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  1. Tombstone Scenario Recap and GalleryRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Social Paintball

    ... was positive. Then, in May 2014, disaster struck. A controlled burn on a neighboring property flared into a raging wildfire that consumed 6 homes, 3,000 acres, and 5 of Ryan's 8 fields. The castle and office survived, but many obstacles and much of ...


  2. Central Wash. residents say DNR failed them in battling Carlton Complex firesRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Seattle Times

    OLYMPIA Government agencies failed to react fast enough to smaller fires that grew last July into the largest wildfire in state history, Central Washington residents told legislators Thursday. While Department of Natural Resources officials defended their efforts to battle the Carlton Complex in hot, dry, windy conditions, Okanogan County officials and residents accused them of being disorganized and ill-prepared.


  3. Attorneys, city debate Hotshots' retirement eligibilityRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Daily Courier

    ... to October 2013. Warneke and Misner worked on the crew from April 2013 until they died fighting the Yarnell Hill wildfire on June 30 - or about three months. Even so, McGroder said Hotshot Superintendent Eric Marsh had "engaged" the seasonal ...


  4. Man injured in Park Forest crash, eastbound U.S. 30 closedRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Chicago Sun-Times

    A crash in south suburban Park Forest left one man injured early Friday and closed the eastbound lanes of U.S. 30 for more than four hours. The single-vehicle crash happened about 2 a.m. on U.S. 30 at Indiana Street, Park Forest police said.


  5. Grass fire at Kyneton considered suspiciousRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Bendigo Advertiser

    FIRE investigators are looking into the cause of a fire that burnt near houses in a southern residential area of Kyneton. Crews responded to the fire at 5.30pm on Friday after reports of a suspicious fire near a creek bed alongside Village Green Drive.


  6. Jeremy the koala recovers from Australia bushfire injuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Straits Times

    Social media sensation Jeremy the koala, who was rescued by firefighters after his paws were badly burnt in a bushfire in Australia's south, has been released back into the wild, his carers said Friday. The three-year-old male was named after Country Fire Service volunteer Jeremy Sparrow, who was helping to battle a huge blaze in the Adelaide Hills in early January when he came across the injured marsupial.


  7. Concerns raised over county takeover of Mount Charleston fire stationRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

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  8. Out-of-control grass fire threatening homes at Tongala under controlRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Age

    Firefighters battled to save homes in the state's north on Friday night when an out-of-control grass fire charged towards a rural community. Residents were urged to take shelter indoors as the grass and scrub fire closed in on homes in Tongala, between Echuca and Kyabram.


  9. Bushfire emergency near ManjimupRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Yahoo!

    An emergency has been declared for people east of Manjimup in Western Australia's South West region, with homes under threat from an out of control bushfire. The warning applies to 30km south-east of the town and 3km south of Muirs Highway in the Shire of Manjimup.


  10. From the ashes: A visual rejuvenationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ABC News

    One year ago Libby Witchell's farm in Glenaladale was turned from green to black. Her sheds were burned, her mowers melted, and the trees were transformed from towering green giants to black lines.


  11. Out-of-control grass fire threatens homes at TongalaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Age

    An out-of-control fire is threatening homes in Victoria's north where residents of a rural town are urgently being warned to shelter indoors. CFA ground crews have managed to save one home and a dairy shed from the fire, and are "working hard to protect other properties under threat," the spokeswoman said.


  12. Grassfire emergency warningRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Benalla Ensign

    A Watch and Act has been issued for Tongala, Wyuna and Yambuna in addition to the Emergency warning for Finlay Rd near Tongala. Don't wait, leaving now is the safest option - conditions may change and get worse very quickly.


  13. Mizzou students volunteer at Beidler for a weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Summerville Journal-Scene

    ... have restored forest ecosystems for myriad critical issues, including wildlife habitat improvement, responses to wildfire and other threats, water resource protection and carbon offsets benefits. Through local partnerships, American Forests is able ...


  14. Waroona bushfire threat easesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NEWS.com.au

    THEY were some of the heroes of the Sydney siege, whose faces were seen around the world. A month later they're embroiled in a messy, public war.


  15. Board considers benefits for Yarnell Hill victims' familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KTAR

    ... in a similar case. Aschcraft, Warneke and Misner were among 19 firefighters who died June 30, 2013, when the wildfire swept over the Prescott Fire Department crew's position in a brush-choked canyon in rural southwestern Yavapai County. Ashcraft had ...


  16. Caney firefighter dies after responding to grass fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    Caney Volunteer Firefighter Cliff Sanders, 55, died early Thursday after having collapsed at the Caney Fire Station while responding to a fire page for a grass fire Wednesday afternoon.


  17. Fire district to preserve its historyRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Alpenhorn News

    From left to right front: San Bernardino County Fire Protection District Division Chief Kathleen Opliger, Crest Forest Fire Protection District members or former members of company 30 PCF/fire captain Bob Ardis, Butch Baumann, Josh Hebert, Left to right rear: Ron Bench, Cliff Sharp and Tony Crowder At its January 20, regular board meeting the Crest Forest Fire Protection District presented service pins to its employees, spoke of preserving the fire department's history and heard its progress with its application to be annexed by the San Bernardino County Fire Protection District submitted to the Local Area Formation Commission on November 18, 2014.


  18. Father: 'God is good' after family escapes burning homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | KCTV5

    A family of a local high school basketball player says they're thankful they were able to escape safely after their Mint Hill home caught fire early Wednesday morning. The family's cat is also expected to be okay after firefighters found the pet four hours after the blaze, hiding in a corner inside the charred home.


  19. 'Ebola Czar' Ron Klain Will Leave Job Feb. 15Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News Max

    The Obama administration's "Ebola czar" will leave his post on Feb. 15, although he said there is still work to do at eradicating the deadly threat posed by the disease. Ron Klain was appointed by President Barack Obama to spearhead the U.S. government's response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa in October.


  20. Waroona bushfire downgraded but still out of controlRead the original story

    Yesterday | ABC News

    The Department of Fire and Emergency Services had earlier issued an emergency warning for the blaze, but it was changed to a watch and act as firefighters began to contain it. Residents have been warned to leave if it is safe to do so in a westerly direction along Nanga Brook Drive.