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  1. Ex-firefighter suspected in string of firesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Northwest Florida Daily News

    A woman who fought fires for the Laurel Hill and Dorcas volunteer departments is facing 20 years in prison for arson.


  2. Firefighter Daryl Gordon dies from injuries sustained battling fireRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | WLWT-TV Cincinnati

    A firefighter has died after falling down an elevator shaft Thursday morning while battling a four-alram fire in a Madisonville apartment building, officials said. The fire chief said the firefighter, Daryl Gordon, 54, fell down an elevator shaft at the Kings Tower Apartments while responding with Heavy Rescue 14. Mayor John Cranley, City Manager Harry Black, Cincinnati Fire Chief Richard Braun and Cincinnati Firefighter Union President Matt Alter held a news conference Thursday morning.


  3. Emergency Services Log Report 3-26-15Read the original story

    20 hrs ago | Trenton Republican-Times

    Trenton Fire Department March 22:a Sfirefighters responded to a brush fire at 3111 E. 10th St. and to an illegal burn at Crowder and Main streets. March 23: firefighters responded to an illegal burn at 410 E. 10th St. An inspection was conducted at the Grundy County Courthouse.


  4. Serving the Community: Brennan MooreRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Georgetown Times

    Brennan Moore, 35, of Murrells Inlet decided to be a firefighter after witnessing the heroic efforts of firemen who extinguished a wildfire behind his childhood home in California at age 16. 'My best friend and I went out with shovels to help the firemen,' Moore said. 'There was tall California brown grass all around and there was only a small dry creek bed between us and the fire.'


  5. Watch a brawl break out between two rival groups of Mexican firemenRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Independent

    Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies Two rival Mexican fire brigades arrived to fight the same blaze, but ended up sparking up a brawl instead - and then the police joined in.


  6. Sleepy Tracy bear released back into the wildRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | KCRA-TV Sacramento

    ... and Tracy Fire Department, who were instrumental in securing this happy ending," the Department of Fish and Wildfire wrote in a Facebook post. On Wednesday evening, the 175-pound bear was part of quite an ordeal after she was stuck in a tree for ...


  7. Former Fla. Firefighter Suspected in Arson StringRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | FireHouse.com

    March 25--A woman who fought fires for the Laurel Hill and Dorcus volunteer departments is facing 20 years in prison for arson. Brittney Vanhoose, 23, was taken into custody Wednesday in Wilmington, Ohio, on a charge of first degree arson, according to Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Michele Nicholson.


  8. Last year’s fires should bring a springtime of tasty mushroomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Seattle Times

    ... I rambled through deadfall, up and down gullies, I became hyper-focused on finding mushrooms. Covering miles over wildfire terrain may not sound like fun, but it was exhilarating. Remember the excitement at childhood Easter egg hunts? Well, this is ...


  9. One rejection... the departure of Zayn MalikRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Independent.ie

    ... Australian dancer Courtney Webb sold a story and pictures of a sleeping Zayn beside her that went on to spread like wildfire around the world. Zayn, who was already in a long-term relationship with pop starlet Perrie, was left shaken, and no doubt ...


  10. Predicting fire-based perennial bunchgrass mortality in big sagebrush plant communitiesRead the original story

    Yesterday | CSIRO Publishing

    ... percent char, depth of burn and soil colour for 174 bunchgrasses across four ecological sites after a 65 000 ha wildfire in south-east Oregon and assessed plant mortality. Mortality was correlated with post-fire soil colour and ecological site; soil ...


  11. SA people still ignoring bushfire warningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NEWS.com.au

    A MAN lost the lower half of his left leg when he got tangled in a rope and dragged into a tree mulcher while preparing for the arrival of Cyclone Nathan. A FATHER-SON duo have been sentenced to jail for a 'dangerous and brutal' group bashing that left the victim unconscious with extensive injuries.


  12. Gidgegannup bushfire: Firefighters battle out-of-control blazeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Age

    Residents of Gidgegannup have been warned to ready themselves to defend their property or leave, as a Watch and Act has been issued for the area. A Department of Fire and Emergency Services spokesman said there was a possible threat to lives and homes and conditions are changing.


  13. Massive air and land bid to stop out-of-control Toodyay bushfireRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Age

    Department of Fire and Emergency Services media spokesman Russell Jones told Fairfax Media three fixed-wing bombers, two Heli-tacs and 15 units carrying about 50 crew members were fighting the fire near Toodyay Road in the Morangup region. The out-of-control and unpredictable fire was reported just before noon on Thursday and is burning near private properties and bushland.


  14. Blue Mountains council: call for 10/50 tree-clearing law to be tightenedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Age

    The Blue Mountains City Council has joined resident groups in Sydney to renew calls for the tightening of land-clearing laws that have enabled many home owners to clear nearby bushland without a permit. The so-called 10/50 clearing code allows people living in bushfire-prone areas to fell trees within 10 metres of any house and clear other vegetation out to 50 metres to reduce fire hazards.


  15. Cal OES Transfers First Five of Twenty-Five Additional Fire Engines...Read the original story

    Yesterday | San Diego NewsCape

    The California Governor's Office of Emergency Services will transfer the first five, of twenty-five additional Type-III Wildland Fire Engines to local fire departments. These engines were purchased as a result of the 2003 Governor's Blue Ribbon Commission and Governor Brown's commitment to the ongoing Drought and fire issues.


  16. Firefighters tackle Blaenavon grass fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | South Wales Argus

    A crew from Abersychan attended after an area of bracken which was reported well alight at Pwlldu at 3.04pm this afternoon.


  17. Fire weather conditions linger after cold frontRead the original story

    Yesterday | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Residents are urged to avoid activities that could spark a grass fire, including flicking cigarettes from vehicles, burning trash or welding outside as fire weather conditions linger on the South Plains. A cold front was expected to reach Lubbock by 8 p.m., bringing blowing dust and wind gusts up to 50 mph.


  18. Denis Smith's Ball of Light Sampson Flat bushfire light-painting photograph.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ABC News

    Denis Smith's Ball of Light Sampson Flat bushfire light-painting photograph captures the aftermath of the fire in a pine forest.


  19. 'Pyrocumulus' cloud can form from wildfire smokeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KOB-TV New Mexico

    The fire churned on, spewing out ash and suffocating smoke. At the same time, it was creating its own weather.


  20. Summit County leads discussions on new Colorado wildfire agreementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | The Summit Daily News

    Lake Dillon Fire Department intern Liam Allen gains valuable experience as one of dozens of Summit County firefighters engaged in wildfire training in Pebble Creek last summer. After spearheading 10 months of discussion on state wildfire laws affecting counties, Summit County commissioners signed a series of agreements on Tuesday that would update outdated policies on wildfire management and emergency funding.