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Saturday April 19th 2014

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Below is the latest news about wildfires updated in real-time by rss feeds.

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Understanding climate change impacts on wildfires – Asheville Citizen-Times


Understanding climate change impacts on wildfires
Asheville Citizen-Times
By all accounts Southern forests are expected to undergo significant changes in the coming years—including the forests in western North Carolina. Population growth will impact supplies of clean drinking water and aquatic habitats, threaten endangered …

Posted on 19 April 2014 | 4:07 am

SAFETY: Massachusetts recognizes ‘Wildfire Awareness Week’ April 20-26 – Wicked Local Cohasset


SAFETY: Massachusetts recognizes 'Wildfire Awareness Week' April 20-26
Wicked Local Cohasset
Massachusetts Joins Northeast States and Provinces to Recognize “Wildfire Awareness Week” April 20 through 26. Firefighters across the Commonwealth remain on high alert as April tends to be the month with the highest number of wildfires and acreage …

Posted on 18 April 2014 | 9:51 pm

Nebraska joins wildfire compact with nearby states – KGWN


Nebraska joins wildfire compact with nearby states
KGWN
Lincoln, NE (AP) – Gov. Dave Heineman has signed a bill that will have Nebraska join forces with Colorado, Wyoming and the Dakotas in fighting wildfires. Heineman announced Friday that he has designated Al Berndt, assistant director of the Nebraska …

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Posted on 18 April 2014 | 8:51 pm

Crews bring wildfire under control – The Courier


The Courier

Crews bring wildfire under control
The Courier
"We of course urge anyone who is enjoying the outdoors this weekend to recognise the risks and help prevent wildfires." Police Scotland said: " All residents who left their properties earlier this afternoon can now return home and there is no longer a
Wildfire at woods that threatened nearby homes brought under controlstv.tv
Wildfire at Milton of LeysInverness Courier
Firefighters battle wildfire near InvernessHerald Scotland
Scottish Daily Record
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Posted on 18 April 2014 | 8:14 pm

Agriculture Minister Michelle O’Neill issues wildfire warning – Belfast Telegraph


Belfast Telegraph

Agriculture Minister Michelle O'Neill issues wildfire warning
Belfast Telegraph
Agriculture Minister Michelle O'Neill has reminded landowners and the public of the high risk of wildfires during the current good spell of weather that is expected to continue into the Easter weekend.

Posted on 18 April 2014 | 6:02 pm

Fire restrictions in place to prevent wildfires – MyFox Phoenix


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Fire restrictions in place to prevent wildfires
MyFox Phoenix
Fire restrictions begin Friday to prevent wildfires from happening ahead of the beginning of the season. Areas included are Apache Sitgreaves, Tonto, Prescott, Coconino and Kaibab. Campers aren't permitted to make campfires, charcoal fires or wood
Progress reported with wildfire near Sierra VistaArizona Daily Star
Outlook is good for extinguishing the Brown wildfireTucson News Now
Air tankers essential in remote Brown Wildfire(multiple names)
KPHO Phoenix -KVOA Tucson News -azcentral.com
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Posted on 18 April 2014 | 3:35 pm

Firefighters battle wildfires in Boggs, Walker townships – Centre Daily Times


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Firefighters battle wildfires in Boggs, Walker townships
Centre Daily Times
A wildfire started Thursday, April 17, 2014 in the late morning along a power line in the 700 block of Moose Run Road, in Boggs Township just north of Milesburg, Pa. CDT/Nabil K. Mark CENTREDAILYTIMES. Moose3 · Moose2 · Moose4 · Moose1 …
Crews battle widespread wildfire in Centre Co.WJAC Johnstown

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Posted on 18 April 2014 | 6:41 am

ODF urges: Get a jump on wildfire season – KTVZ


ODF urges: Get a jump on wildfire season
KTVZ
The severe 2013 fire season still fresh in their minds, Oregonians are focusing their efforts on protecting against future wildfires. Approximately 751,672 Oregonians (occupying about 342,000 homes) live in forested areas, making them vulnerable to
Spring Cleaning Outsidecharlestonchronicle.net

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Posted on 17 April 2014 | 6:00 pm

California’s Wildfire Threat Is So Severe That The Season Started Early – Huffington Post


California's Wildfire Threat Is So Severe That The Season Started Early
Huffington Post
AP10ThingsToSee – A wildfire burns in the hills just north of the San Gabriel Valley community of Glendora, Calif. on Thursday, Jan 16, 2014. Southern California authorities have ordered the evacuation of homes at the edge of a fast-moving wildfire
High Park Fire commander: Info key in wildfire fightThe Coloradoan
Colorado Wildfire risk predicted worsen, unless policies changeColorado Springs Gazette
Glenwood wildfire confab plugs policy-makers, costs into equationGlenwood Springs Post Independent
Grand Junction Sentinel
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Posted on 16 April 2014 | 9:32 pm

Wildfires Rage in Chile – TIME


New York Daily News

Wildfires Rage in Chile
TIME
At least 16 people are dead from wildfires burning around the coastal town of Valparaiso, Chile. Strong winds have fanned the flames, making it difficult for firefighters to stop the blaze from spreading to over 2,000 acres of steep terrain. Homes are
16 reported dead in Chilean wildfire; more than 500 homes destroyedNew York Daily News
Several killed, 2000 homes destroyed in Chile wildfireITV News
12 dead in Chile wildfire; 2000 homes consumedCNN
Deutsche Welle -RTE.ie -KXLY Spokane
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Posted on 15 April 2014 | 5:39 pm

Wildfire – Yahoo News Search Results

Big Sur wildfire slows after more firefighters brought in to contain blaze

Unusually late wildfire has forced residents to flee and destroyed 15 homes, including that of regional fire chief

Posted on 18 April 2014 | 11:35 pm

Progress reported with blaze in southern Arizona

Progress is being reported in the fight against a wildfire burning near Sierra Vista in southeastern Arizona.

Posted on 18 April 2014 | 1:46 pm

Wildfire Prevention Week raises awareness of outdoor fire hazards

Gov. Mark Dayton has declared April 20–26 as Wildfire Prevention Week in Minnesota to increase awareness of outdoor wildfire hazards.

Posted on 17 April 2014 | 8:03 pm

The Vicious Valparaiso Wildfire as Seen From Space

As a raging wildfire swept through Chile's coastal city of Valparaiso last weekend, destroying 2,000 homes and killing at least 15 people, NASA's Terra satellite captured this image of the blaze as it passed overhead. A plume of smoke is clearly visible streaming northwestward over the Pacific Ocean from areas outlined in red where the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on …

Posted on 15 April 2014 | 3:46 pm

Wildfire season officially under way across region

On Monday morning, a school bus driver transporting children through the area reported seeing more smoke at this location along Route 555 in Gibson Township, Cameron County.

Posted on 15 April 2014 | 11:09 am

Wildfire season starts early in Arizona

Several small fires have popped up around the state in just the past few days — including three within the last two days in an area outside of Flagstaff — and that has officials worried. FOX 10's Linda Williams reports.

Posted on 15 April 2014 | 12:46 am

Wildfire in Chilean city kills 12

Chile poured firefighters and police into the battle against a wildfire that swept through hundreds of homes in the Pacific coastal city of Valparaiso, leaving at least 11 dead.

Posted on 14 April 2014 | 5:16 pm

Wildfire season heating up

Despite Sunday's downpours, rainfall has been scarce in the past month and conditions remain ripe for wildfires to erupt, Florida Forest Service officials say.

Posted on 14 April 2014 | 1:50 am

Deadly Wildfire Burns Historic Chile Port City

At least 16 people were confirmed dead and more than 10,000 evacuated on Sunday after a huge fire tore through Chile's historic port city of Valparaiso.

Posted on 13 April 2014 | 8:09 pm

'That Was Home': Residents Rebuild in Wildfire-Prone Areas

The most destructive wildfire in Colorado history swept through the Black Forest community outside of Colorado Springs and destroyed nearly 500 homes last June, and scores of those residents are starting to come back. But so could the fire.

Posted on 12 April 2014 | 4:28 pm