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1 hr ago | KETV-TV

Bellevue brush fire forces nearby evacuation

The brush fire broke out during the early evening, between the Missouri River levee and nearby railroad tracks, according to first responders on scene.

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1 hr ago | WOWT-TV Omaha

Bellevue Fire Crews Battle Brush Fire

Earlier today Bellevue Firefighters responded to a brush fire that started shortly late afternoon.

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3 hrs ago | Centre Daily Times

Easter Bunny train sparks New Jersey brush fires

The Express-Times newspaper in Easton, Pennsylvania, reports the fires occurred Saturday in Pohatcong Township and Phillipsburg.

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6 hrs ago | Rock Hill Herald

Fire breaks out at auto shop in Rock Hill

Firefighters combat flames at an auto shop on White Street in Rock Hill after an RV next to the building caught on fire.

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11 hrs ago | Daily Herald

Forest fire destroys 150 homes in Chilean city

Authorities say a large forest fire that is covering the Chilean city of Valparaiso in smoke has destroyed at least 150 homes and is forcing evacuations.

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Related Topix: South America, Chile, World News, Fire, Natural Disasters, Michelle Bachelet

15 hrs ago | Garden City Observer

Warming worsens Western wildfires

Smoke billows from the Las Conchas fire, which burned 150,874 acres in New Mexico in 2011.

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15 hrs ago | CBC News

Grass fire concerns prompt warnings from fire chiefs

Firefighters in the Sydney area are already getting calls about grass fires as temperatures warm up and the snow melts.

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16 hrs ago | Summit County Voice

Western wildfires burning bigger and more often

The size and frequency of western wildfires have been increasing at a startling rate the past few decades, researchers said this week after scrutinizing satellite data to measure burned areas.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV, Sundance Film Festival, University of Utah, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Fire, UC Berkeley

20 hrs ago | KTIV-TV Sioux City

Dakota County, NE authorities shut down area near Highway 20 & 12 due to grass fire

NEAR JACKSON, Neb. Authorities in Dakota County, Nebraska are shutting down the intersection of Highway 12 and 20, due to a grass fire.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

KOLD-TV Tucson

Lessons learned from Monument Fire helping crews deal with Brown Fire

Fire crews and residents near the Brown wildfire will be keeping an eye on the weather Friday.

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Related Topix: Fire, Natural Disasters, Cochise County, AZ

The Chronicle Herald

New fire truck announced as grass fire season approaches

Brent Denny, deputy fire chief for the Cape Breton Regional Municipality, said last year fire crews were kept busy with about 1,500 grass fires.

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KHGI

Nebraska Joins Fire Compact, NEMA Assistant Director Named as Administrator

Gov. Dave Heineman has signed a bill that will have Nebraska join forces with Colorado, Wyoming and the Dakotas in fighting wildfires.

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The Baxter Bulletin

Man seriously burned after falling into brush fire

A man was injured Friday afternoon when he reportedly fell into a brush fire at a home on Sequoyah Drive in rural Mountain Home.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fire, Mountain Home, AR, Medicine, Baxter Regional Medical Center, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

ABC15.com

Brewer signs bill limiting autopsy photo access

House Bill 2225 was sponsored by Rep. Karen Fann of Prescott. She proposed the bill after the Yavapai County Medical Examiner and the sheriff's office refused to release photos of the autopsies of 19 firefighters killed in June fighting the Yarnell Hill fire.

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Related Topix: Prescott, AZ, Yavapai County, AZ, Yarnell, AZ, Natural Disasters, Fire

KOLN-TV Lincoln

Fire Started by Firemen Becomes Out of Control Grass Fire.

On Thursday, Clatonia Fire Department crews started a controlled burn on Conservation Reserve Program Land near SW 56th and Hwy 41. Firefighters at the scene said, Thursday's fire got out of the containment area, jumped a fence line and burned a couple of acres more than intended.

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Related Topix: Fire, Natural Disasters, Clatonia, NE, Hallam, NE

WUSA-TV Washington

Fire breaks out at Seneca Creek State Park

Sky 9 is at the scene of a brush fire at Seneca Creek State Park. The fire is near the Chick-a-Dee Play area and PEPCO right-of-way off of The fire was near the Chick-a-Dee Play area and PEPCO right-of-way off of Clopper Road.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Williams Lake Tribune

Wildfire season is upon us

Since April 1 Cariboo Fire Centre crews have responded to 19 wildfires, and almost all of them were due to careless fire use and were human caused.

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ThinkProgress

After Dry Winter In California, Preparations Begin For Harsh Wildfire Season

National Forest Service crew members work to restore terrain that was bulldozed for a firebreak in the battle against Rim Fire near Tuolumne City, California in September, 2013 It's been a long, dry winter for California, with record-low snowpack and ideal wildfire conditions to show for it.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fire, Tuolumne City, CA, Weather, Drought, US News, Liberal Political News

Newswise

More, Bigger Wildfires Burning Western U.S.

A new study showing a 30-year trend of worsening wildfires in the western United States was led by Philip Dennison, a geographer at the University of Utah.

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Related Topix: University of Utah, Sundance Film Festival, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Nebraska, Fire

Shelter Island Reporter

Downed wire starts grass fire

JULIE LANE PHOTO Scorched earth.Wind knocked down this wire on Belvedere Road off Nostrand Parkway resulting in a small grass fire Tuesday afternoon.

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