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  1. Clunes grass fire whipped up by windRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Courier

    A grass fire on McDonalds Road, north of Clunes, which has burned through a paddock and damaged some buildings is now under control. The CFA advice is that smoke will be visible in the area, but that there is no threat to properties.

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  2. Warning of dangerous bushfire conditions ahead for VictoriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | ABC News

    Victorians have been warned to expect more dangerous fire conditions, as warm weather, wind and lightning threaten to spark more bushfires in the state's north and west. Several communities in Victoria's north-east are recovering from recent bushfires, which destroyed five homes and thousands of livestock.

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  3. Was it all for nothing?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Star Online

    ... alight with dreams and hopes for change. The flames of the Arab Spring started in Tunisia and then swept like wildfire to Egypt, Libya, Yemen, Bahrain and Syria. There was the clamouring for democracy, greater freedoms, human rights and removing the ...

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  4. Good morning, Tassie! | Sunday, December 21Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | Examiner

    Launceston weather forecast: Today is set to be a warm yet partly cloudy day, with a top temperature of 24 degrees. Winds are northwesterly at 20 to 30 km/h, swinging to a northerly at 15 to 25 km/h in the evening.

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  5. Talk about a wildfireRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 20 | West Hawaii Today

    ... his athlete's foot. But of course. So goes one of the more colorful anecdotes surrounding the 2007 California wildfire that burned up to 65,000 acres - 45,000 of them on federal land - in the northern Sierra Nevada Mountains. Who caused the blaze, ...

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  6. Committee apologises for fire death mistakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | NEWS.com.au

    A MAN who was wrongly declared dead in an official report into January's Hills bushfire has been issued a formal apology by the State Emergency Management Committee. The report, released in June, reads: "12.59 Ambulance advise that a person at the Parkerville bushfire has fallen through roof in Stoneville and is later pronounced deceased at hospital".

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  7. President Obama flubs James Franco's nameRead the original story

    Friday Dec 19 | Lake Country Sun

    In speaking about the Sony hacking scandal on Friday at the White House, President Obama called James Franco by the wrong name -- James "Flacco." In saying he believed Sony made a mistake in caving to the wishes of the hackers, who attacked the film studio and got them to relent this week by not releasing the film "The Interview" , the president flubbed Franco's name, immediately starting a forest fire of Internet activity, according to Us Weekly.

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  8. Talk about a wildfire in big investigationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | Newms360.com

    ... his athlete's foot. But of course. So goes one of the more colorful anecdotes surrounding the 2007 California wildfire that burned up to 65,000 acres - 45,000 of them on federal land - in the northern Sierra Nevada Mountains. Who caused the blaze, ...

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  9. Cooperation Boosts San Diego Regional Fire SafetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... Community Emergency Response Team volunteers trained to assist as disaster service workers in the event of a large wildfire. Every day, emergency responders work side-by-side regardless of city or county boundaries. Teamwork among local, state and ...

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  10. Hitler's Hail MaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | TheDailyBeast.com

    ... afford to go on the attack in the West, given that reality. Or so it seemed. Besides, victory fever had spread like wildfire throughout the Allied armies. Intelligence analysts pulled their punches for fear of being labeled defeatist. The senior ...

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  11. High Park Fire Special Public Forum at Fort Collins Museum of DiscoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | KUAD-FM Windsor

    ... the big fires in the county; and Bill Hahnenberg, the Type 1 Incident Commander for the High Park Fire. "Fighting Wildfire" is the first in a series of six forums, that will be held in advance of the special exhibit that will be at the FCMOD in June ...

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  12. Profile: Harold Hill's female firefighterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Romford Recorder

    One mum-of-two proves that being a woman doesn't make a difference when it comes to fighting fires and saving lives. Crew manager Elaine Atkinson has been a firefighter for almost 11 years, four of which she has spent at Harold Hill Fire Station.

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  13. Volunteers needed STATRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Tahoe Daily Tribune

    The South Lake Tahoe Fire Department is launching a new program called STAT, which stands for South Tahoe Action Teams. Living in the Sierras brings the potential for large scale emergencies from winds, heavy snow, flooding, wildfire and even avalanche in certain areas.

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  14. Cooperation boosts San Diego regional fire...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... Emergency Response Team (CERT) volunteers trained to assist as disaster service workers in the event of a large wildfire. Every day, emergency responders work side-by-side regardless of city or county boundaries. Teamwork among local, state and ...

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  15. Playing with fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Bendigo Advertiser

    As some people experienced in 2009, the worst bushfires can kill indiscriminately, ruin people's homes and livelihoods and severely tramautise communities for years afterwards. The Australian Government Attorney-General's Department Bushfire Arson Prevention website states that Australian authorities respond to more than 19,000 "suspicious" bushfires each summer.

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  16. Fallen line knocks out electricity to hundreds in Exeter areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | WFMZ

    The line fell around 3:30 p.m. near a house in the 4300 block of Boyertown Road, near Shelbourne Road, in Exeter Township. The line triggered a minor brush fire and created a surge inside the house, frying the electrical wiring and creating a smoke condition, according to the fire chief.

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  17. Lincoln Center evacuated, closed for dayRead the original story

    Friday Dec 19 | HeraldSun.com

    Due to an intense burning odor permeating the building, Lincoln Center, the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools central office, was evacuated this morning. The Chapel Hill Fire Department arrived quickly and determined a mechanical issue had impacted the ventilation, the school system said in an email.

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  18. Fires in state's north a portent for allRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Warrnambool Standard

    LARGE fires in the state's north-east this week highlighted the high fire danger this summer, Country Fire Authority District Five operations officer Henry Barton says. LARGE fires in the state's north-east this week highlighted the high fire danger this summer, Country Fire Authority District Five operations officer Henry Barton says.

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  19. What a busy year for the SPCARead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | The Daily Townsman

    ... stressful and overcrowded and we didn't have the proper ventilation, so if we got one sick cat in it spreads like wildfire. Now with these renovations it should cut that down a lot." Baker also noted that Cranbrook has an overpopulation of cats, ...

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  20. Bible Hill firefighters respond to chemical spill at Dal ACRead the original story

    Friday Dec 19 | Cape Breton Post

    BIBLE HILL - When police arrived on scene at Dalhousie Agricultural College just after noon on Thursday, a routine response quickly escalated when a bystander used the word "explosion." A hazardous materials team gears up to head into the Cox Institute of Agricultural Technology on Thursday after a container of creosote smashed on the floor.

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