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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.
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.
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.
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.
Intermountain Region Forester Nora Rasure issued the ban that started Wednesday and runs through July 22, 2015, on national forest lands.
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Lightning rolled through much of eastern Oregon on Tuesday, leaving in its wake several dozen reports of new wildfire starts, fire officials said.
Wetter, cooler weather has helped firefighters make progress in their efforts to get the largest wildfire in Washington state's history under control.
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.
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.
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.
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.
FILE - This undated file photo released by the Ashland County Sheriff's Office shows Jessica L. A man accused of enslaving a mentally disabled woman in northeast Ohio is set to be sentenced in federal court in Youngstown.
Four people are reported dead after a single-engine plane crashed in rough terrain four miles northwest of Sedona, sparking a brush fire in Fay Canyon, Coconino National Forest officials said.
In this Sunday July 13, 2014, photo released by the Oregon Dept. of Forestry, the Moccasin Hill fire burns north of Sprague River and northeast of Klamath Falls, Ore.
A sheriff in the thick of a destructive wildfire that has charred hundreds of square miles of north-central Washington is encouraged by cooler weather and calming winds that are helping firefighters attack the stubborn blaze.
Updated: Thu Jul 24, 2014 06:04 am
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