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  1. Sleepy Tracy bear released back into the wildRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KCRA-TV Sacramento

    ... and Tracy Fire Department, who were instrumental in securing this happy ending," the Department of Fish and Wildfire wrote in a Facebook post. On Wednesday evening, the 175-pound bear was part of quite an ordeal after she was stuck in a tree for ...

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  2. Former Fla. Firefighter Suspected in Arson StringRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | FireHouse.com

    March 25--A woman who fought fires for the Laurel Hill and Dorcus volunteer departments is facing 20 years in prison for arson. Brittney Vanhoose, 23, was taken into custody Wednesday in Wilmington, Ohio, on a charge of first degree arson, according to Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Michele Nicholson.

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  3. Last year’s fires should bring a springtime of tasty mushroomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Seattle Times

    ... I rambled through deadfall, up and down gullies, I became hyper-focused on finding mushrooms. Covering miles over wildfire terrain may not sound like fun, but it was exhilarating. Remember the excitement at childhood Easter egg hunts? Well, this is ...

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  4. One rejection... the departure of Zayn MalikRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Independent.ie

    ... Australian dancer Courtney Webb sold a story and pictures of a sleeping Zayn beside her that went on to spread like wildfire around the world. Zayn, who was already in a long-term relationship with pop starlet Perrie, was left shaken, and no doubt ...

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  5. Predicting fire-based perennial bunchgrass mortality in big sagebrush plant communitiesRead the original story

    Thursday | CSIRO Publishing

    ... percent char, depth of burn and soil colour for 174 bunchgrasses across four ecological sites after a 65 000 ha wildfire in south-east Oregon and assessed plant mortality. Mortality was correlated with post-fire soil colour and ecological site; soil ...

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  6. SA people still ignoring bushfire warningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | NEWS.com.au

    A MAN lost the lower half of his left leg when he got tangled in a rope and dragged into a tree mulcher while preparing for the arrival of Cyclone Nathan. A FATHER-SON duo have been sentenced to jail for a 'dangerous and brutal' group bashing that left the victim unconscious with extensive injuries.

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  7. Gidgegannup bushfire: Firefighters battle out-of-control blazeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Age

    Residents of Gidgegannup have been warned to ready themselves to defend their property or leave, as a Watch and Act has been issued for the area. A Department of Fire and Emergency Services spokesman said there was a possible threat to lives and homes and conditions are changing.

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  8. Massive air and land bid to stop out-of-control Toodyay bushfireRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Age

    Department of Fire and Emergency Services media spokesman Russell Jones told Fairfax Media three fixed-wing bombers, two Heli-tacs and 15 units carrying about 50 crew members were fighting the fire near Toodyay Road in the Morangup region. The out-of-control and unpredictable fire was reported just before noon on Thursday and is burning near private properties and bushland.

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  9. Blue Mountains council: call for 10/50 tree-clearing law to be tightenedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Age

    The Blue Mountains City Council has joined resident groups in Sydney to renew calls for the tightening of land-clearing laws that have enabled many home owners to clear nearby bushland without a permit. The so-called 10/50 clearing code allows people living in bushfire-prone areas to fell trees within 10 metres of any house and clear other vegetation out to 50 metres to reduce fire hazards.

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  10. Cal OES Transfers First Five of Twenty-Five Additional Fire Engines...Read the original story

    Wednesday | San Diego NewsCape

    The California Governor's Office of Emergency Services will transfer the first five, of twenty-five additional Type-III Wildland Fire Engines to local fire departments. These engines were purchased as a result of the 2003 Governor's Blue Ribbon Commission and Governor Brown's commitment to the ongoing Drought and fire issues.

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  11. Firefighters tackle Blaenavon grass fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | South Wales Argus

    A crew from Abersychan attended after an area of bracken which was reported well alight at Pwlldu at 3.04pm this afternoon.

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  12. Fire weather conditions linger after cold frontRead the original story

    Wednesday | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Residents are urged to avoid activities that could spark a grass fire, including flicking cigarettes from vehicles, burning trash or welding outside as fire weather conditions linger on the South Plains. A cold front was expected to reach Lubbock by 8 p.m., bringing blowing dust and wind gusts up to 50 mph.

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  13. Denis Smith's Ball of Light Sampson Flat bushfire light-painting photograph.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | ABC News

    Denis Smith's Ball of Light Sampson Flat bushfire light-painting photograph captures the aftermath of the fire in a pine forest.

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  14. 'Pyrocumulus' cloud can form from wildfire smokeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    The fire churned on, spewing out ash and suffocating smoke. At the same time, it was creating its own weather.

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  15. Summit County leads discussions on new Colorado wildfire agreementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | The Summit Daily News

    Lake Dillon Fire Department intern Liam Allen gains valuable experience as one of dozens of Summit County firefighters engaged in wildfire training in Pebble Creek last summer. After spearheading 10 months of discussion on state wildfire laws affecting counties, Summit County commissioners signed a series of agreements on Tuesday that would update outdated policies on wildfire management and emergency funding.

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  16. Healthy, beetle-kill forests pose similar risksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Vail Daily News

    As big swaths of area forests turned red, then brown, then gray over the past decade or so, people have looked at the dead trees and wondered what damage a large wildfire might bring. According to a new study from the University of Colorado, large wildfires are just about as damaging to healthy forests as those hit by beetle infestations.

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  17. Burn permits required starting April 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | DNR Public Notices

    Alaska's wildland fire season officially begins on April 1, and on this date, burn permits will become necessary for the open burning of brush, grass, slash and yard debris. State law requires burn permits for open burning from April 1 to August 31. These permits must be renewed annually and may only be used on days without burn restrictions.

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  18. Ex-firefighter suspected in string of firesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    A woman who fought fires for the Laurel Hill and Dorcus volunteer departments is facing 20 years in prison for arson.

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  19. Mother Dog Digs Hole to Save 9 Puppies From Massive FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Lite 98.7

    A dog in Chile saved her nine puppies when a forest fire broke out by digging a hole and burying the pooches inside it. A rescue crew managed to find the dogs after witnesses say they spotted the mama dog digging the hole as flames began to erupt.

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  20. A helicopter sprays herbiides in a burned section of forest.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The News-Review

    The Oregon Department of Agriculture is investigating a complaint by a Glendale woman who believes that herbicides may have reached her property after a timber company's July 2014 helicopter spray operation. Dena Reynolds says she is worried that the herbicide may have caused health problems for her and her family, as well as causing the death of some farm birds and trouble with her organic garden.

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