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  1. Province defends shift from Martin Mars water bombersRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Chilliwack Times

    ... halt B.C.'s use of the veteran Martin Mars water bombers in favour of newer aircraft to fight wildfires. The B.C. Wildfire Management Branch responded as campaigners closed in on a target of 20,000 signatures on a petition urging the premier to ...

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  2. Firefighting costs soar as warming worsens wildfiresRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Battle Creek Enquirer

    ... and expenses related to watershed damage - can dwarf firefighting costs, she added. The report comes as the largest wildfire in Washington-state history continues to blaze, and a total of 26 fires are burning almost a million acres in the western ...

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  3. Still smoky out there: Update on Coconino firesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Bugle

    ... the heaviest smoke impacts," says Rick Miller, Fire Management officer on the Flagstaff Ranger District. "With any wildfire, we develop and implement a clear strategy. We determine boundaries where control lines will be effective and safe for ...

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  4. Fire season in West expected to get more intenseRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | KIRO-TV Seattle

    In this July 22, 2014 photo, a wildfire burns in Morgan County, Utah. Fire investigators believe lightning ignited the Tunnel Hollow Fire.

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  5. Obama Declares Emergency As Huge Fires Burn In Washington StateRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | WNYC-AM New York

    Fires are still raging in Washington state, where officials hope rain might help them contain the large fires - but there's also a chance that heavy rainfall could trigger flooding and mudslides.

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  6. Southern California wildfire burns 78 acresRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | KMPH-TV Fresno

    Firefighters are making progress against a wildfire that's burned 78 acres of brush in the inland region east of Los Angeles.

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  7. Rain won't extinguish huge Washington wildfireRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Tri-cityherald.com

    ... MEYER / THE SEATTLE TIMES. - Thunderstorms are expected to drop up to half an inch of rain Wednesday on the largest wildfire in the state's history. But that won't be enough to extinguish the flames. "It takes a lot more than that," said Andrew ...

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  8. Firefighters hold line in Washington as experts wa...Read the original story

    7 hrs ago | WHTC

    Firefighters were holding the line on Wednesday against the largest wildfire in Washington state's history, as scientists warned that such blazes across the Western United States were becoming hotter, larger and more dangerous.

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  9. Wildfire Continues to Grow; Containment at 50 PercentRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Update: A brush fire that started at Sabina Drive and Ballinger Road in the Aguanga area has blackened 78 acres and is 50 percent contained, with full containment expected by midnight, a county fire department spokeswoman says.

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  10. Wildfires cause needRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Mercer Island Reporter

    On Sunday, it became the largest wildfire in the history of our state as 300,000 acres - the equivalent of 470 square miles and counting have burned so far - stretching from Kittitas County to Okanogan County and even further east to Spokane County.

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  11. Riverside forest fire threatened power linesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Agassiz Harrison Observer

    ... kept fire crews busy last Thursday and Friday. While the fire was first reported to be about three hectares, the BC Wildfire Management Branch confirmed on Friday it was six hectares. It was burning through steep terrain, four kilometers from the ...

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  12. Western wildfires burn through firefighting budgetsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

    As 26 major wildfires currently rage across the American West - 18 of them in Oregon and Washington - they're rapidly burning through firefighting budgets as well.

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  13. Forest Service expands ban on exploding targetsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | KSFY

    The U.S. Forest Service has banned exploding targets in southern Idaho, southwestern Wyoming, Nevada, Utah and a small portion of eastern California because of wildfire and public safety concerns.

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  14. Brush fire burning south of Boise near Cole RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | KBCI CBS 2

    The fire is burning off Cole Road south of the Interstate. Several fire trucks and engines are responding to the area.

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  15. Exploding shooting targets banned from 12 U.S. national forestsRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Reuters

    ... Service's Northern Region. Also in May a ban on the targets was put in place running until October - covering peak wildfire season - on land managed by the BLM in Idaho, Oregon and Washington. Exploding targets contain chemicals that mix to produce ...

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  16. Sierra Nevada Corporation Selected to Provide Multi-Mission Aircraft to ColoradoRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | PRWeb

    ... the aircraft features a communications system that allows the air crew to send collected information to all wildfire response personnel using the Colorado Wildfire Information Management System (CO-WIMS). CO-WIMS, developed by SNC's team member, ...

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  17. Wildfire Growing Fast; Zero ContainmentRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Patch.com

    A fire that broke out today near Aguanga spread to 60 acres within an hour but posed no immediate danger to homes in the area.

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  18. Storm drops hail, rain on Washington wildfireRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | KING-TV Seattle

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Thunderstorms were dropping heavy hail and rain Wednesday on the largest on the largest wildfire in the state's history, but officials say that won't be enough to extinguish the flames.

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  19. Watermelon Hill fire 100% containedRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | KHQ-TV Spokane

    UPDATE: Watermelon Hill fire is now 100% contained. 4 hand crews and 1 engine strike team will continue to mop up for the next few days.

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  20. America Is Burning: The Fight Against Wildfires Gets RealRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Men's Journal

    ... don't see these kinds of conditions until late in September," says Captain Richard Cordova of Cal Fire, the state's wildfire-fighting agency. "It caught a lot of people off guard." It probably won't catch anyone off guard next year, though, because ...

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