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Boulder Daily Camera
Interactive maps helped crews battle Cold Springs Fire near Nederlandabout 2,000 people and scorched 528 acres of forest. Two people have been charg
Interactive maps helped crews battle Cold Springs Fire near Nederland
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted an hour ago
about 2,000 people and scorched 528 acres of forest. Two people have been charged with arson in connection to the fire. U.S. Forest Service firefighter Ed LeBlanc said that the fire started in "decadent lodgepole forest," which means the trees... Read more
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Vail Daily
20-acre wildfire near Carbondale prompts evacuationsSprings, Basalt, Snowmass, Aspen, Upper Colorado River Fire Crew, Colorado Depa
20-acre wildfire near Carbondale prompts evacuations
Vail Daily / Posted an hour ago
Springs, Basalt, Snowmass, Aspen, Upper Colorado River Fire Crew, Colorado Department of Fire Prevention and Control, the U.S. Forest Service Control and the Pitkin County Sheriff’s Department were working the emergency. An early alert indicated... Read more
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Deseret News
Wildfire near Utah-Wyoming border threatening 140 homes; FEMA steps in to helpHigh Desert District. Wyoming state Routes 271 and 410 remained closed to traff
Wildfire near Utah-Wyoming border threatening 140 homes; FEMA steps in to help
Deseret News / Posted 2 hours ago
High Desert District. Wyoming state Routes 271 and 410 remained closed to traffic because of heavy smoke, Brown said. The U.S. Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, Wyoming State Forestry Division and Uinta County authorities are all... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
Costs are adding up to battle California wildfires64,000 acres burn on national forest land in California this year,” said Stanto
Costs are adding up to battle California wildfires
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 3 hours ago
64,000 acres burn on national forest land in California this year,” said Stanton Florea, a fire information officer for the U.S. Forest Service’s Pacific Southwest region. “We manage about 20 million acres of land in California with 18 national... Read more
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The Signal
Calculating cost of fire still a work in progressSand fire is projected to cost $28 million once all the firefighting and overhe
Calculating cost of fire still a work in progress
The Signal / Posted 3 hours ago
Sand fire is projected to cost $28 million once all the firefighting and overhead expenses are calculated, according to the U.S. Forest Service, but it could take weeks or months to determine how the costs will be divided. U.S. Forest Service... Read more
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The Signal
County considers purchasing Super Scoopersof the Sand fire, which has burned more than 38,000 acres and destroyed 18 stru
County considers purchasing Super Scoopers
The Signal / Posted 4 hours ago
of the Sand fire, which has burned more than 38,000 acres and destroyed 18 structures since July 22? “Not necessarily,” U.S. Forest Service spokesman Nathan Judy said. “Every aircraft has a different function. Super Scoopers need a larger area... Read more
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The Aspen Times
20-acre wildfire near Carbondale prompts evacuationsSprings, Basalt, Snowmass, Aspen, Upper Colorado River Fire Crew, Colorado Depa
20-acre wildfire near Carbondale prompts evacuations
The Aspen Times / Posted 4 hours ago
Springs, Basalt, Snowmass, Aspen, Upper Colorado River Fire Crew, Colorado Department of Fire Prevention and Control, the U.S. Forest Service Control and the Pitkin County Sheriff’s Department were working the emergency. An early alert indicated... Read more
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The Aspen Times
BLM MOVES TO CANCEL THOMPSON DIVIDE LEASESland management,” BLM Colorado State Director Ruth Welch said in a news release
BLM MOVES TO CANCEL THOMPSON DIVIDE LEASES
The Aspen Times / Posted 5 hours ago
land management,” BLM Colorado State Director Ruth Welch said in a news release. “It respects last year’s decision by the U.S. Forest Service to maintain the character of the White River National Forest while also facilitating oil and gas... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Warm weather brings fire risk and a burn bancarry fire,” he said. “If there are accidental starts, things could run pretty
Warm weather brings fire risk and a burn ban
The Seattle Times / Posted 5 hours ago
carry fire,” he said. “If there are accidental starts, things could run pretty quick.” Dave Peterson, a researcher for the U.S. Forest Service who is examining long-term fire trends for Washington state, said the state has yet to see the real test... Read more
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KCBA FOX 35 Salinas
Soberanes Fire: A timelineadvisories for Rancho San Carlos, White Rock and Rancho San Clemente. MONDAY J
Soberanes Fire: A timeline
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas / Posted 5 hours ago
advisories for Rancho San Carlos, White Rock and Rancho San Clemente. MONDAY JULY 25, 2016: CAL FIRE and the U.S. Forest Service assume unified command. The fire has burned 16,100 acres and destroyed 20 homes. Three hundred residents... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Crater Lake wildfire shuts down Pacific Crest Trailnearly 50 acres since it was spotted Thursday afternoon, according to Lisa Swin
Crater Lake wildfire shuts down Pacific Crest Trail
OregonLive.com / Posted 6 hours ago
nearly 50 acres since it was spotted Thursday afternoon, according to Lisa Swinney, a public affairs specialist for the U.S. Forest Service. Investigators are still trying to pinpoint its cause, she said Friday in a news release. The Pacific... Read more
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CBS Denver
Feds To Cancel Energy Leases In White River National Forestconducted a study that led to Friday’s decision because the leases were issued
Feds To Cancel Energy Leases In White River National Forest
CBS Denver / Posted 6 hours ago
conducted a study that led to Friday’s decision because the leases were issued either without formal adoption of a 1993 U.S. Forest Service environmental review or because the BLM didn’t do its own review in the first place. While applauding... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Prosecutor won't pursue felony charges against Beachsigns forest management deal with federal government Montana Gov. Steve Bulloc
Prosecutor won't pursue felony charges against Beach
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 6 hours ago
signs forest management deal with federal government Montana Gov. Steve Bullock has signed an agreement with U.S. Forest Service officials that will allow the state to play a bigger role in managing federal forest lands. Montana Gov.... Read more
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The Aspen Times
| AspenTimes.comland management,” BLM Colorado State Director Ruth Welch said in a news release
| AspenTimes.com
The Aspen Times / Posted 8 hours ago
land management,” BLM Colorado State Director Ruth Welch said in a news release. “It respects last year’s decision by the U.S. Forest Service to maintain the character of the White River National Forest while also facilitating oil and gas... Read more
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ABC Montana
Clinton woman killed in crash near TurahMISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - An 82-year-old Clinton woman died when the pickup truck
Clinton woman killed in crash near Turah
ABC Montana / Posted 9 hours ago
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - An 82-year-old Clinton woman died when the pickup truck she was riding in went off a U.S. Forest Service road southeast of Missoula and rolled. The Montana Highway Patrol says an 85-year-old man from Clinton was driving the... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Clinton woman killed in crash near TurahMISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - An 82-year-old Clinton woman died when the pickup truck
Clinton woman killed in crash near Turah
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 9 hours ago
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - An 82-year-old Clinton woman died when the pickup truck she was riding in went off a U.S. Forest Service road southeast of Missoula and rolled. The Montana Highway Patrol says an 85-year-old man from Clinton was driving the... Read more
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Payson Roundup
State fighting suit against big game retrievalAttorney General has filed a motion to intervene in a lawsuit brought by severa
State fighting suit against big game retrieval
Payson Roundup / Posted 11 hours ago
Attorney General has filed a motion to intervene in a lawsuit brought by several environmental groups challenging the U.S. Forest Service’s decision to allow limited off-road motorized big game retrieval by elk and bison hunters on the Kaibab... Read more
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KCBA FOX 35 Salinas
Soberanes Fire containment date revised to August 31date for containment of the Soberanes Fire by a full month. According to an upd
Soberanes Fire containment date revised to August 31
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas / Posted 11 hours ago
date for containment of the Soberanes Fire by a full month. According to an update issued Friday morning, Cal Fire and the U.S. Forest Service now estimate full containment on August 31. More from Central Coast News The fire burned actively... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
Sand fire at 85 percent containment on Day 8according to the National Weather Service. As of this morning, the fire had sc
Sand fire at 85 percent containment on Day 8
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 13 hours ago
according to the National Weather Service. As of this morning, the fire had scorched 38,873 acres, according to the U.S. Forest Service. Eighteen homes were destroyed, along with a western town set on the Sable Ranch, a well-known filming... Read more
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KSBW Salinas
Sobranes fire burns more than 31,000 acres, 15% containedSoberanes Fire Tuesday night. More than 4,200 personnel are battling the blaze
Sobranes fire burns more than 31,000 acres, 15% contained
KSBW Salinas / Posted 13 hours ago
Soberanes Fire Tuesday night. More than 4,200 personnel are battling the blaze under a unified command by Cal Fire and the U.S. Forest Service. More than 350 people have been evacuated from the fire area. Big Sur residents in the Palo Colorado... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Olympic Events On The Ocoee River Made History – But It Wasn’t Easyto include the whitewater events on the Ocoee as part of the 1996 games. The pr
Olympic Events On The Ocoee River Made History – But It Wasn’t Easy
The Chattanoogan / Posted 15 hours ago
to include the whitewater events on the Ocoee as part of the 1996 games. The project still required the cooperation of the U.S. Forest Service, which owned the land where the proposed venue was to be located, and TVA, which controlled the flow of... Read more
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The Mercury News
Big Sur fire: Crews focus on Palo Colorado areain Toro Park showed the fire's progression over the last six days, illustrating
Big Sur fire: Crews focus on Palo Colorado area
The Mercury News / Posted 16 hours ago
in Toro Park showed the fire's progression over the last six days, illustrating the concerted efforts of Cal Fire and the U.S. Forest Service have a long way to go. On Thursday containment was increased to 15 percent and complete containment isn't... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
SkiCo hopeful to break ground on Limelight in 2017review of the summer plan proposed for Snowmass ski area that is currently unde
SkiCo hopeful to break ground on Limelight in 2017
Aspen Daily News / Posted 19 hours ago
review of the summer plan proposed for Snowmass ski area that is currently under the NEPA review process by the U.S. Forest Service, general manger Steve Sewell said public input could be a factor in the decision. The proposal includes... Read more
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ABC Montana
Cliff Creek Fire 15 percent containedUPDATE: (Thursday Evening) The U.S. Forest Service said Thursday firefighters
Cliff Creek Fire 15 percent contained
ABC Montana / Posted 22 hours ago
UPDATE: (Thursday Evening) The U.S. Forest Service said Thursday firefighters battling the Cliff Creek Fire are now reporting 15 percent containment. According to an overnight infrared flight over the fire, the fire is now 23,995 acres. The forest... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Cliff Creek Fire 15 percent containedUPDATE: (Thursday Evening) The U.S. Forest Service said Thursday firefighters
Cliff Creek Fire 15 percent contained
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 22 hours ago
UPDATE: (Thursday Evening) The U.S. Forest Service said Thursday firefighters battling the Cliff Creek Fire are now reporting 15 percent containment. According to an overnight infrared flight over the fire, the fire is now 23,995 acres. The forest... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
July 29, 2016about 8,000 marijuana plants in the Shasta-Trinity National Forest near Screwdr
July 29, 2016
The Record Searchlight / Posted 22 hours ago
about 8,000 marijuana plants in the Shasta-Trinity National Forest near Screwdriver Creek. The case was investigated by the U.S. Forest Service, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, and the Shasta County Sheriff's Office. Rodrigues' arrest... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
Local Contractors Work to Support Firefighters on the Front LineOver the last 40 years he’s gotten the process down to a science. Now the fami
Local Contractors Work to Support Firefighters on the Front Line
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 23 hours ago
Over the last 40 years he’s gotten the process down to a science. Now the family business contracts with Cal Fire, the U.S. Forest Service and FEMA. They’ve worked disasters from Katrina to 9/11, but fires are most of their business. A... Read more
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Deseret News
Helicopters evacuate 2 Boy Scout troops from encroaching wildfireKAMAS — Helicopters evacuated two Boy Scout troops from a hiking trail near a w
Helicopters evacuate 2 Boy Scout troops from encroaching wildfire
Deseret News / Posted yesterday
KAMAS — Helicopters evacuated two Boy Scout troops from a hiking trail near a wildfire Thursday evening, the U.S. Forest Service reported. The troops were hiking near Smith and Morehouse Reservoir in Summit County when fire authorities evacuated... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Forest Service warns of snapping trees in northern IdahoIdaho -- Large fir trees in northern Idaho forests are supporting so many cones
Forest Service warns of snapping trees in northern Idaho
KREM.com Spokane / Posted yesterday
Idaho -- Large fir trees in northern Idaho forests are supporting so many cones that they are in danger of snapping. U.S. Forest Service officials believe last year's weather extremes caused the excessive cone load at the top of the grand fir... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Forest Service warns of snapping trees in northern IdahoIdaho -- Large fir trees in northern Idaho forests are supporting so many cones
Forest Service warns of snapping trees in northern Idaho
NorthWest Cable News / Posted yesterday
Idaho -- Large fir trees in northern Idaho forests are supporting so many cones that they are in danger of snapping. U.S. Forest Service officials believe last year's weather extremes caused the excessive cone load at the top of the grand fir... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Hikers airlifted as a precaution as wildland fire burns 20 acres in Summit Countynight, and several hikers in the area are being airlifted from the area as a sa
Hikers airlifted as a precaution as wildland fire burns 20 acres in Summit County
FOX 13 Utah / Posted yesterday
night, and several hikers in the area are being airlifted from the area as a safety precaution. Loyal Clark of the U.S. Forest Service said the Box Canyon Fire is an estimated 20 acres in size and is burning near the Smith and Morehouse... Read more
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Summit Daily News
Longtime Summit County local donates water rights to Silverthornein Summit County since 1975, and helped develop part of the Keystone area. In 2
Longtime Summit County local donates water rights to Silverthorne
Summit Daily News / Posted yesterday
in Summit County since 1975, and helped develop part of the Keystone area. In 2013, he participated in a land-swap with the U.S. Forest Service, trading them the 40-acre “ghost town” of Chihuahua for 20 acres of developable space at the base of the... Read more
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CBS Denver
Community Group Keeps Watch Over Transientsthat are open. Some people even tried to dig a well and covered it with some br
Community Group Keeps Watch Over Transients
CBS Denver / Posted yesterday
that are open. Some people even tried to dig a well and covered it with some branches,” said Hall. CBS4 came across the U.S. Forest Service cleaning up campsites deep in the woods Thursday. “People aren’t really aware of it,” said Hall. “You... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Two tied to pot grows on forest land in Shasta, Siskiyou counties indictedabout 8,000 marijuana plants in the Shasta-Trinity National Forest near Screwdr
Two tied to pot grows on forest land in Shasta, Siskiyou counties indicted
The Record Searchlight / Posted yesterday
about 8,000 marijuana plants in the Shasta-Trinity National Forest near Screwdriver Creek. The case was investigated by the U.S. Forest Service, California Department of Fish & Wildlife and Shasta County Sheriff’s Office. Rodrigues' arrest happened... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Forest Service warns of snapping trees in northern Idahoso many cones that they are in danger of snapping. The Coeur d'Alene Press rep
Forest Service warns of snapping trees in northern Idaho
KREM.com Spokane / Posted yesterday
so many cones that they are in danger of snapping. The Coeur d'Alene Press reports (http://bit.ly/2aAS2sU ) that U.S. Forest Service officials believe last year's weather extremes caused the excessive cone load at the top of the grand fir... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Candidates for Montana house seat spar over public landssigns forest management deal with federal government Montana Gov. Steve Bulloc
Candidates for Montana house seat spar over public lands
KULR-8 Billings / Posted yesterday
signs forest management deal with federal government Montana Gov. Steve Bullock has signed an agreement with U.S. Forest Service officials that will allow the state to play a bigger role in managing federal forest lands. Montana Gov.... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Forest Service warns of snapping trees in northern IdahoIdaho forests are supporting so many cones that they are in danger of snapping.
Forest Service warns of snapping trees in northern Idaho
KTVB Boise / Posted yesterday
Idaho forests are supporting so many cones that they are in danger of snapping. The Coeur d'Alene Press reports that U.S. Forest Service officials believe last year's weather extremes caused the excessive cone load at the top of the grand fir... Read more
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ABC Montana
Candidates for Montana house seat spar over public landssigns forest management deal with federal government Montana Gov. Steve Bulloc
Candidates for Montana house seat spar over public lands
ABC Montana / Posted yesterday
signs forest management deal with federal government Montana Gov. Steve Bullock has signed an agreement with U.S. Forest Service officials that will allow the state to play a bigger role in managing federal forest lands. Montana Gov.... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
5 Arizona experiences best avoidedout several parking options, and know that a $5 daily Red Rock Pass is required
5 Arizona experiences best avoided
The Arizona Republic / Posted yesterday
out several parking options, and know that a $5 daily Red Rock Pass is required to park or hike in areas regulated by the U.S. Forest Service. If the crowds exceed the power of your patience hat, continue north on State Route 89A through Oak Creek... Read more
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Greeley Tribune
Armed man arrested after hostage situation outside of Aspenpolice, the Garfield County SWAT Team, Basalt police, the Colorado State Patrol
Armed man arrested after hostage situation outside of Aspen
Greeley Tribune / Posted yesterday
police, the Garfield County SWAT Team, Basalt police, the Colorado State Patrol, Snowmass Village police and the area’s U.S. Forest Service law enforcement officer. “The response was amazing,” DiSalvo said. “The fact that it ended peacefully... Read more
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Vail Daily
Armed man arrested after hostage situation outside of Aspenpolice, the Garfield County SWAT Team, Basalt police, the Colorado State Patrol
Armed man arrested after hostage situation outside of Aspen
Vail Daily / Posted yesterday
police, the Garfield County SWAT Team, Basalt police, the Colorado State Patrol, Snowmass Village police and the area’s U.S. Forest Service law enforcement officer. “The response was amazing,” DiSalvo said. “The fact that it ended peacefully... Read more
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The Signal
Sand fire 65 percent containedroad closures that were in place Wednesday night remained in effect, an officia
Sand fire 65 percent contained
The Signal / Posted yesterday
road closures that were in place Wednesday night remained in effect, an official said in a recorded message on the U.S. Forest Service incident command line. Those closures were: Sand Canyon and Placerita Canyon roads, Agua Dulce Canyon... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
Massive three thinning project near Incline355 acres of National Forest System lands above Incline Village. Mechanical cu
Massive three thinning project near Incline
Lake Tahoe News / Posted yesterday
355 acres of National Forest System lands above Incline Village. Mechanical cut-to-length tree removal will take place on U.S. Forest Service urban lots and in areas adjacent to communities over the next several months. Some areas will be closed... Read more
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Fredericksburg Standard Radio Post
Pilots air out wildfire fightAirport as a staging area on and off since 1996. “It’s a very strategic locati
Pilots air out wildfire fight
Fredericksburg Standard Radio Post / Posted yesterday
Airport as a staging area on and off since 1996. “It’s a very strategic location for us,” said Larry Mars, a retired U.S. Forest Service pilot from Arkansas. “We can easily and quickly get to most places out of here.” Last year the planes... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Hotter weather expected near blaze that killed 1city of Santa Clarita grew slightly to nearly 60 square miles (154 square kilom
Hotter weather expected near blaze that killed 1
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted yesterday
city of Santa Clarita grew slightly to nearly 60 square miles (154 square kilometers). It was 40 percent contained. U.S. Forest Service spokesman Justin Correll said the 40 percent containment figure was good news but "that means there's... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Armed man arrested after hostage situation outside of Aspenpolice, the Garfield County SWAT Team, Basalt police, the Colorado State Patrol
Armed man arrested after hostage situation outside of Aspen
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted yesterday
police, the Garfield County SWAT Team, Basalt police, the Colorado State Patrol, Snowmass Village police and the area’s U.S. Forest Service law enforcement officer. “The response was amazing,” DiSalvo said. “The fact that it ended peacefully... Read more
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KSBW Salinas
Soberanes fire burns more than 27,000 acres, containment remains at 10%for firefighters to access. More than 3,500 personnel are battling the blaze un
Soberanes fire burns more than 27,000 acres, containment remains at 10%
KSBW Salinas / Posted yesterday
for firefighters to access. More than 3,500 personnel are battling the blaze under a unified command by Cal Fire and the U.S. Forest Service. The Monterey County Sheriff's Office issued a new mandatory evacuation order Wednesday... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Timber! Watch out for the guy in the SUVreport that Srikanth Pilla, an associate professor in Clemson's Department of A
Timber! Watch out for the guy in the SUV
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted yesterday
report that Srikanth Pilla, an associate professor in Clemson's Department of Automotive Engineering, is working with U.S. Forest Service researchers in Madison, Wisconsin, on the five-year project funded with a half-million dollar grant. The... Read more
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The Mercury News
Soberanes Fire: Still growing, but more slowlyat the moment and we'll probably just see the fluctuations day and night," Walb
Soberanes Fire: Still growing, but more slowly
The Mercury News / Posted yesterday
at the moment and we'll probably just see the fluctuations day and night," Walbrun said. FOREST, PARK CLOSURES The U.S. Forest Service announced it closed part of Los Padres National Forest to ensure the public's safety and keep the area... Read more
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FOX News
Hotter weather expected near blaze that killed 1Los Angeles and the suburban city of Santa Clarita grew slightly to nearly 60 s
Hotter weather expected near blaze that killed 1
FOX News / Posted yesterday
Los Angeles and the suburban city of Santa Clarita grew slightly to nearly 60 square miles. It was 40 percent contained. U.S. Forest Service spokesman Justin Correll said the 40 percent containment figure was good news but "that means there's... Read more
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