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  1. Bushfires: Preparing for the long hot summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Sydney Morning Herald

    Tinder-dry grass, brittle bush and predicted extreme temperatures throughout January and February. You have been warned, so be prepared for bushfires.

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  2. All hands on deckRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Denton Record-Chronicle

    People used any means they could to extinguish a small grass fire near the Diamond T Arena on Sherman Drive on Monday morning in Denton. Denton firefighters arrived soon after to finish extinguishing the blaze.

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  3. Indictment for Santa Cruz man charged in King FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KSBW-TV

    A man previously charged with deliberately starting a huge Northern California wildfire that burned a dozen homes has now been indicted by a grand jury, El Dorado County District Attorney Vern Pierson said Monday. Wayne Allen Huntsman, 37, was indicted this month on one count of arson of forest land, with multiple aggravating factors.

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  4. Bushfire emergency warnings in place for Kyneton, Benalla, LongwoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | ABC News

    Hot weather and a cool gusty change has sparked over 200 fires in Victoria with a number of emergency watches still in place. Residents at Chesney Vale, Winton North, Bungeet and Bungeet West are advised that leaving their homes was the safest option with a fast-moving fire travelling easterly towards the communities.

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  5. Quokka to be kicked out of Arcadia?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | ABC News

    ... ages, it collapses and dies off, leaving a more open landscape where quokka are more vulnerable to predators. Wildfire will rejuvenate that creek zone habitat. Quokka prefer a medium aged bush, aged between 10 to 20 years since burning. The gradual ...

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  6. Bushfire threat eases in Victoria's West WodongaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | ABC News

    Deputy incident controller Tony Long said fire crews had to work very hard to keep the fire within those lines. "On top of that we've got significant issues with trees and embers.

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  7. WK48087 Standard Test Method for Fire Resistance of Utility PolesRead the original story

    Tuesday | ASTM Standardization News

    The purpose of this test method is to determine the structural performance and burning characteristics of wood, metal, composite, or other utility poles exposed to simulated wildland fire conditions. Surface temperature, char development, and structural damage along the pole specimen are reported.

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  8. Yapeen fire burns 100 hectaresRead the original story

    Tuesday | The Courier

    An emergency warning was issued for Yapeen, Strathloddon and Guildford following an out-of-control fire at Midland Highway in Yapeen. The scrub fire was reported to authorities at 4.04pm on Tuesday afternoon and was soon upgraded to out-of-control travelling in an easterly direction of Yapeen.

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  9. Indictment for man charged in huge California fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KRNV-TV Reno

    A man previously charged with deliberately starting a huge Northern California wildfire that burned a dozen homes has now been indicted by a grand jury. El Dorado County District Attorney Vern Pierson announced that 37-year-old Wayne Allen Huntsman was indicted Monday on one count of arson of forest land, with multiple aggravating factors.

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  10. Creighton's Creek Fire Changing CourseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Shepparton News Online

    Emergency services are evacuating residents in Upton Hill, Creightons Creek and Ruffy with a nearby bushfire burning out of control. UPDATE: 7:35 Shepparton police Leading Senior Constable Neil Johnson said the Creighton's Creek fire was about to shift to an easterly direction.

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  11. Emergency warnings issued for Vic firesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | ABC News

    The Country Fire Authority issued an emergency warning for residents of Upton Hill, Creightons Creek and Ruffy, after a fast moving, out-of-control bushfire at Longwood East, near Euroa, took off in windy conditions. The fire was moving southerly towards McLeans Lane and Creightons Creek Road and residents living in the Maggies Lane and Weibye Track area were in particular danger, the CFA said.

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  12. Large fires test crews: Emergency warnings issuedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Bendigo Advertiser

    A spokesperson for the State Control Centre said the suspected cause of the Yapeen fire was a tree across powerlines. UPDATE 6.07PM: An Emergency warning has been issued for an out of control grass fire at Pastoria East, north east of Kyneton.

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  13. West Wodonga fire | Rolling updatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Border Mail

    Emergency services gathered to tackle the blaze at Black Range Road. Picture taken off Plunketts Road looking towards Felltimber Creek Road.

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  14. Vic water bombers join Wodonga fire fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Yahoo!

    Two large water-bombing aircraft have joined the race to protect houses from a bushfire in northeast Victoria before worsening weather arrives. The fire has spread east, burning 170 hectares, and is approaching the urban fringe at West Wodonga, State Control Centre spokeswoman Sophie Griffin says.

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  15. Bushfires fanned by severe winds near SA Barossa ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | ABC News

    A grass fire near Springton is burning east near Cookes Hill, Strachan and Woolford Roads and the Country Fire Service warned it is a danger to public safety. A nearby fire blackened about 1,500 hectares of grass and scrub near Angaston, and was moving toward Mount Karinya and Three Chain Roads.

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  16. Fire crews warn of wind danger in northern VictoriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | ABC News

    Fire officials warn the worst is yet to come for residents who are being threatened by a 170-hectare bushfire burning near West Wodonga, in northern Victoria. Deputy incident controller Tony Long said fire crews had to work very hard to keep the fire within those lines.

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  17. Residents evacuated from approaching fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Seymour Telegraph

    Emergency services are evacuating residents in Upton Hill, Creightons Creek and Ruffy with a nearby bushfire burning out of control. Residents near Upton Hill, Creightons Creek and Ruffy are being evacuated with a bushfire near Longwood East burning out of control.

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  18. Why rumours about the Sydney siege spread on social mediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The New Zealand Herald

    ... a forest fire. Given that breaking news fosters fertile ground for rumours, half-truth and lies to spread like wildfire, there is an imperative for all of us to be mindful of what we hear, see and read before hitting that retweet button. The ...

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  19. Researcher: Salamanders are important to environmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Northern Virginia Daily

    ... to enter the United States - and specifically the Appalachian region - Gratwicke said that it could spread like a wildfire. He noted that prevention would be much better than a cure. Climate change is another major concern for the salamanders ...

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  20. Fired up over Mountains fire resourcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Blue Mountains Gazette

    The NSW Opposition has criticised the state government for failing to allocate any additional firefighters or state-of-the-art tankers to the Blue Mountains ahead of the summer bushfire season. State Opposition Leader John Robertson and Labor Candidate for Blue Mountains Trish Doyle are critical the state government has not allocated any additional firefighters or new tankers to the Blue Mountains as part of its additional fire-fighting resources announced late last month.

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