fire, Reno, NV

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Tualatin Times

Forest fire spreads near Estacada - Sunday, 14 September 2014 16:16

A sprinkling of ash and a cloud of smoke are hovering over the Estacada area due to a large fire on the Mt. Hood National Forest about 10 miles southeast of Estacada.

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Related Topix: Fire, Estacada, OR, Natural Disasters, Clackamas County, OR

KNUS-AM Aurora

Hundreds evacuate from 3 California wildfires

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Related Topix: Santa Ana, CA, Natural Disasters, Fire, Pollock Pines, CA

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