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3 hrs ago | Nanaimo Daily News

Forest Service decides what to do with burned trees from massive wildfire near Yosemite

The U.S. Forest Service is expected to unveil its plan Wednesday for what to do with millions of trees killed one year ago in a massive California wildfire.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fire, Yosemite National Park, CA

7 hrs ago | The Arizona Republic

Yarnell Hill Fire survivor appointed to board

The surviving member of an Arizona firefighting crew who nearly all perished in the 2013 Yarnell Hill Fire will serve on a board that will oversee creation of a memorial.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Yarnell, AZ, Fire

11 hrs ago | Mercer Island Reporter

On the front line of a stubborn wildfire

Through a series of interesting circumstances, I found myself sitting in a military Humvee-ambulance on the black zone of the Carlton Complex Fire.

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Related Topix: Fire, Natural Disasters, Omak, WA, Okanogan, WA

16 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

Bass Lake evacuation order lifted at Madera County wildfire

Madera County lifted an evacuation order Tuesday for residents near Fawn Point Lane in Bass Lake after fire crews began to gain on a wildfire that threatened the community.

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Related Topix: Bass Lake, CA, Madera County, CA, Natural Disasters, Fire

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Martha's Vineyard Times

West Tisbury firemen quicklydoused brush fire on BeatenPath

West Tisbury volunteer fireman Bruce Haynes sprayed foam to extinguish the remnants of a brush fire that broke out in a wooded area on Beaten Path in West Tisbury Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fire, West Tisbury, MA

Los Angeles Times

NASA image shows north-south disparity of wildfires in California

A recent image captured by NASA's Aqua satellite provides a stark reminder of how Northern California continues to grapple with a series of a wildfires, many of them sparked by lightning, while the southern part of the state enjoys relative calm.

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Related Topix: California, NASA, Natural Disasters, Fire, San Diego County, CA

WCHS-TV Charleston

WV Firefighter Shares Story Of Assisting CA Fire Crews On Wildfire

Ona , Kanawha County , West Virginia 20 local firefighters are back home in West Virginia after being called out to fight a massive wildfire in northern California.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fire, Ona, WV, Kanawha County, WV

KRNV-TV Reno

Fire evacuations lifted near Gold Rush-era town

Evacuation orders have been lifted for residents of some 200 homes, as crews make good progress against a wildfire burning near the Northern California town of Weaverville.

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Related Topix: Fire, Natural Disasters

Google Earth Blog

Using Google Earth and goats to combat wildfires.

We have brought you many stories in the past involving Google Earth and wildfire.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fire

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Fox News

These adorable fur balls survived a raging forest fire

SACRAMENTO, Calif. Johanna Varner thought a devastating forest fire meant the end of her pika research on Oregon's Mount Hood.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fire, University of Utah, Sundance Film Festival, Salt Lake City, UT

NBC2 News

Brush fire consumes several acres in Englewood

Fire crews arrived on scene just after 3:30 p.m. Monday in the 9400 block of Brewton Avenue in Charlotte County.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fire, Englewood, FL, Charlotte County, FL, Weather, Cape Coral, FL

Star-Telegram.com

Oregon teenager's drone worried firefighting crews

It cost a Bend teenager about $800 in revenue from chores, yard work and birthday gifts to buy a miniature aircraft and a camera he sent aloft to capture video of a forest fire this summer that was threatening the western edge of the city.

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Related Topix: Bend, OR, Natural Disasters, Fire, Cameras

KITV-TV

Fire crews contain Makakilo brush fire near homes

The brush fire in Makakilo is still burning on Palehua Ridge, but firefighters are calling the blaze near homes and the lower perimeter of the gulch contained.

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Related Topix: Fire, Natural Disasters

ABC News

Large Wildfire Threatens Southern Greek Village

Greek authorities have partially evacuated a southern village near a major archaeological site due to a large wildfire that is being swept on by strong winds.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fire

WLNE-TV Providence

Northern California wildfire 25 percent contained

State officials say a fast-growing wildfire near the Northern California town of Weaverville is threatening about 520 homes and businesses.

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Related Topix: California, California Government, Natural Disasters, Fire, Weaverville, CA, Earthquake

Cybercast News Service

Wildfire threatens 500 northern California homes

A fast-growing wildfire near the Northern California town of Weaverville forced the evacuation of about 150 homes and is threatening about 500 additional residences, authorities said Monday.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fire, Weaverville, CA

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Redwood Times

Second update: Wildfire evacuations near Weaverville, Cal Fire cites 'rapid rate of spread'

The Trinity County Sheriff's Office is issuing a mandatory fire evacuation for the following Weaverville areas: Leslie Lane, Weaver Bally Rd, Weaver Bally Estates, Fisher Price Lane, Ridge Rd, Easter Avenue, Barbara Avenue, Garden Gulch, Browns Ranch Rd, Squires Lane, East Weaver Creek Rd, Airport Rd, Brooks Lane, Squires Lane.

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Related Topix: Weaverville, CA, Natural Disasters, Fire, Trinity County, CA, August, CA

Vancouver Sun

B.C. firefighters get a break as Ontario fire crews step in to help

Sunday was International Go-Topless Day, where people in cities around the world are invited to stand up for women's right to go topless in public.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fire, Canada,

Click2Houston

Pilot killed in Travis County plane crash

The pilot of a single-engine plane was killed in a crash into a field in Central Texas that ignited a brush fire.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, Travis County, TX, Natural Disasters, Fire

KREM-TV Spokane

More rain forecast for wildfire-singed Central Washington

A slow-moving front bringing heavy rain and thunder is expected to arrive in areas of Washington state scarred by wildfires on Sunday - days after flash floods destroyed at least 10 homes and closed down highways.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Fire, Carlton, WA, Wenatchee, WA, Okanogan County, WA

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