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  1. Fire Station Shakeup Causes Controversy in WaterfordRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | NBC Connecticut

    One letter sent by two fire chiefs set off alarms for Waterford residents and came as quite a shock to the town's first selectman. "It was very disappointing to me that the chiefs would not share this concern with us prior to sending a letter of this magnitude," said Waterford First Selectman Dan Steward.

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  2. Brush fire causes UH Manoa scareRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | KITV-TV

    It was visible from a long way away and generated lots of calls.. KITV's Kenny Choi is live near the scene in Manoa..

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  3. Eggs With Attitude: The Behavior of BluebirdsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    Mother bluebirds influence their male chicks while they are still in the egg, thus shaping the ecological communities in which they will live, a UA-led research team reports in a paper published in the journal Science. Female bluebirds depend on nesting cavities they find in forested areas recently burned by wildfire.

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  4. Preventive fire in Northern California burns out of controlRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    A 200-acre blaze dubbed the Stephens Wildfire is raging in Northern California, about 10 miles west of Mt. Shasta.

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  5. Blotter: A resident reported receiving multiple annoying text...Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Saratoga News

    Petty theft--On Feb. 15 between 2 and 5:23 p.m. in the 12000 block of Mabel Court. Someone removed a cell phone from a package on the doorstep of a residence for a total loss of about $370.

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  6. Firefighters contain small brush fire above UHRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Honolulu Fire Department Capt. David Jenkins said the one- to two-acre fire, which was above the UH faculty housing near the water tanks, did not threaten any structures. It was contained at 3:25 p.m. Wednesday.

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  7. MJFD MooseRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Times-Herald

    Moose Jaw firefighter Taylor Enns holds a handful of stuffed moose at the North Hill fire hall. The herd of moose were donated by K+S Potash.

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  8. Fire department home to herd of mooseRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Times-Herald

    Moose Jaw firefighter Taylor Enns holds a handful of stuffed moose at the North Hill fire hall. The herd of moose were donated by K+S Potash.

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  9. East Fork open burning starts SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Record-Courier

    Open burning is starting three weeks early to help homeowners clean up debris from the Feb. 6 windstorm, and to complete burning before wildfire season begins. "We have reaped the spoils of a very mild winter, making for favorable conditions that allow us to conduct open burning three weeks early," according to the district.

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  10. Power company responds to a truck and power pole collisionRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | KLTV Tyler

    Truck that slid off of icy road and into power pole was towed away from the scene. The icy weather caused power outages across East Texas.

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  11. Palm Desert Congressman Introduces Bill Aimed at Improving Wildfire Disaster Relief, PreventionRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Today, Dr. Raul Ruiz and Representative Jared Polis announced the introduction of the Wildfire Prevention Act of 2015, a bipartisan bill that would update the Federal Emergency Management Administration's guidelines for releasing disaster relief funds to ensure that victims of wildfires have access to the same resources as victims of other natural disasters. "As the drought in California continues, our forestlands and surrounding communities are at an even greater risk of wildfire destruction," said Dr. Ruiz.

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  12. Singapore Air Pollution Poses Foreign Policy DilemmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Voice of America

    If lawyer Jaya Gurunathan wakes up with a sore throat, he often knows the cause right away: the "haze." Singapore blames the hazy air pollution that sometimes blankets the city on fires in the less regulated countries that surround it.

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  13. Cold but successful start to CWD deer samplingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Fairfield Ledger

    ... the disease spread in Iowa. "With these individual confirmations here, we treat them as sparks, rather than as a wildfire at this time," emphasized Haindfield. "Many of the people involved were at the public meetings and understand what we are ...

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  14. Volusia Hazmat team at homeless camp for possible meth labRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A reported brush fire Wednesday morning has led authorities to a possible meth lab in the woods off of Kepler Road near DeLand, officials said. Volusia County Fire Services Division Chief Bill Snyder said firefighters responded and found a homeless camp off North Kepler Road, near Lake Talmadge Road, had been burned out and the fire had spread to the brush around it.

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  15. Conn. Fire Chiefs say Staffing Changes Will Lead to DelaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | FireHouse.com

    Feb. 25--WATERFORD -- A letter from the chiefs of Goshen Fire Department and Quaker Hill Fire Co. to residents in their districts expresses concerns that changes in the staffing structure of Fire Services will lead to delays in responses for those served by the two fire departments.

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  16. Low snowpack a concern for local farmers, forest fire servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | GlobalNews

    ... "So that moisture is not in the forest. With the longer period of dry that the forest experiences, the risk of wildfire rises." Blueberry grower Jason Smith says the snowpack on the local mountains near his farm has already vanished, meaning much of ...

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  17. ETC Simulation Delivers Advanced Wildland Fire Scenarios to the Netherlands Institute for SafetyRead the original story

    Yesterday | PR-inside.com

    ... can be used to train firefighters for wildfires in the Netherlands as well as exercising other agencies in their wildfire response." said Elly Praasterink, Advisor with IFV. "By integrating the fuel model into the ADMS simulation, we can create ...

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  18. Thinning the TinderRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Boise Weekly

    According to U.S. Forest Service officials, the timberland around the Upper North Fork River looks "red and dead." The area north of Salmon near the Idaho-Montana border hasn't burned in more than 100 years, which means when the next wildfire does go ripping through, there's a high risk of it showing extreme behavior.

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  19. Rwanda: Want to Go to Jail? Then Share a Sexy SelfieRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AllAfrica.com

    ... accounts were hacked into. The private selfies, which had been meant for their romantic partners, spread like wildfire. What I found interesting was the way the US media, law enforcement and the larger society reacted. Instead of shaming the ...

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  20. Margaret River man who lit blaze during fire ban gets bigger fine after contesting penaltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ABC News

    A man from Margaret River, in south-west Western Australia, who was fined $250 for lighting a fire during a fire ban, has had his penalty increased to more than $1,000 after unsuccessfully contesting the decision. "Burning during the time that it's restricted is a very serious matter and so are the consequences," she said.

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