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  1. Winter heating season means homeowners need to be alertRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | UnionLeader.com

    Auburn Fire Department Capt. James Saulnier says when it comes to staying safe during the winter months, a little common sense goes a long way.

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  2. Planned burns in Daylesford, Macedon areasRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Courier

    The Department of Environment and Primary Industries has issued advice on planned burns today in the Daylesford, Macedon, Blackwood, Greendale and Trentham areas. The Department of Environment and Primary Industries has issued advice on planned burns today in the Daylesford, Macedon, Blackwood, Greendale and Trentham areas.

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  3. Forest Burn OffRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | My Mother Lode

    Due to the drought conditions, Stanislaus National Forest officials have called off a prescribed burn that was supposed to be ignited today. Forest Fire Management Official Chris Schow says the recent rain was not enough to allow them to ignite the burn.

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  4. Protection zones the key to bushfiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Yahoo!

    The Bedfordale Bushfire Ready Group co-ordinator and volunteer firefighter says preparing your home for bushfires makes a world of difference to firefighters. "We have to prioritise between which houses are saveable and which are not - the ones that are prepared are saveable in those real dire situations," he said.

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  5. Australia Braces For 'Catastrophic Conditions' As Bushfire Season BeginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | International Business Times

    According to reports, the Climate Council has warned that this year's bushfire season will be extended by months. Experts said some areas of A helicopter dumps water on a bushfire burning in the Grampians bushland in the southeastern Australian state of Victoria, about 300 km west of Melbourne, January 17, 2014.

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  6. Firefighters Pay Tribute to Air Tanker Pilot Geoffrey "Craig" HuntRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | NewsTalk 1530 KFBK

    Hunt was killed when his plane crashed October 7th during the battle against a Yosemite national park wildfire, and Cal Fire's Scott Mclean says his efforts will be remembered today.

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  7. Fire destroys camp in Enfield woodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Chronicle Herald

    Enfield Fire Chief Terry MacAloney said the call came in a bit before 2 a.m. after someone spotted flames, but the caller was some distance away and it was difficult to determine where exactly the fire was. He said the caller thought it was a brush fire, but crews eventually found the burning seven-metre by 10-metre camp in the woods off River Court.

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  8. Dick Spotswood: Tam wildland fire peril must be part of MMWD pesticide decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Marin Independent Journal

    ... isn't necessarily so. Both of the two well-qualified candidates are vague about specifics on how they'll handle wildfire risks if elected. Now is show-and-tell time. One issue has been clarified in the MMWD race. Bragman, who has a year remaining on ...

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  9. Hundreds attend memorial for Cal Fire pilot killed in Yosemite crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KTVU Oakland

    Hundreds of people gathered at a memorial service in San Jose Tuesday morning for a Cal Fire air tanker pilot who perished earlier this month when his plane crashed while responding to a wildfire in Yosemite National Park, a fire official said. The service is meant to celebrate the life of Geoffrey "Craig" Hunt, including a "line of duty death" fire service to honor him, at the Church on the Hill at 500 Sands Drive in San Jose, Cal Fire Battalion Chief Scott McLean said.

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  10. Experts: Temperatures driving appearance of fall colours across Arizona and New MexicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    ... in our day, but at least we'll see the aspen trees come back. It's getting better." The West has been ravaged by wildfire in recent years, in part due to the combination of overgrown forests and worsening drought. While the flames have reduced the ...

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  11. June 27 lava flow resumes advanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2014 | West Hawaii Today

    The leading edge of the June 27 lava flow advanced about 90 feet on Monday, Hawaii County Civil Defense reports. Pu u O o Crater remains filled with thick fume, but recent views with the naked eye and thermal camera confirm that little change has occurred in the crater over recent weeks.

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  12. Sustainable Northwest lands grant to study juniperRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Business Journal

    ... habitat, and ranching and farming business viability east of the Cascades.This tree's only natural enemy is wildfire and it must be selectively removed to improve grazing, increase groundwater supplies, and restore habitat for sensitive species like ...

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  13. Fall colors dot Southwest landscapesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Las Cruces Sun-News

    ... in our day, but at least we'll see the aspen trees come back. It's getting better." The West has been ravaged by wildfire in recent years, in part due to the combination of overgrown forests and worsening drought. While the flames have reduced the ...

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  14. Man Charged With Arson in OC BlazeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | NBC Los Angeles

    Martin David Weel has been arrested on suspicion of starting a brush fire along Santiago Canyon Road in late August. A man already in sheriff's custody to face a vandalism charge has been linked to an arson fire set across the street from Santiago Equestrian Center in Orange County during the late summer, the Orange County Fire Authority said Tuesday.

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  15. TFS warns ill-prepared propertiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Examiner

    FIREFIGHTERS are unlikely to try and save homes and properties during bushfires when resources are stretched if they haven't been cleared of fire fuels or properly maintained. FIREFIGHTERS are unlikely to try and save homes and properties during bushfires when resources are stretched if they haven't been cleared of fire fuels or properly maintained.

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  16. Deer Ridge inmate firefighter crews honoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Local TV Station KTVZ

    ... same nationally certified firefighter training course as their civilian counterparts. They learn the essentials of wildfire behavior, firefighting techniques, communication and safety. Inmates selected for the fire crews are low-risk offenders ...

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  17. Truckee Ranger District to begin fall prescribed fire operationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KRNV-TV Reno

    ... reduction and that smoke produced during a prescribed fire is less intense and of shorter duration than that of a wildfire. Fire is a natural part of the Sierra ecosystem. Our prescribed fire program is very important for the land, the public, and ...

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  18. Fear And Loathing In The Age Of EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Outside the Beltway

    More so than the actual threat that Ebola has posed to the United States since the day that Thomas Eric Duncan, the one disease that has spread like wildfire through the country is fear and paranoia about an unknown disease, a fear that is spread by modern technology and word of mouth and which leads people to take action that, based on all available evidence, is entirely irrational. It's manifested itself in numerous ways over the three weeks that have passed since the first case of Ebola in the United States was diagnosed.

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  19. Dog saves Harold Hill man from fire after he fell asleep cookingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Romford Recorder

    A 67-year-old man slept through his fire alarm as his home filled with smoke after he fell asleep while cooking - but his dog came to the rescue. The man was taken to hospital suffering from smoke inhalation after a burning pan filled his home in Beehive Court, Gubbins Lane, Harold Wood, with fumes.

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  20. Rocky Cape fire scareRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Advocate

    Crews were first alerted to the fire just metres from the Bass Highway near the Rocky Cape Roadhouse about 1.30pm. About 4pm waiting crews had a plan to contain the blaze at a line set up just off Port View Road near the Rocky Cape Roadhouse.

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