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  1. Arizona fireworks laws: Maricopa and Pima countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2014 | The Arizona Republic

    ... and Pima counties. Municipalities in Arizona's other counties can ban the use of fireworks, primarily because of wildfire concerns. Republic reporters test the fun factor of several types of fireworks legal to use in Arizona from June 24 to July 6. ...

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  2. Night-flying helicopters more readily available to countyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | The Coast News

    ... working tirelessly and cooperatively to improve emergency response capabilities before disaster strikes." "When a wildfire comes we have to be focused on results and saving lives, not jurisdictional boundaries drawn on a map," Faulconer said. ...

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  3. " Small explosion at Dal ACRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Truro Daily News

    RCMP and Bible Hill Fire responded to a report of a small explosion shortly after 1:30 p.m. on the second floor of the Cox Institute of Agricultural Technology building. Alarm bells rang out around the building, with a small number of evacuees waiting outside on the lawn and around the Langille Athletic Centre.

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  4. Parker: Justice gets burned in California wildfire investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | The Columbian

    ... 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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  5. Outdoor activities for the holiday season on Long IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Newsday

    Rich Daly, 34, of Mastic Beach, demonstrates ice sculpting at Nassau County's pop-up Christmas Village at the Milburn Pond Park in Baldwin. Photo Credit: Anthony Lanzilote Rich Daly, 34, of Mastic Beach, demonstrates ice sculpting at Nassau County's pop-up Christmas Village at the Milburn Pond Park in Baldwin.

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  6. Santa Takes His Fire Truck Tour Through Coventry on SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Patch.com

    Santa's annual tradition of hopping aboard a fire truck and visiting Coventry neighborhoods continues on Sunday, Dec. 21, though he won't be making the rounds in the Central Coventry Fire District due to ongoing financial issues. But Santa, undeterred, will still be making stops in the Western Coventry and Hopkins Hill fire districts. 1 comment

  7. FAA Grants Trimblea s UX5 Commercial UAS ExemptionRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Directions Magazine

    ... crop analysis, terrain modeling, volume calculations, mine mapping, tree height calculations, disaster relief, wildfire monitoring, livestock management, wildlife management and ranch mapping to mention a few. If your project requires high ...

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  8. California caper: Where there's smoke, there's fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Lowell Sun

    ... 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. Nonprofit only reaching 1,500 families this year compared to 3,000 in past years, officials saidRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Gazette.net

    Cpl. Clinton Burns of the Prince George's County Sheriff's Department, tosses canned goods to Deputy Sheriff Lakisha Brooks on Dec. 10 as they and other police and firefighters prepare holiday food baskets for families in need at the Bunker Hill Fire Station in Brentwood. One of about 1,500 holiday food baskets for families in need prepared Dec. 10 at the Bunker Hill Fire Station in Brentwood.

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  10. Study: Huge wildfire supports need for controlled burnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | KSBW-TV

    A fierce wildfire that scorched part of Yosemite National Park burned less intensely in places that had fires in recent years - a finding that researchers said Wednesday supports a belief that controlled burning often curtails extreme fires. The U.S. Forest Service study focused on areas of the Rim Fire that burned 400 square miles in Stanislaus National Forest, Yosemite's backcountry and private timber land.

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  11. Talk About a WildfireRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Sunshine State News

    ... 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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  12. Residents flee as wind fans Wangaratta blazeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Border Mail

    Bob and Jane Derrick survey the damage to their Boweya property, including a shed near their house, after a bushfire tore through the area north-west of Wangaratta. Picture: MATTHEW SMITHWICK Stewart Kreltszheim, incident controller of the bushfire burning near the Warby Ranges north-west of Wangaratta, holds an information meeting at the emergency relief centre at the HP Barr Reserve, Wangaratta.

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  13. Dilley waived for court on arson chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Ridgway Record

    Jon Frederick Dilley, 54, of Ridgway, waived his preliminary hearing before Magisterial District Judge George A. "Tony" King Wednesday morning and is scheduled to be arraigned at county court on Jan. 5. Dilley faces felony charges of arson and risking catastrophe and lesser related offenses stemming from an incident involving a large brush fire on Sept.

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  14. Crews halt spread of Mia Mia blaze in VictoriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | ABC News

    Fire officials have managed to contain a fast-moving grass fire which sparked an emergency warning at Mia Mia, south of Heathcote, but still hold concerns for two other fires which have burning since Monday. Two large air tankers stationed at Avalon Airport were called in t o help fight the Mia Mia fire and did "a fantastic job" to help contain the fire, Emergency Services Commissioner Craig Lapsley said.

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  15. UH Manoa develops model for lava smokeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | KITV-TV

    Though the lava flow on the Big Island burns hundreds of miles away, University of Hawaii professor Steven Businger can track the smoke without leaving his office in Manoa. Businger and PhD students created a smoke model which incorporates emissions and weather conditions to see how far the smoke travels and how thick it is.

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  16. USGS scientists track smoke from lavaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | KITV-TV

    As the lava continues to flow through vegetation, University of Hawaii scientists and students have developed a model to track the smoke and where it goes. diego 1: 04 - 1:16 - JUST A COUPLE OF WEEKS AQO THIS WAS As the lava continues to flow through vegetation, University of Hawaii scientists and students have developed a model to track the smoke and where it goes.

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  17. Forest fire hazard season endsRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    The fall forest fire hazard season officially ended Monday, but officials with the Kentucky Division of Forestry continue to urge caution when conducting any kind of outdoor burning.

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  18. Even in restored forests, extreme weather strongly influences wildfire's impactsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Science Daily

    ... edited for content and length. Lydersen, J.M.; North, M.P.; Collins, B.M. Severity of an uncharacteristically large wildfire, the Rim Fire, in forests with relatively restored frequent fire regimes . Forest Ecology and Management , 2014; 328, ...

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  19. Standard covers direct flame impingement of exterior vents.Read the original story

    Jul 17, 2014 | ThomasNet

    ... building code officials in areas where performance criteria have been established for ventilation products used in wildfire-prone areas. Adopted in 2005, Chapter 7A of the California Building Code describes provisions for attic vents for new ...

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  20. Fighting fire with scienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | PressReleasePoint

    ... convective plume above a bushfire contributes to the spread of a fire through spotting, especially in an intense wildfire scenario such as the Black Saturday fires. "This project will begin to answer critical questions about the interaction of these ...

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