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2014/07/30 12:23
2014/07/30 12:23
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... Mark Ransdell and seven fellow firefighters died without federal benefits 11 years ago on their way home from battling an Idaho blaze. They were contractors who had worked alongside U.S. Forest...
2014/07/30 12:23
2014/07/30 12:23
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2014/07/27 01:30
2014/07/27 01:30
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Wildfire managers have turned to the U.S. Department of Defense for immediate access to two military C-130 aircraft retrofitted to carry retardant, boosting their forces to face the largest blaze in...
2014/07/26 17:47
2014/07/26 17:47
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Wildfires are scorching the earth and burning through the United States’ bank account. More than 1.5 million acres of American forest have been burned to the ground so far this year, and that isn’t...
2014/07/24 19:06
2014/07/24 19:06
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This is the season of wildfire. Twenty-six large fires are burning in seven states in the U.S. West, and 1.58 million acres have already been scorched. That’s actually a slow season compared with the...
2014/07/24 14:02
2014/07/24 14:02
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... Despite widespread drought in the West and expectations of an above-average wildfire season, wildfires have burned less than half the 10-year average area so far this summer. U.S. Forest Service...
2014/07/23 20:30
2014/07/23 20:30
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GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — Firefighters made further progress Tuesday as they battled 11 major wildfires burning across Oregon, but more fires could be in the offing east of the Cascade Range as a band...
2014/07/23 20:06
2014/07/23 20:06
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GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Despite widespread drought in the West and expectations of an above-average wildfire season, wildfires have burned less than half the 10-year average area so far this summer. U.S....
2014/07/23 17:47
2014/07/23 17:47
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GRANTS PASS, Ore. -- Firefighters made further progress Tuesday as they battled 11 major wildfires burning across Oregon. But more fires could be in the offing east of the Cascade Range as a band of...
2014/07/22 00:40
2014/07/22 00:40
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Every fire is different, but the root causes of wildfire can be broken down into three ingredients -- fuel, oxygen and an ignition source. Our climate in western Montana is perfect for fire. The...
2014/07/21 19:21
2014/07/21 19:21
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Incredible drone footage reveals devastating extent of Washington wildfires that have charred at least 150 homes and 370 square miles of terrain The footage taken by Chelan HD Productions puts a...
2014/07/21 17:37
2014/07/21 17:37
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WINTHROP, Wash. (AP) — Forecasters say calmer winds and cooler temperatures are headed for a fire-scorched region of Washington state, conditions that could help firefighters in their battle against...
2014/07/21 14:41
2014/07/21 14:41
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WINTHROP, Wash.: Better weather to aid in Wash. wildfire fight | State | The News Tribune The News Tribune Recent Headlines Recent Headlines Recent Headlines Recent Headlines Recent...
2014/07/20 20:53
2014/07/20 20:53
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BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Authorities are bringing in two military air tankers from Wyoming to help fight wildfires in the Pacific Northwest and elsewhere. Officials at the National Interagency Fire Center...
2014/07/20 08:02
2014/07/20 08:02
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... Pushed by howling, erratic winds, a massive wildfire in north-central Washington was growing rapidly and burning in new directions Saturday. Road closures and evacuations were changing regularly,...
2014/07/19 18:53
2014/07/19 18:53
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A massive wildfire raging central Washington destroyed about 100 homes on Friday as residents fled their communities under mandatory evacuation orders. The Carlton Complex fire destroyed homes in and...
2014/07/19 18:30
2014/07/19 18:30
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In nine years of battling wildfires across the Western United States, Edmund Howick has mourned a fallen fellow firefighter and hiked a mountain hauling nearly 100 pounds (45 kg) of equipment on his...
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2014/07/18 19:40
2014/07/18 19:40
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ST. PAUL, Minn.: States send firefighting help to Washington | State | The News Tribune The News Tribune Recent Headlines Recent Headlines Recent Headlines Recent Headlines Recent...
2014/07/18 17:38
2014/07/18 17:38
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More than two dozen wildfires in Oregon and Washington, sparked by lightning strikes last weekend and spurred by hot, dry conditions and strong winds, are expected to intensify Friday. Hundreds of...
2014/07/17 13:53
2014/07/17 13:53
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GARDEN VALLEY, Idaho (KBOI) -- A fire raging near Garden Valley in the Boise National Forest has grown to more than 4,500 acres, and The National Interagency Fire Center reports structures are being...
2014/07/17 13:53
2014/07/17 13:53
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Idaho fire season below average but primed to burn BOISE, Idaho (KBOI) - So far this year the Idaho fire season is only a third of the 10 year average. Officials say triple digit heat is causing some...
2014/07/30 12:23
2014/07/30 12:23
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