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1 hr ago | News Shopper

Golf club grass fire in Orpington causes damage to land equivalent to two football pitches

Just after 5pm London Fire Brigade was called to a golf club on North End Lane, with units from Biggin Hill, Addington, and Woodside all scrambled.


Related Topix: Fire, Natural Disasters, United Kingdom, Greater London County, England

6 hrs ago | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

NW Colorado wildfire burns 20,000 acres, kills cattleNW Colorado...

NW Colorado wildfire burns 20,000 acres, kills cattle Crews are battling a wildfire that has scorched about 20,000 acres in northwestern Colorado and killed three cattle.


Related Topix: Colorado, Natural Disasters, Fire, Maybell, CO

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Man runs towards wildfire to survive blaze

In the time it took Mark Nelson to grab some of his important papers and his cat, the fire had cross nearly a quarter mile.


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Brandon Sun

Keeping power on in Yellowknife proves difficult during season's many wildfires

Keeping Yellowknife's electricity on is proving to be a challenge during what Northwest Territories Power Corp. calls one of the worst years for wildfires in 30 years.


Related Topix: Canada, Natural Disasters, Fire

Firefighters get cooler weather

Fire spokesman Pete Buist says the biggest wildfire in the state's history remains at 52 percent contained on Thursday.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fire


Danger Of Flash Floods And Landslides Grow As Washington Wildfire Slows

The largest wildfire in Washington state's history is now 52 percent contained after powerful storms swept through the area on Wednesday, bringing heavy rain and even hail.


Related Topix: Weather, Washington, Natural Disasters, Fire, Flood, US News, Liberal Political News


Ontario island set on fire by Parks Canada to help rare pine trees flourish

Starting a forest fire on an island in the middle of the summer is not something people associate with Parks Canada, but that's exactly what the federal agency had been carefully planning for years.


Related Topix: Fire, Natural Disasters

The Gazette

Northern Utah wildfires close off recreation areas

Fire crews in northern Utah worked Wednesday to control a handful of fast-growing blazes as the state's central and western regions braced for strong winds, thunderstorms and low humidity likely to start new fires, according to the U.S. Weather Service.


Related Topix: Utah, Weather, Morgan, UT, Natural Disasters, Fire, Morgan County, UT

Wed Jul 23, 2014


Southern California wildfire burns 60 acres

A wildfire has burned 60 acres of brush in a small Southern California community in the inland region east of Los Angeles but no homes have been damaged and there are no evacuations.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fire

Campbell River Mirror

Province defends shift from Martin Mars water bombers

The provincial government is defending its unpopular decision to halt B.C.'s use of the veteran Martin Mars water bombers in favour of newer aircraft to fight wildfires.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fire, Canada

West's wildfire season expected to grow in intensity

Despite widespread drought in the West and expectations of an above-average wildfire season, w ildfires have burned less than half the 10-year average area so far this summer.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fire, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Democrat

Bellingham Herald

Forest Service expands ban on exploding targets

Intermountain Region Forester Nora Rasure issued the ban that started Wednesday and runs through July 22, 2015, on national forest lands.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fire

Vancouver Sun

More wildfire crews arrive as B.C. braces for another round of fires

The Vancouver Sun launches Wine Critic for your smartphone, tablet and desktop computer, featuring wine picks, tips, videos, advice on food pairings and more from our expert Anthony Gismondi.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fire, Computers, Canada

Prince George Citizen

Oregon firefighters make progress on wildfires, chase new ones started by lightning

Lightning rolled through much of eastern Oregon on Tuesday, leaving in its wake several dozen reports of new wildfire starts, fire officials said.


Related Topix: Oregon, Natural Disasters, Fire, Prineville, OR, Metolius, OR


Crews make gains on massive Washington wildfire

Wetter, cooler weather has helped firefighters make progress in their efforts to get the largest wildfire in Washington state's history under control.


Related Topix: US Politics, Maria Cantwell, US News, US Senate, Jay Inslee, US House of Representatives, Patty Murray, Democrat, Washington, Natural Disasters, Fire, Weather

WSET-TV Lynchburg

First Amendment fight won't stop Arizona execution

By The Associated Press Delta Air Lines is canceling all flights to Israel until further notice, citing reports that a rocket landed near Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion Airport.


Related Topix: Prison, US News, US Supreme Court, Natural Disasters, Fire

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Oregonian

Buzzard wildfire near Burns leaves more dead and burned cattle in its wake

It's before dawn Tuesday but the mosquitoes are already up and biting as Bill Wilber, his two brothers, George and Pat Wilber, and their nephew, Casey Wilber, load four horses into a long aluminum trailer.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fire

Revelstoke Times Review

B.C. wildfire season heading for a scorcher

Wildfires in B.C. have already burned up more forest than has usually been lost in recent years, with many weeks of hot, smoky action still expected for firefighting crews.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fire

The Modesto Bee

Senators seek emergency wildfire fighting money

The letter, sent Tuesday, was also signed by Sens. Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden of Oregon, Tom Udall of New Mexico, Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin, Diane Feinstein and Barbara Boxer of California, Mark Udall and Michael Bennet of Colorado; and Jon Tester and John Walsh of Montana.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Patty Murray, Democrat, Maria Cantwell, Natural Disasters, Fire, Senator Jeff Merkley, Ron Wyden, Senator Tom Udall

NewsOn6 Tulsa

Real estate heir charged for urinating on candy

25, 2003 file photo, Robert Durst smiles for the camera at the end of the day's testimony in his murder trial in Galveston, Texas.


Related Topix: Ohio, Federal Prisons, Prison, Natural Disasters, Fire, Science / Technology, NASA, US News, Federal Aviation Administration