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  1. TFS warns ill-prepared propertiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Examiner

    FIREFIGHTERS are unlikely to try and save homes and properties during bushfires when resources are stretched if they haven't been cleared of fire fuels or properly maintained. FIREFIGHTERS are unlikely to try and save homes and properties during bushfires when resources are stretched if they haven't been cleared of fire fuels or properly maintained.

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  2. Fall colors dot Southwest landscapesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Las Cruces Sun-News

    ... in our day, but at least we'll see the aspen trees come back. It's getting better." The West has been ravaged by wildfire in recent years, in part due to the combination of overgrown forests and worsening drought. While the flames have reduced the ...

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  3. Deer Ridge inmate firefighter crews honoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Local TV Station KTVZ

    ... same nationally certified firefighter training course as their civilian counterparts. They learn the essentials of wildfire behavior, firefighting techniques, communication and safety. Inmates selected for the fire crews are low-risk offenders ...

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  4. Truckee Ranger District to begin fall prescribed fire operationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KRNV-TV Reno

    ... reduction and that smoke produced during a prescribed fire is less intense and of shorter duration than that of a wildfire. Fire is a natural part of the Sierra ecosystem. Our prescribed fire program is very important for the land, the public, and ...

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  5. Fear And Loathing In The Age Of EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Outside the Beltway

    More so than the actual threat that Ebola has posed to the United States since the day that Thomas Eric Duncan, the one disease that has spread like wildfire through the country is fear and paranoia about an unknown disease, a fear that is spread by modern technology and word of mouth and which leads people to take action that, based on all available evidence, is entirely irrational. It's manifested itself in numerous ways over the three weeks that have passed since the first case of Ebola in the United States was diagnosed.

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  6. Dog saves Harold Hill man from fire after he fell asleep cookingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Romford Recorder

    A 67-year-old man slept through his fire alarm as his home filled with smoke after he fell asleep while cooking - but his dog came to the rescue. The man was taken to hospital suffering from smoke inhalation after a burning pan filled his home in Beehive Court, Gubbins Lane, Harold Wood, with fumes.

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  7. Rocky Cape fire scareRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Advocate

    Crews were first alerted to the fire just metres from the Bass Highway near the Rocky Cape Roadhouse about 1.30pm. About 4pm waiting crews had a plan to contain the blaze at a line set up just off Port View Road near the Rocky Cape Roadhouse.

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  8. Firefighters to mourn pilot killed at YosemiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KRNV-TV Reno

    Firefighters and family members plan to pay tribute to the pilot of an air tanker who crashed into a canyon wall in Yosemite National Park and died while fighting a wildfire. Tuesday's memorial service for 52-year-old pilot Geoffrey "Craig" Hunt comes two weeks after the crash that killed him.

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  9. Target practice with a vengeanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | High Country News

    ... of Natural Resources and Conservation is considering adopting a similar ban after determining that a late-season wildfire was set by such a target. That fire received national notoriety because firefighters ordered a helicopter bucket-drop to douse ...

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  10. Human disturbance the key factor driving changes in eastern forestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Summit County Voice

    Climate change may only be a secondary factor in the changing composition of Eastern forests. Changes in disturbance regimes have had a much bigger impact in the past century or so, according to Marc Abrams, a researcher in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences.

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  11. Wildlandfire.com's E-Store Has Launched Wildlandfire.com is now...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | PRWeb

    ... adjust for their own needs. The site also includes: FireWhat, Inc. is also launching an updated version of their "Wildfire Map" iOS App, which provides users with the most up-to-date fire information available. "Wildfire Map" is the first app of its ...

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  12. Mashpee voters approve restrictions in fertilizer usageRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Cape Cod Times

    Mashpee became the latest town on Cape Cod to regulate its use of nitrogen-based fertilizers after town meeting approved a new bylaw Monday night.

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  13. Magpie electrocuted, flaming corpse starts fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Courier

    A magpie was electrocuted on powerlines near Bacchus Marsh on Tuesday, caught on fire, then sparked a small grass fire. Three units battled the blaze for 10 minutes at the front of the Bacchus Marsh West Golf Club in Maddingley when they were called out at 1.30pm.

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  14. The inspiring Turia wins over Mount Gambier audienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | ABC News

    Known for her courageous spirit and cheeky sense of humour, burns survivor Turia Pitt won over the crowd during an appearance at Mount Gambier's City Hall on Monday night. It was September 2011 when the 25-year-old mining engineer was left with burns to 65 per cent of her body after being trapped by a fire whilst competing in an ultra marathon event in the remote Kimberley region.

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  15. One Acre Vegetation Fire in N. ConcordRead the original story

    Monday | ClayCord.com

    Firefighters are at the scene of a vegetation fire north of state Highway 4 tonight, a Contra Costa County Fire Protection District dispatcher said. Fire crews responded to a report of a fire on Evora Road around 8:30 p.m., the dispatcher said.

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  16. Marking a one-year milestone on a journeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Blue Mountains Gazette

    More than 200 people, including RFS Commissioner Shane Fitzsimmons, attended a moving ceremony last Friday morning at Springwood's Buckland Park to mark the one-year anniversary of the Blue Mountains bushfires. Blue Mountains Citizen of the Year and St Thomas Aquinas Primary School principal Serge Rosato speaks from the heart at the anniversary of the Blue Mountains bushfires recognition event at Bucklands Park, Springwood on October 17. Paying their respects: Senator Doug Cameron, Member for Macquarie Louise Markus, Fire and Rescue NSW Commissioner Greg Mullins, RFS Commissioner Shane Fitzsimmons, Member for Blue Mountains Roza Sage and NSW Minister for Human Services and Western Sydney Marise Payne.

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  17. Bushfire hero Serge Rosato awarded medal from the PopeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Blue Mountains Gazette

    St Thomas Aquinas school principal Serge Rosato was honoured with a "rare" medal from the Pope on Friday during a moving service at the school to commemorate a year on from the fires. Principal Serge Rosato shares a light moment before the ceremony with Faulconbridge brigade volunteer Vincent Hurley.

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  18. Further hazard reduction laws on the wayRead the original story

    Monday | Blue Mountains Gazette

    Electricity companies will be able to enter private property to remove fire hazards and bill the homeowners, under legal changes designed to prevent a repeat of the destructive Blue Mountains bushfires. Electricity companies will be able to enter private property to remove fire hazards and bill the homeowners, under legal changes designed to prevent a repeat of the destructive Blue Mountains bushfires.

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  19. Mt Victoria stops to rememberRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Blue Mountains Gazette

    Their friends no longer live beside them but they have not been forgotten by the residents of St Georges Parade in Mt Victoria. Residents of St Georges Parade and nearby Closeburn Drive at the unveiling of the memorial plaque and bench on Friday.

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  20. Police and fire officers attending a house fire in London Road, NeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | IcNetwork

    Being shot at with an air rifle and pelted with stones, bottles and bricks are just some of the attacks experienced by fire fighters across Wales, union bosses have said. New figures obtained by Plaid Cymru via a Freedom of Information request revealed a shocking catalogue of physical and verbal attacks on Welsh firefighters.

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