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  1. Learning from nature's bestRead the original story

    Wednesday | Nature

    ... The cones of the knobcone pine ( Pinus attenuata ) only open their scales to drop seeds in the extreme heat of a wildfire. Researchers have developed smart materials with woollen spikes that are sensitive to relative humidity. The wool spikes open ...

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  2. Report says beetles don't make forests more likely to burnRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Canon City Daily Record Newspaper

    In this June 24, 2013, file photo, dead, brown, beetle-killed trees mix with live trees as a wildfire burns west of Creede. Mountain pine beetles have left vast tracts of dead, dry trees in the West, raising fears of far-reaching wildfires, but a 2015 University of Colorado study has found no evidence the bugs are making fires spread farther.

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  3. La Luz Volunteer Fire Department offers EMSRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Alamogordo Daily News

    La Luz Assistant Fire Chief Will Skaggs arranged the department's fleet Monday morning as part of a promotional effort to attract more volunteers. The department will begin providing its own medical services on April 1 but is struggling with low membership.

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  4. Piedmonter/Montclarion letters: Prevention key to firefightingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Inside Bay Area

    We as the board for Friends of Montclair RR Trail park volunteers are concerned about what the City will do to prevent wildfire and to protect the residents and properties in the Oakland hills. High fire danger remains a persistent threat and, with the end of the Wildfire Prevention Assessment District, it could become an even greater danger.

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  5. Critical fire weather triggers red flag warning this afternoon in Lubbock areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    A red flag warning was issued for this afternoon and evening in Lubbock and much of the area as critical fire weather conditions are expected ahead of a cold front. The warning is effective from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday in Lubbock, Lynn, Garza, Floyd, Motley, Cottle, Dickens, King, Kent and Stonewall counties, according to the National Weather Service in Lubbock.

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  6. Molotov cocktail thrown at pro-life protesters outside Austin Planned ParenthoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Washington Times

    A 52-year-old Austin woman faces felony assault charges after she allegedly threw an ignited Molotov cocktail toward a group of pro-life protesters outside a Planned Parenthood facility Monday night. Melanie Marie Toney eventually admitted to police that she threw an object that "might" have been smoldering from her vehicle toward the Planned Parenthood facility at 201 E. Ben White Blvd. She did not say whether she was aiming for the facility or the protesters, and her motive remains unclear, the Austin American-Statesman reported .

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  7. Study: Beetles don't make forests more likely to burnRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Columbian

    Mountain pine beetles have left vast tracts of dead, dry trees in the West, raising fears that they're more vulnerable to wildfire outbreaks, but a new study found no evidence that bug-infested forests are more likely to burn than healthy ones. In a paper released Monday, University of Colorado researchers said weather and terrain are bigger factors in determining whether a forest will burn than beetle invasions.

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  8. DOJ investigating subsidies for solar projects: Oregon environment newsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Oregonian

    ... free and open to the public. A new study indicates mountain pine beetle-infested forests are no more vulnerable to wildfire than healthy ones. The University of Colorado study published Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, ...

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  9. San Diego County Wildfire Sparked By Teenage Girl, Judge RulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Switched

    A California judge ruled on Tuesday that a teenage girl sparked a wildfire that scorched roughly 2,000 acres and destroyed some 40 structures north of San Diego last May, officials said. A San Diego Superior Court judge issued true findings, equivalent to guilty verdicts in an adult court, on three counts of arson and one misdemeanor fire charge against the 14-year-old girl in connection with the so-called Cocos Fire, San Diego County District Attorney spokeswoman Tanya Sierra said.

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  10. Tube Watch: Scorpion - Young Hearts Spark FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Transbuddha.com

    Team Scorpion is hired to find a church group of lost hikers in the Los Angeles wilderness who have been missing for 36 hours. The situation is further complicated when the team's helicopter goes down starting a wildfire that quickly spreads.

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  11. Hexis Cyber Solutions Executives to Join Fellow Threat Intelligence...Read the original story

    Wednesday | GlobeNewswire

    ... enhancements and functionality including integration with Palo Alto Networks' leading Next Generation Firewall and Wildfire advanced threat solutions. WHEN: Ignite 2015 will take place March 30 through April 1, 2015 at the Cosmopolitan Hotel in Las ...

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  12. South Brunswick Police: Controlled Burn Will Create Smoke in Kingston Area WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Patch.com

    ... areas that are prone to fire, or that may be located in a position where we feel we can defend against an oncoming wildfire," the website said.

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  13. Mother Dog Digs Hole to Save 9 Puppies From Massive FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

    A dog in Chile saved her nine puppies when a forest fire broke out by digging a hole and burying the pooches inside it. A rescue crew managed to find the dogs after witnesses say they spotted the mama dog digging the hole as flames began to erupt.

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  14. Grass fire destroys about 40 acres in Livingston CountyRead the original story

    Wednesday | WSJV-TV South Bend

    Chief Mark Schroeder of the Unadilla Township Fire Department says the blaze began shortly before 12:30 p.m. Tuesday in an area being bulldozed by a Michigan Department of Natural Resources' employee. Schroeder says a spark may have come off the employee's tractor and started the fire.

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  15. Prescott City Council budget workshop will focus on community 'Firewise' safetyRead the original story

    Wednesday | The Daily Courier

    ... discussion this past week, when asked to comment on Prescott Division Chief Darrell Willis' claim that the city's wildfire-prevention efforts are currently at a "barebones" level. Earlier this month, Willis cited a disagreement over the city's 2014 ...

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  16. Bark Beetles May Not Add to U.S. West's Wildfire WoesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Scientific American

    Forests in Western U.S. states that have been ravaged by mountain pine beetles are no more likely to be consumed by wildfires than forests unaffected by the insects, a new study by scientists in Colorado has found. DENVER, March 24 - Forests in Western U.S. states that have been ravaged by mountain pine beetles are no more likely to be consumed by wildfires than forests unaffected by the insects, a new study by scientists in Colorado has found.

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  17. Beetle-damaged forests not more likely to burnRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | TheDenverChannel

    Mountain pine beetles have left vast tracts of dead, dry trees in the West, raising fears that they're more vulnerable to wildfire outbreaks, but a new study found no evidence that bug-infested forests are more likely to burn than healthy ones. University of Colorado researchers say weather and terrain are bigger factors in determining whether a forest will burn than beetle invasions.

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  18. Teen convicted of setting destructive San Diego County fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Journal Gazette

    A judge on Tuesday found a 14-year-old girl guilty of arson for igniting a branch in her backyard that caused last year's devastating wildfire in San Diego County.

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  19. SA Government commits to future of Bundaleer ForestRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | ABC News

    The South Australian Government has committed to replanting 150 hectares of a forest, in the state's mid north, destroyed by bushfire. Fire destroyed 450 hectares of the Bundaleer Forest, south of Jamestown, in January 2013 leaving an estimated area of 100 hectares.

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  20. 14-year-old girl found guilty in last year's San Diego wildfireRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | CBC News

    In this May 15, 2014 file photo, a mountaintop home burns in the Cocos wildfire in San Marcos, Calif. A judge has found a 14-year-old girl guilty of arson for igniting a branch that caused last year's devastating wildfire in San Diego County.

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