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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Second woman dies of fire injuriesA woman hospitalized after a house fire Monday in Little Rock died from her inj
Second woman dies of fire injuries
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 17 hours ago
A woman hospitalized after a house fire Monday in Little Rock died from her injuries, an official said Tuesday. Pulaski County Coroner Gerone Hobbs identified Queen Johnson, 63, as the second woman killed in the blaze at 2701 Fair Park Blvd.... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Wind, aridity drive fires in state, one fatal in LRFirefighters in the state fought strong winds, wildfires and a fatal house fire
Wind, aridity drive fires in state, one fatal in LR
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
Firefighters in the state fought strong winds, wildfires and a fatal house fire that killed an 87-year-old woman on Monday. About 6:30 p.m., a house fire in the 2700 block of Fair Park Boulevard killed the woman and seriously injured another, Little... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
High Fire Danger Across ArkansasLITTLE ROCK, Ark. - There's a high fire danger across a large portion of Arkans
High Fire Danger Across Arkansas
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 2 days ago
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - There's a high fire danger across a large portion of Arkansas today. The National Weather Service (NWS) Office in Little Rock says strong and gusty northwest winds are expected to develop across the state today in the wake of an... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Windy, dry weather raises wildfire risk in ArkansasLITTLE ROCK — Forecasters say Arkansas is at risk for wildfires Monday because
Windy, dry weather raises wildfire risk in Arkansas
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
LITTLE ROCK — Forecasters say Arkansas is at risk for wildfires Monday because of dry, windy weather. The National Weather Service says winds of 20 mph to 30 mph are predicted for Monday with gusts possible of 40 mph or higher. A wind advisory is in... Read more
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5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville
Arkansas Counties Face Moderate Wildfire ThreatARKANSAS (KFSM) — With this year’s dry winter, the Arkansas Forestry Commission
Arkansas Counties Face Moderate Wildfire Threat
5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville / Posted 6 days ago
ARKANSAS (KFSM) — With this year’s dry winter, the Arkansas Forestry Commission has upped the wildfire threat in more than half of Arkansas counties to a moderate level. As of Feb. 4, all of Northwest Arkansas and the River Valley is under under a... Read more
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4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville
Arkansas Forestry Commission warns of elevated wildfire riskThe Arkansas Forestry Commission is warning of an elevated wildfire risk for mu
Arkansas Forestry Commission warns of elevated wildfire risk
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville / Posted 8 days ago
The Arkansas Forestry Commission is warning of an elevated wildfire risk for much of Northwest Arkansas and the River Valley. AFC says the wildfire risk is Moderate for 22 counties, including Washington, Benton, Carroll, Madison, Franklin, Crawford,... Read more
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Benton Courier
Burn ban effected todayCounty Judge Jeff Arey instated a burn ban Thursday morning for all residents i
Burn ban effected today
Benton Courier / Posted 8 days ago
County Judge Jeff Arey instated a burn ban Thursday morning for all residents in Saline County. Saline County is one of 14 counties in the state currently under a burn ban, and according to the Arkansas Forestry Commission, is at moderate risk for... Read more
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Arkansas Business
Asa Hutchinson Announces Appointments to Boards, CommissionsGov. Asa Hutchinson on Friday announced the following appointments: Marcus Lam
Asa Hutchinson Announces Appointments to Boards, Commissions
Arkansas Business / Posted 9 days ago
Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Friday announced the following appointments: Marcus Lamberth, Batesville, to the Arkansas Racing Commission. Appointment expires Jan. 14, 2021. Reappointment. Jerry Riley, Pine Bluff, to the Parole Board. Appointment expires... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas sees 14,652 acres burned in wildfires in 2015LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas forestry officials say wildfires engulfed fewer acres in
Arkansas sees 14,652 acres burned in wildfires in 2015
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 1 months ago
LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas forestry officials say wildfires engulfed fewer acres in 2015 when compared with the previous year. Data released by the Arkansas Forestry Commission on Friday said 14,652 acres burned last year, compared with 16,687 acres in... Read more

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