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KIVI Boise
Drones and wildfires do not mixcause that helicopter or air tanker to crash and that can be a fatal accident,"
Drones and wildfires do not mix
KIVI Boise / Posted 2 hours ago
cause that helicopter or air tanker to crash and that can be a fatal accident," said Jessica Gardetto, spokeswoman for the National Interagency Fire Center. An air plane crash could also put the lives of firefighters on the ground at risk. "We... Read more
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Santa Maria Sun
Welcome to fire season: Summer fires hitting hard and early--in climatology terms, 'we're screwed'past decade, according to Vilsack. “We keep setting records we don’t want to s
Welcome to fire season: Summer fires hitting hard and early--in climatology terms, 'we're screwed'
Santa Maria Sun / Posted 18 hours ago
past decade, according to Vilsack. “We keep setting records we don’t want to see beat,” he said at the briefing. He cited National Interagency Fire Center statistics: 16 of the most “historically significant wildfires on record” occurred in the... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Fire managers ask everyone to be extra cautious this summerfire season, you're going to see fires," says Jeremy Sullens, national wildfire
Fire managers ask everyone to be extra cautious this summer
KIVI Boise / Posted 6 days ago
fire season, you're going to see fires," says Jeremy Sullens, national wildfire analyst for predictive services at the National Interagency Fire Center. "It just depends on where those happen to occur." With plenty of "fire fuels" thanks to a... Read more
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NBC News
Two Dead in Devastating California Erskine Wildfire Near Sierra Nevada MountainsPress. "It's one of the most devastating I've ever seen," said Townsend, who ha
Two Dead in Devastating California Erskine Wildfire Near Sierra Nevada Mountains
NBC News / Posted 6 days ago
Press. "It's one of the most devastating I've ever seen," said Townsend, who has been in the area for nearly a decade. The National Interagency Fire Center said that the toll of decimated houses made the fire the most destructive of the season. At... Read more
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Colorado Springs Independent
Waldo, Black Forest Fire investigations lurch to a standstill years laterare started by lightning or lava. But human-caused fires are, overall, less de
Waldo, Black Forest Fire investigations lurch to a standstill years later
Colorado Springs Independent / Posted 8 days ago
are started by lightning or lava. But human-caused fires are, overall, less destructive than those caused by nature. The National Interagency Fire Center reports that 61,913 fires per year, on average, were caused by humans from 2001 through... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Wildfires rage in western US amid deadly heatwaveArizona, at least four people, including a German hiker and a 28-year-old biker
Wildfires rage in western US amid deadly heatwave
Inquirier.net / Posted 9 days ago
Arizona, at least four people, including a German hiker and a 28-year-old biker, succumbed to the heat on Sunday. The National Interagency Fire Center said Tuesday that several new large fires had been reported in California and Colorado and... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Forest Service pushes for fire funding changeto fire suppression. Last year was one of the worst wildfire years since at le
Forest Service pushes for fire funding change
The Record Searchlight / Posted 9 days ago
to fire suppression. Last year was one of the worst wildfire years since at least 1960, according to records kept by the National Interagency Fire Center in Boise, Idaho. More than 10.1 million acres were charred in 68,151 incidents. That... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Forest Service sees bulk of budget going to fight firesto fire suppression. Last year was one of the worst wildfire years since at le
Forest Service sees bulk of budget going to fight fires
Ventura County Star / Posted 9 days ago
to fire suppression. Last year was one of the worst wildfire years since at least 1960, according to records kept by the National Interagency Fire Center in Boise, Idaho. More than 10.1 million acres were charred in 68,151 incidents. That... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Records shattered as deadly heat wave scorches Southwestbelow its all-time record high. The heat exacerbated more than 20 raging wildf
Records shattered as deadly heat wave scorches Southwest
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 9 days ago
below its all-time record high. The heat exacerbated more than 20 raging wildfires in eight western states on Tuesday, the National Interagency Fire Center reported. A pair of fires charred more than 5,000 acres near Los Angeles. Extreme heat in... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Wildfire threat up for Idaho rangeland but forests OK so farforested areas in the north are in better shape at this point than last year.
Wildfire threat up for Idaho rangeland but forests OK so far
KTVB Boise / Posted 9 days ago
forested areas in the north are in better shape at this point than last year. Wildland fire analyst Jeremy Sullens of the National Interagency Fire Center told the Idaho Land Board on Tuesday that a good snowpack has put more moisture in northern... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Wildfire threat up for Idaho rangeland but forests OK so farforested areas in the north are in better shape at this point than last year.
Wildfire threat up for Idaho rangeland but forests OK so far
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 9 days ago
forested areas in the north are in better shape at this point than last year. Wildland fire analyst Jeremy Sullens of the National Interagency Fire Center told the Idaho Land Board on Tuesday that a good snowpack has put more moisture in northern... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Records shattered as deadly heat wave scorches Southwestbelow its all-time record high. The heat exacerbated more than 20 raging wildf
Records shattered as deadly heat wave scorches Southwest
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 9 days ago
below its all-time record high. The heat exacerbated more than 20 raging wildfires in eight western states on Tuesday, the National Interagency Fire Center reported. A pair of fires charred more than 5,000 acres near Los Angeles. Extreme heat in... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Records shattered as deadly heat wave scorches Southwestbelow its all-time record high. The heat exacerbated more than 20 raging wildf
Records shattered as deadly heat wave scorches Southwest
The Record Searchlight / Posted 9 days ago
below its all-time record high. The heat exacerbated more than 20 raging wildfires in eight western states on Tuesday, the National Interagency Fire Center reported. A pair of fires charred more than 5,000 acres near Los Angeles. Extreme heat in... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
It was 100-plus degrees by 7 a.m. in parts of the Southwest todaybelow its all-time record high. The heat exacerbated more than 20 raging wildf
It was 100-plus degrees by 7 a.m. in parts of the Southwest today
Detroit Free Press / Posted 9 days ago
below its all-time record high. The heat exacerbated more than 20 raging wildfires in eight western states on Tuesday, the National Interagency Fire Center reported. A pair of fires charred more than 5,000 acres near Los Angeles. Extreme heat in... Read more
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Daily Journal
It was 100-plus degrees by 7 a.m. in parts of the Southwest todaybelow its all-time record high. The heat exacerbated more than 20 raging wildf
It was 100-plus degrees by 7 a.m. in parts of the Southwest today
Daily Journal / Posted 9 days ago
below its all-time record high. The heat exacerbated more than 20 raging wildfires in eight western states on Tuesday, the National Interagency Fire Center reported. A pair of fires charred more than 5,000 acres near Los Angeles. Extreme heat in... Read more
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Daily Record
It was 100-plus degrees by 7 a.m. in parts of the Southwest todaybelow its all-time record high. The heat exacerbated more than 20 raging wildf
It was 100-plus degrees by 7 a.m. in parts of the Southwest today
Daily Record / Posted 9 days ago
below its all-time record high. The heat exacerbated more than 20 raging wildfires in eight western states on Tuesday, the National Interagency Fire Center reported. A pair of fires charred more than 5,000 acres near Los Angeles. Extreme heat in... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
It was 100-plus degrees by 7 a.m. in parts of the Southwest todaybelow its all-time record high. The heat exacerbated more than 20 raging wildf
It was 100-plus degrees by 7 a.m. in parts of the Southwest today
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 9 days ago
below its all-time record high. The heat exacerbated more than 20 raging wildfires in eight western states on Tuesday, the National Interagency Fire Center reported. A pair of fires charred more than 5,000 acres near Los Angeles. Extreme heat in... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
It was 100-plus degrees by 7 a.m. in parts of the Southwest todaybelow its all-time record high. The heat exacerbated more than 20 raging wildf
It was 100-plus degrees by 7 a.m. in parts of the Southwest today
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
below its all-time record high. The heat exacerbated more than 20 raging wildfires in eight western states on Tuesday, the National Interagency Fire Center reported. A pair of fires charred more than 5,000 acres near Los Angeles. Extreme heat in... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
It was 100-plus degrees by 7 a.m. in parts of the Southwest todaybelow its all-time record high. The heat exacerbated more than 20 raging wildf
It was 100-plus degrees by 7 a.m. in parts of the Southwest today
The Arizona Republic / Posted 9 days ago
below its all-time record high. The heat exacerbated more than 20 raging wildfires in eight western states on Tuesday, the National Interagency Fire Center reported. A pair of fires charred more than 5,000 acres near Los Angeles. Extreme heat in... Read more
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York Daily Record
It was 100-plus degrees by 7 a.m. in parts of the Southwest todaybelow its all-time record high. The heat exacerbated more than 20 raging wildf
It was 100-plus degrees by 7 a.m. in parts of the Southwest today
York Daily Record / Posted 9 days ago
below its all-time record high. The heat exacerbated more than 20 raging wildfires in eight western states on Tuesday, the National Interagency Fire Center reported. A pair of fires charred more than 5,000 acres near Los Angeles. Extreme heat in... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Records shattered as deadly heat wave scorches Southwestbelow its all-time record high. The heat exacerbated more than 20 raging wildf
Records shattered as deadly heat wave scorches Southwest
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 9 days ago
below its all-time record high. The heat exacerbated more than 20 raging wildfires in eight western states on Tuesday, the National Interagency Fire Center reported. A pair of fires charred more than 5,000 acres near Los Angeles. Extreme heat in... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Records shattered as deadly heat wave scorches Southwestbelow its all-time record high. The heat exacerbated more than 20 raging wildf
Records shattered as deadly heat wave scorches Southwest
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 9 days ago
below its all-time record high. The heat exacerbated more than 20 raging wildfires in eight western states on Tuesday, the National Interagency Fire Center reported. A pair of fires charred more than 5,000 acres near Los Angeles. Extreme heat in... Read more
103 related stories
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KTVB Boise
Records shattered as deadly heat wave scorches Southwestbelow its all-time record high. The heat exacerbated more than 20 raging wildf
Records shattered as deadly heat wave scorches Southwest
KTVB Boise / Posted 9 days ago
below its all-time record high. The heat exacerbated more than 20 raging wildfires in eight western states on Tuesday, the National Interagency Fire Center reported. A pair of fires charred more than 5,000 acres near Los Angeles. Extreme heat in... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Records shattered as deadly heat wave scorches Southwestbelow its all-time record high. The heat exacerbated more than 20 raging wildf
Records shattered as deadly heat wave scorches Southwest
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 9 days ago
below its all-time record high. The heat exacerbated more than 20 raging wildfires in eight western states on Tuesday, the National Interagency Fire Center reported. A pair of fires charred more than 5,000 acres near Los Angeles. Extreme heat in... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Records shattered as deadly heat wave scorches Southwestwhile outside. Firefighters continued to battle more than 20 raging wildfires
Records shattered as deadly heat wave scorches Southwest
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 9 days ago
while outside. Firefighters continued to battle more than 20 raging wildfires in eight western states on Tuesday, the National Interagency Fire Center reported. A pair of fires charred more than 5,000 acres near Los Angeles. The heat also... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Records shattered as deadly heat wave scorches Southwestbelow its all-time record high. The heat exacerbated more than 20 raging wildf
Records shattered as deadly heat wave scorches Southwest
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 9 days ago
below its all-time record high. The heat exacerbated more than 20 raging wildfires in eight western states on Tuesday, the National Interagency Fire Center reported. A pair of fires charred more than 5,000 acres near Los Angeles. Extreme heat in... Read more
103 related stories
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KVUE-TV Austin
Records shattered as deadly heat wave scorches Southwestbelow its all-time record high. The heat exacerbated more than 20 raging wildf
Records shattered as deadly heat wave scorches Southwest
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 9 days ago
below its all-time record high. The heat exacerbated more than 20 raging wildfires in eight western states on Tuesday, the National Interagency Fire Center reported. A pair of fires charred more than 5,000 acres near Los Angeles. Extreme heat in... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Records shattered as deadly heat wave scorches Southwestbelow its all-time record high. The heat exacerbated more than 20 raging wildf
Records shattered as deadly heat wave scorches Southwest
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 9 days ago
below its all-time record high. The heat exacerbated more than 20 raging wildfires in eight western states on Tuesday, the National Interagency Fire Center reported. A pair of fires charred more than 5,000 acres near Los Angeles. Extreme heat in... Read more
103 related stories
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WCSH 6 Portland
Records shattered as deadly heat wave scorches Southwestwhile outside. Firefighters continued to battle more than 20 raging wildfires
Records shattered as deadly heat wave scorches Southwest
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 9 days ago
while outside. Firefighters continued to battle more than 20 raging wildfires in eight western states on Tuesday, the National Interagency Fire Center reported. A pair of fires charred more than 5,000 acres near Los Angeles. The heat also... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
Records shattered as deadly heat wave scorches Southwestwhile outside. Firefighters continued to battle more than 20 raging wildfires
Records shattered as deadly heat wave scorches Southwest
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 9 days ago
while outside. Firefighters continued to battle more than 20 raging wildfires in eight western states on Tuesday, the National Interagency Fire Center reported. A pair of fires charred more than 5,000 acres near Los Angeles. The heat also... Read more
103 related stories
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Records shattered as deadly heat wave scorches Southwestwhile outside. Firefighters continued to battle more than 20 raging wildfires
Records shattered as deadly heat wave scorches Southwest
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 9 days ago
while outside. Firefighters continued to battle more than 20 raging wildfires in eight western states on Tuesday, the National Interagency Fire Center reported. A pair of fires charred more than 5,000 acres near Los Angeles. The heat also... Read more
103 related stories
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Records shattered as deadly heat wave scorches Southwestwhile outside. Firefighters continued to battle more than 20 raging wildfires
Records shattered as deadly heat wave scorches Southwest
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 9 days ago
while outside. Firefighters continued to battle more than 20 raging wildfires in eight western states on Tuesday, the National Interagency Fire Center reported. A pair of fires charred more than 5,000 acres near Los Angeles. The heat also... Read more
103 related stories
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Records shattered as deadly heat wave scorches Southwestwhile outside. Firefighters continued to battle more than 20 raging wildfires
Records shattered as deadly heat wave scorches Southwest
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 9 days ago
while outside. Firefighters continued to battle more than 20 raging wildfires in eight western states on Tuesday, the National Interagency Fire Center reported. A pair of fires charred more than 5,000 acres near Los Angeles. The heat also... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Records shattered as deadly heat wave scorches Southwestwhile outside. Firefighters continued to battle more than 20 raging wildfires
Records shattered as deadly heat wave scorches Southwest
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 9 days ago
while outside. Firefighters continued to battle more than 20 raging wildfires in eight western states on Tuesday, the National Interagency Fire Center reported. A pair of fires charred more than 5,000 acres near Los Angeles. The heat also... Read more
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11 News Houston
Records shattered as deadly heat wave scorches Southwestwhile outside. Firefighters continued to battle more than 20 raging wildfires
Records shattered as deadly heat wave scorches Southwest
11 News Houston / Posted 9 days ago
while outside. Firefighters continued to battle more than 20 raging wildfires in eight western states on Tuesday, the National Interagency Fire Center reported. A pair of fires charred more than 5,000 acres near Los Angeles. The heat also... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Records shattered as deadly heat wave scorches Southwestwhile outside. Firefighters continued to battle more than 20 raging wildfires
Records shattered as deadly heat wave scorches Southwest
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 9 days ago
while outside. Firefighters continued to battle more than 20 raging wildfires in eight western states on Tuesday, the National Interagency Fire Center reported. A pair of fires charred more than 5,000 acres near Los Angeles. The heat also... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Records shattered as deadly heat wave scorches Southwestwhile outside. Firefighters continued to battle more than 20 raging wildfires
Records shattered as deadly heat wave scorches Southwest
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 9 days ago
while outside. Firefighters continued to battle more than 20 raging wildfires in eight western states on Tuesday, the National Interagency Fire Center reported. A pair of fires charred more than 5,000 acres near Los Angeles. The heat also... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Records shattered as deadly heat wave scorches Southwestwhile outside. Firefighters continued to battle more than 20 raging wildfires
Records shattered as deadly heat wave scorches Southwest
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 9 days ago
while outside. Firefighters continued to battle more than 20 raging wildfires in eight western states on Tuesday, the National Interagency Fire Center reported. A pair of fires charred more than 5,000 acres near Los Angeles. The heat also... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Records shattered as deadly heat wave scorches Southwestwhile outside. Firefighters continued to battle more than 20 raging wildfires
Records shattered as deadly heat wave scorches Southwest
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 9 days ago
while outside. Firefighters continued to battle more than 20 raging wildfires in eight western states on Tuesday, the National Interagency Fire Center reported. A pair of fires charred more than 5,000 acres near Los Angeles. The heat also... Read more
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USA Today
Records shattered as deadly heat wave scorches Southwestwhile outside. Firefighters continued to battle more than 20 raging wildfires
Records shattered as deadly heat wave scorches Southwest
USA Today / Posted 9 days ago
while outside. Firefighters continued to battle more than 20 raging wildfires in eight western states on Tuesday, the National Interagency Fire Center reported. A pair of fires charred more than 5,000 acres near Los Angeles. The heat also... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Records shattered as deadly heat wave scorches Southwestwhile outside. Firefighters continued to battle more than 20 raging wildfires
Records shattered as deadly heat wave scorches Southwest
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 9 days ago
while outside. Firefighters continued to battle more than 20 raging wildfires in eight western states on Tuesday, the National Interagency Fire Center reported. A pair of fires charred more than 5,000 acres near Los Angeles. The heat also... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Records shattered as deadly heat wave scorches Southwestwhile outside. Firefighters continued to battle more than 20 raging wildfires
Records shattered as deadly heat wave scorches Southwest
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 9 days ago
while outside. Firefighters continued to battle more than 20 raging wildfires in eight western states on Tuesday, the National Interagency Fire Center reported. A pair of fires charred more than 5,000 acres near Los Angeles. The heat also... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Records shattered as deadly heat wave scorches Southwestwhile outside. Firefighters continued to battle more than 20 raging wildfires
Records shattered as deadly heat wave scorches Southwest
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 9 days ago
while outside. Firefighters continued to battle more than 20 raging wildfires in eight western states on Tuesday, the National Interagency Fire Center reported. A pair of fires charred more than 5,000 acres near Los Angeles. The heat also... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Records shattered as deadly heat wave scorches Southwestwhile outside. Firefighters continued to battle more than 20 raging wildfires
Records shattered as deadly heat wave scorches Southwest
KING5 Seattle / Posted 9 days ago
while outside. Firefighters continued to battle more than 20 raging wildfires in eight western states on Tuesday, the National Interagency Fire Center reported. A pair of fires charred more than 5,000 acres near Los Angeles. The heat also... Read more
103 related stories
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Records shattered as deadly heat wave scorches Southwestwhile outside. Firefighters continued to battle more than 20 raging wildfires
Records shattered as deadly heat wave scorches Southwest
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 9 days ago
while outside. Firefighters continued to battle more than 20 raging wildfires in eight western states on Tuesday, the National Interagency Fire Center reported. A pair of fires charred more than 5,000 acres near Los Angeles. The heat also... Read more
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First Coast News
Records shattered as deadly heat wave scorches Southwestwhile outside. Firefighters continued to battle more than 20 raging wildfires
Records shattered as deadly heat wave scorches Southwest
First Coast News / Posted 9 days ago
while outside. Firefighters continued to battle more than 20 raging wildfires in eight western states on Tuesday, the National Interagency Fire Center reported. A pair of fires charred more than 5,000 acres near Los Angeles. The heat also... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
Deadly heat wave scorches Southwest U.S.Carl Erickson said. So far this year, 1.9 million acres have burned in wildfir
Deadly heat wave scorches Southwest U.S.
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 9 days ago
Carl Erickson said. So far this year, 1.9 million acres have burned in wildfires across the nation, according to the National Interagency Fire Center. That's more than 200,000 acres above average and the most as of this date since 2011. It's... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Fires rage as deadly heat wave scorches SouthwestCarl Erickson said. So far this year, 1.9 million acres have burned in wildfir
Fires rage as deadly heat wave scorches Southwest
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 10 days ago
Carl Erickson said. So far this year, 1.9 million acres have burned in wildfires across the nation, according to the National Interagency Fire Center. That's more than 200,000 acres above average and the most as of this date since 2011. It's... Read more
103 related stories
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Fires rage as deadly heat wave scorches SouthwestCarl Erickson said. So far this year, 1.9 million acres have burned in wildfir
Fires rage as deadly heat wave scorches Southwest
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 10 days ago
Carl Erickson said. So far this year, 1.9 million acres have burned in wildfires across the nation, according to the National Interagency Fire Center. That's more than 200,000 acres above average and the most as of this date since 2011. It's... Read more
103 related stories
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Fires rage as deadly heat wave scorches SouthwestCarl Erickson said. So far this year, 1.9 million acres have burned in wildfir
Fires rage as deadly heat wave scorches Southwest
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 10 days ago
Carl Erickson said. So far this year, 1.9 million acres have burned in wildfires across the nation, according to the National Interagency Fire Center. That's more than 200,000 acres above average and the most as of this date since 2011. It's... Read more
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