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Idaho officials have filed a lawsuit against a timber company and its contractor contending they're responsible for a wildfire that killed a 20-year-old Forest Service firefighter and burned more than 300 acres in northern Idaho.
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Brush fire spreads to barn on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/2014/04/16/brush-fire-spreads-barn/7769849/ Avon and Albany firefighters were called to a barn fire Tuesday in Collegeville Township that started when a brush fire got out control, the Stearns County Sheriff's Office said.
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UPDATE: According to Chilean newspaper El Mercurio [es], on the evening of Monday, April 14, the flames have left 15 dead, 11,000 homeless, 1,140 acres consumed by the fire, and over 2,500 homes burned, according to the authorities' evaluation.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. -- A brush fire in Alexandria spread and destroyed sheds on Monday evening, say Fairfax County Fire and Rescue officials.
What looks like a wisp of smoke on a new satellite image is actually the largest fire in the history of Valparaiso, Chile.
A greater-alarm fire that may have been set deliberately destroyed most of an Elks Lodge in San Pedro early today.
A woman walks through the remains of a house destroyed by a wildfire, in Valparaiso, Tuesday April 15, 2014.
Fire Department spokesman Brian Humphrey says more than 100 firefighters fought the flames in San Pedro for nearly two hours early Tuesday.
Chile poured firefighters and police into the battle against a wildfire that swept through hundreds of homes in the Pacific coastal city of Valparaiso, leaving at least 13 dead, according to an official.
Kentucky Department of Parks spokesman Gil Lawson told the Lexington Herald-Leader that park officials were hoping that rain would help control the blaze at Kingdome Come State Park, but none had arrived by midmorning on Monday.
Police and emergency responders weren't sure how the fire started near 500 West and 2100 South in Lehi, but they began actively fighting it around 2 p.m. A fire engine and two brush units were dispatched to the area and crews from Lehi, Saratoga Springs and Utah County worked on the fire, according to Lehi City spokesperson, Robert Ranc.
Plaistow Fire Chief John McArdle says two factors help set up prime brush fire conditions: warm air and no wind.
A man looks at the charred remains of homes after a large forest fire reached urban areas in Valparaiso, Chile, Sunday April 13, 2014.
Fairfield firefighters respond to a grass fire Saturday afternoon northeast of Winfrey Storage on West Grimes Avenue.
No one was hurt and no structures were damaged when a controlled burn at a Hutterite colony in southeastern South Dakota ended up scorching 1 ½ square miles of land.
A wildfire burning on the back side of the Huachuca Mountains was too isolated for firefighters to reach on the ground, according to Coronado National Forest PIO Heidi Schewel.
A Glenmoor volunteer firefighter douses a brush fire Sunday afternoon near 16990 Milton Ave. while Calcutta volunteer firefighters arrive to assist and two golfers drive by.