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  1. Wildfire illuminates night sky over Cape TownRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Mashable

    Hundreds of people have been forced to evacuate their homes in the South African city of Cape Town, as a wildfire burning for four days continued to threaten homes on Wednesday. Around 500 people have been temporarily displaced by the blaze that began on Sunday, and has raged on despite rain and ceaseless work by firefighters.

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  2. Hundreds evacuated as wildfire in South Africa burns onRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    About 500 people fled their homes in South Africa's city of Cape Town as a wildfire defied rain and firefighters with smoke and flames rising for a fourth day Wednesday. Three homes were destroyed and five more were damaged overnight by the fire that illuminated the night sky around Table Mountain National Park in a red and orange glow, an emergency spokeswoman said.

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  3. New Kings County open burning bylaw meant to stop nuisance fires, educate residentsRead the original story

    Wednesday | Nova News Now

    The newly amended County of Kings Open Burning and Smoke Control Bylaw doesn't deprive residents from having an outdoors wood fire - under certain circumstances. The document is intended to be an educational and nuisance fire prevention tool that calls on those who set fires to do so responsibly and be prepared to put them out if required.

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  4. Tasmania bushfire burns out of control, but emergency level downgradedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Age

    An out-of-control bushfire continued to burn in northern Tasmania on Wednesday night, but the emergency level was downgraded as it moved east of the town where it threatened homes. The Tasmanian Fire Service showed properties to the east of Lefroy, near George Town, could still be at risk as crews worked into the night to establish containment lines.

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  5. Yarnell Hill Memorial Board concerned about public accessRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Daily Courier

    ... The Granite Mountain Hotshots perished on state trust lands just west of Yarnell while battling the Yarnell Hill wildfire on June 30, 2013. The Legislature created the board to buy some of the trust land, figure out what kind of memorial might be ...

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  6. RECLAIMED: Local artist builds beds using wildfire remainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Daily Courier

    Les Stukenberg/The Daily Courier Brandon Paris, a Prescott Valley artist, has started making beds from Alligator Juniper trees that have burned in Arizona wildfires. Paris plans on donating 10 percent of the sale of each bed to the Arizona Wildfire Academy, which begins Saturday, March 7, this year.

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  7. Bushfire threat easesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Mercury

    RESIDENTS of small northern town Lefroy breathed a sigh of relief when a big, out-of-control bushfire bypassed their homes last night. The town and surrounding areas were blanketed in heavy smoke for much of the afternoon and came under ember attack late in the day before the fire was downgraded to a watch and act alert at 7pm.

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  8. An exercise in exerciseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Mercury

    University of Tasmania students Kalia Perry and Clare Goss with Stephen Stone and paddler Luke O'Garey during the clinical exercise. Picture: ROSS MARSDEN EXERCISE physiologists at the University of Tasmania have conducted world-first water trials to determine the lactate thresholds of kayakers.

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  9. Cape Town wildfire: Pictures reveal devastation as fire rips through mountainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Independent

    Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies The true extent of the devastation caused by a wildfire ripping through Cape Town, South Africa, for a third day running has been revealed in dramatic pictures.

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  10. Lefroy fire threat downgraded | PhotosRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Examiner

    UPDATE 8.20pm: The threat level of a bushfire burning uncontrolled east of Lefroy has been downgraded to watch and act by the Tasmania Fire Service. The evacuation centre at George Town Memorial Hall will remain open until the Tasmania Fire Service has completed an assessment of the area.

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  11. .com | Cape Town fire's path 'like Mordor'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | News24

    ... is also a master's student at the University of Cape Town. After researching his options, he discovered Volunteer Wildfire Services (VWS), an emergency service organisation that combats runaway fires in Cape Town. After attending a recruitment ...

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  12. Homes under threat by fire near George TownRead the original story

    Wednesday | The Advocate

    AN EMERGENCY warning has been issued for a bushfire burning out of control at Beechford Road, Lefroy in the state's North-East. AN EMERGENCY warning has been issued for a bushfire burning out of control at Beechford Road, Lefroy in the state's North-East.

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  13. Forester: Smokey Bear's lesson was too effectiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Bluffton Today

    ... legacy is that several generations of Americans view forest fires as universally destructive." The Smokey Bear Wildfire Prevention campaign, created in 1944, is the longest running public service advertising campaign in the nation's history. With ...

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  14. No smoke alarms installed in Greene courthouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Kinston Free Press

    Greene County Commissioner Bennie Heath said on Tuesday he raised questions during Monday night's meeting concerning the fire that broke out in the older section of the courthouse on Feb. 20. "My question was, did we have appropriate smoke detectors in the old courthouse," he said, "and is there a way to put in an alarm system that will alert, perhaps, the dispatch center in the new Justice Center." Snow Hill Fire Chief Linwood Bunn said there were no smoke alarms installed in the older building.

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  15. Bill to extinguish fires reaches R3mRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Iol.co.za

    ... staff and volunteers have been working with Table Mountain National Park, Working On Fire and the Volunteer Wildfire Services to battle blazes in five key priority areas: Hout Bay, Chapman's Peak, Clovelly, Lakeside and the Tokai Plantation. An ...

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  16. Superb lyrebird a natural firefighterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Bendigo Advertiser

    New research has revealed the iconic songbird reduces the risk of bushfire by spreading dry leaf litter and digging safe havens that help other species survive fires. The lyrebird's foraging reduces forest fuel loads, which in turn can reduce the risk of life-threatening fires, researchers from La Trobe University have found.

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  17. Battle to contain huge fire rages onRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Iol.co.za

    ... San Michelle Old Age Home on Monday have returned home. Donations will be allocated equally between the Volunteer Wildfire Services and SANparks Firefighting initiatives. The money will be handed over at the end of March. Cyclists on the Cycle Tour ...

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  18. Who needs 1800 square metres of living? 650 will doRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | NEWS.com.au

    Salisbury Mayor Gillian Aldridge says a plan to rezone parts of Gulfview Heights and Salisbury Heights will benefit the area. File picture: Calum Robertson SALISBURY Council has approved a contentious plan to rezone parts of Salisbury Heights and Gulfview Heights to cut back the minimum block size by more than half.

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  19. Bushfire emergency in state's NorthRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Mercury

    The Tasmania Fire Service warns fire will put the Beechford Rd area at high risk within the next 30 minutes. The TFS says the fire will be difficult to control and warns residents that smoke and ash will make it difficult to see and breathe.

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  20. South Africa: Wildfire destroys 5 homes in Cape TownRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Times of India

    Fire fighters, left, battle a fire near the town of Hout Bay. South African firefighters say they are battling to control a wildfire that has burned down five homes in Cape Town's southern peninsula.

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