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  1. Sitgreaves Complex fire reaches total of 11,080 acres, fire managers say forest health improvedRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Williams

    ... a fraction of the average cost per acre of suppressing wildfires. Since 2008, the average cost per acre for a large wildfire managed for suppression has been between $1,500 and $2,500 per acre. The Sitgreaves Complex cost about $55 per acre to ...


  2. Park helps veterans learn firefightingRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Grand Canyon News

    25. Loretta Yerian/WGCN Grand Canyon National Park Fire Archeologist, Jeremy Pribyl and Veteran's Fire Corp Team Leader Wesley Adams help build relatoinships between organizations. Loretta Yerian/WGCN GRAND CANYON, Ariz.


  3. Containment of wildfire at Johnson Bar is now at 65%Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | KLEW-TV Lewiston

    The Johnson Bar fire is now up to 65% containment. It's spread across just over 13,000 acres.


  4. Hold your fire on burning offRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Central Western Daily

    TODAY marks the start of the fire season and the Rural Fire Service officials are reminding residents no burning off can take place without a permit. STARTS TODAY: Rural Fire Service infrustructure and assets officer Steve Smith reminds landowners today is the start of the bushfire season and permits are required for burning off.


  5. California burns through $209-million wildfire budget, taps $70 million moreRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    ... the King fire in El Dorado County on Sept. 18. (Randall Benton / Sacramento Bee) California has burned through its wildfire-fighting budget -- $209 million -- just as it faces what is historically the worst of the fire season. And the state already ...


  6. Arsonist Suspected of Setting 23 Fires in Washington StateRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | ABC News

    ... any suspicious persons and keep an eye on their security cameras. The Northwest is in the midst of a dangerous wildfire season. Greg Godfrey, an assistant chief of Spokane County Fire District #8, worked in California when a fellow firefighter was ...


  7. California Exhausts Initial Firefighting Budget Before Entering Wildfire SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | CBS Local

    SEPTEMBER 16: A firefighter cools off hot spots in the remains of a destroyed home on September 16, 2014 in Weed, California. Fueled by high winds, a fast-moving wildfire swept through the town of Weed yesterday afternoon, burning 100 structures that included the high school and a lumber mill.


  8. Global Warming Fueled Australian Heat Waves And...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | RedOrbit

    ... would suffer hot spring temperatures. USA Today reports that the heat also helped to fuel several ferocious wildfire outbreaks in 2013. The data also revealed that this record breaking year would have been virtually impossible without the influence ...


  9. Fungus Threatens Crop Production At Mexican,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | RedOrbit

    ... to die out. White halo fungus helps keep coffee rust at bay, and without it the fungus had started to spread like wildfire. The two fungi are part of a complex coffee plant ecosystem that also includes the ant Azteca instabilis and another coffee ...


  10. Fire season adds up to timber lossRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Castanet.net

    A RCMP officer puts up police tape as flames from a forest fire are seen burning on a hillside in West Kelowna, B.C., early Friday, July, 18, 2014. Over 2500 residents of the area were evacuated when the fire suddenly grew in size threatening nearby homes.


  11. Forest fire season was 3rd worse on record for B.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CBC News

    The largest fire of the year occurred near the Chelaslie River near Burns Lake, consuming 1,330 square kilometres. It's still burning, but 75 per cent contained.


  12. Climate detectives reveal handprint of human caused climate change in AustraliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Science Daily

    Australia's hottest year on record in 2013 along with the accompanying droughts, heat waves and record-breaking seasons of that year was virtually impossible without the influence of human-caused global warming, scientists say. Australia's hottest year on record in 2013 along with the accompanying droughts, heat waves and record-breaking seasons of that year was virtually impossible without the influence of human-caused global warming.


  13. Grant made available to Oracle FirewiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Copper Basin News

    In an unanimous vote, the Pinal County Board of Supervisors approved a Secured Rural Schools Title III Grant for the Oracle Firewise Board. The grant was in the amount of $63,000 and is made available to any Firewise community in Pinal County.


  14. Forecast: Passing downpoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2013 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    ... and stranded on the mountain. Helpful rains and more than 8,000 firefighters brought solid advances against a huge wildfire in Northern California as evacuations dwindled and the number of threatened homes was reduced from thousands to just a... ...


  15. Stranded in the Deep Dark Woods. Rescued by Black Men with Guns.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Kos

    ... to remove densely packed trees of varying sizes; these were the "ladder fuels" that would feed a catastrophic wildfire. The controlled burn removed even more fuel. What remained were well spaced older trees with plenty of room to grow. Grass now ...


  16. Near-record timber losses for B.C. fire seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | GlobalNews

    An overheated forest fire season in British Columbia resulted in a near-record loss of timber - the third highest total since 1950 when the government started keeping track. Chief provincial fire information officer Kevin Skrepnek said Monday 1,424 fires consumed more than 3,590 square kilometres of forest this season.


  17. How to Prepare Your Children for Natural DisastersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Newswise

    If an earthquake hit tomorrow, would you be prepared? What would you do if a hurricane or wild fire was headed toward your community and you only had a few hours' notice to grab your belongings and evacuate? How would you handle situations like these with your children? September is National Preparedness Month and the Great American ShakeOut is Oct. 16, a reminder that disasters often happen with little or no warning. That's why it's important for families to have a plan in place for before a traumatic event occurs.


  18. Fires in Papua, Indonesia and New GuineaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Science, Industry and Business

    ... Response Team. Caption: NASA/Goddard, Lynn Jenner with information from NASA Study Says Climate Adds Fuel to Asian Wildfire Emissions Palm oil is increasingly grown for use as a cooking oil and biofuel, while also replacing trans fats in processed ...


  19. Mountain pine beetles get a bad rap for wildfiresRead the original story

    Yesterday | Science Blog

    ... opportunity for the research team to begin to answer the question: Do the two disturbances, beetle attacks and wildfire, together change the ecological response of the forest to fire? Fortunately for the team, among the burned areas studied were ...


  20. EDITORIAL: Smoke damageRead the original story

    Yesterday | Telegram

    It's a read-between-the lines document that found no fire, but more smoke than can be ignored. And it's already claimed its first victim.