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1 hr 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

2 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

4 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

7 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

11 hrs ago | 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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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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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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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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