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57 min ago | Denton Record-Chronicle

Wildfire threat spurs training

Area fire department representatives practice Friday escaping a wildfire with an emergency fire shelter at the Denton County Emergency Management Building on Teasley Lane in Denton.

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4 hrs ago | Nevada Appeal

A 6-acre fire erupted Wednesday afternoon on Kingbury grade and NDF air resources quickly responded.

Fire restrictions that have been in place since May 30 lift at 12:01 a.m. Tuesday, according to the Bureau of Land Management's Carson City district office, the Carson and Bridgeport Ranger Districts of the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, Bureau of Indian Affairs, and the Nevada Division of Forestry.

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8 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

Truck, dry conditions spark fire along I-95, I-395 in Bangor

Firefighters warned motorists to be especially careful with smoking materials after a passing truck sparked a grass fire about a mile long through parts of Interstates 95 and 395 on Saturday, officials said.

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11 hrs ago | HeraldNet

Commentary / Suppression model broken: Congress needs to act on wildfires

Entering the final month of an intense wildfire season that has set the American West ablaze, with more than 17,000 wildfires across 2.3 million acres, Congress must recognize that its model for wildfire suppression is broken.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fire, Okanogan County, WA, Pateros, WA, Opinion

15 hrs ago | KRCR

Northstate wildfire update August 29

The Coffee Fire is burning in the Trinity Alps Wilderness. Total Acres : 6,258. Containment : 95%.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fire, Happy Camp, CA, Seiad-Valley, CA, Yreka, CA

19 hrs ago | My Mother Lode

Air crews take on huge California wildfire set

Air crews aided by clear skies battled a series of wildfires threatening 250 homes in a Northern California forest, but firefighters were still struggling to surround the huge complex of blazes, fire officials said.

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

22 hrs ago | Local TV Station KTVZ

New wildfire burns 1,200 acres near Monument

A new wildfire spotted Friday afternoon has burned 1,200 to 1,500 acres nine miles south of the Grant County community of Monument, the Oregon Department of Forestry reported.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

My Mother Lode

Cal Fire Tuolumne County Fire Department Logo

Groveland, CA - Firefighters and Columbia Air Attack are heading to a vegetation fire in Groveland.

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CBC News

B.C. wildfires could set record for area burned

Fire crews make their way to the Chelaslie River fire in B.C.'s northwest, the largest fire burning in B.C. this season at 129,000 hectares B.C. could set a new record for the total amount of forest burned by wildfires this summer if the forecasts for a warm, dry fall are correct, say officials with B.C.'s Wildfire Management Branch.

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Click2Houston

Man charged with murder in case of woman's body found burned

Reginald Pinckney is accused in the killing of 31-year-old Crystal Shavonne Sam.

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KRON 4

Traffic Wreck Sparks Growing Brush Fire on Highway 152 East of Gilroy

A brush fire near the iconic Casa de Fruta on Highway 152 between Gilroy and Interstate 5 has now grown to 80 acres.

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KLIV

San Jose fire crews battle brush fire

San Jose fire crews responded to an apparent grass fire last night that was getting close to a building near Mineta San Jose International Airport.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

KYTX-TV News

House destroyed in large grass fire and explosion

Investors are betting there's a lot of money to be made in disappearing photos. The Wall Street Journal reports investors are valuing social media app "Snapchat" at about $10 billion dollars.

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Contra Costa Times

Fire burning near Casa de Fruta along Highway 152

A vegetation fire is burning along both sides of Highway 152 near Casa de Fruta, halting traffic just a day before the start of the Labor Day weekend.

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Related Topix: Fire, Natural Disasters, Santa Clara County, CA

Agassiz Harrison Observer

Wildfire season will rank among B.C.'s worst

As of Thursday, fires had burned up more than 330,000 hectares across the province and are expected to soon surpass the 337,000 hectares destroyed in the 2010 fire season.

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KRNV-TV Reno

Northern California wildfire forces evacuations

Officials say the blaze in the Klamath National Forest near the small logging and gold mining town of Happy Camp took off on Wednesday, fueled at least in part by winds that sent embers far ahead of the main blaze.

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The Compass

Water bomber that crashed on lake during forest fire was overloaded, TSB report

A water bomber owned by the Newfoundland and Labrador government that crashed on Moosehead Lake last year took on too much water, which was a central cause in the plane failing to get airborne, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada said Thursday.

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KHQ-TV Spokane

Dog shot & killed by Spokane Valley deputy

A Spokane County deputy shot and killed a dog Wednesday afternoon in Spokane Valley after he said the dog attacked him.

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Noozhawk

Crews Battling Brush Fire on Harris Grade in North County

Firefighters were battling a two-alarm vegetation fire on the Harris Grade near Lompoc Wednesday afternoon, according to the Santa Barbara County Fire Department .

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CBC News

Fire destroys N.W.T.'s only documented pine beetles

Mountain pine beetle have attacked more than 19 million hectares of forest in western Canada since the early 2000s.

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