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3 hrs ago | Salem News

Firefighters battle 10-acre brush fire

Two dozen firefighters from Green Township with assistance from Leetonia, Columbiana and Beaver Township departments knocked down a 10-acre brush fire in two hours Friday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fire, Leetonia, OH, Columbiana, OH, Washingtonville, OH

7 hrs ago | ABC News

Large Wildfire in Dutch National Park

A large wildfire has destroyed at least 350 hectares in the Netherlands' Hoge Veluwe National Park, in one of the largest fires seen in the region for decades, Dutch authorities say.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fire, Netherlands, World News

9 hrs ago | KOLO-TV Reno

Small Brush Fire at Crissie Caughlin Park

Crews have contained a small brush fire at Crissie Caughlin Park along the Truckee River, despite afternoon winds.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fire

13 hrs ago | Cape Gazette

Delaware Fire Service to hold 19th Annual Fire Camp April 26

Delaware Forest Service veteran James Dowd of Townsend keeps a watchful eye on a controlled burn in a field at Blackbird State Forest as part of the 2013 Fire Camp training session.

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Related Topix: Fire, Townsend, DE, Georgetown, DE, Natural Disasters

17 hrs ago | The Star Press

Yarnell shrine scarred by wildfire but still standing

They were helping their parents pack up the 70-year-old house in Yarnell, but once or twice each hour, one of the three Wasson brothers would scramble up the rocky hill on the property to see how close the wildfire was getting.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fire, Arizona

17 hrs ago | Marshfield News-Herald

Yarnell shrine scarred by wildfire but still standing

The family of Maria Wassona?'s late husband, Barney, opened the Shrine of St. Joseph of the Mountains in 1939.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fire, Arizona

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

Deputies responding to grass fire discover Philadelphia man allegedly shot two puppies

A husband and wife were arrested late Friday afternoon after an investigation of gunshots and an out-of-control grass fire revealed that the man had shot two puppies, police say.

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Related Topix: Fire, Natural Disasters, Philadelphia, NY, Jefferson County, NY

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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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fire

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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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fire

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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Related Topix: Easton, PA, Fire, Natural Disasters

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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Related Topix: Fire, Natural Disasters

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

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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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fire, Weather, Drought

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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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fire, Canada, World News,

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

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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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Dakota County, NE, Fire, Jackson, NE

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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Related Topix: Fire, Natural Disasters

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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Related Topix: US Governors, Dave Heineman, Natural Disasters, Fire

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

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