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Using 'literally' metaphorically is literally spreading like wildfire
Using 'literally' metaphorically is literally spreading like wildfire. Mark Twain, F Scott Fitzgerald and James Joyce all did it. (HW Fowler disapproved.) Should 'literally' be used to mean its opposite? James Joyce. If James Joyce used 'literally …
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Posted on 24 October 2014 | 8:00 am
Wildfire victims blame state for damage to property
In a public meeting called by Okanogan County commissioners, about 60 residents listened or voiced concerns about how the Washington Department of Natural Resources (DNR) responded to what eventually became a 250,000-acre wildfire. "DNR crews …
Homeowners blame DNR for allowing the Carlton Complex fire to get out of controlABC FOX Montana News
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Posted on 23 October 2014 | 10:33 pm
Wildfire: The Year in Pictures
Yosemite National Park saw a second straight year of severe wildfires this season. The Meadow Fire—which was unusual among California fires in that it was started by lightning, not humans—only burned 19 acres in its first 49 days. Then, the wind …
Extreme Drought Adds Fuel to Wildfire SeasonSanta Barbara Edhat
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Posted on 23 October 2014 | 9:11 pm
Firefighters expect busy wildfire season
The typically dry months of fall open the doors to a fire department's busiest time of the year; wildfire season. Coast fire officials say this wildfire season could be one of the worst ever. It's mid afternoon, and firefighters are preparing to clean …
Posted on 23 October 2014 | 5:11 pm
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Wildfire risk to stay high into December
Ventura County Star
The air might feel a bit cooler and days are shorter, but authorities say the risk of wildfires remains high. A seasonal outlook shows the potential for fires above normal in October, November and likely into December throughout Southern California …
Posted on 23 October 2014 | 12:11 am
Firefighters get wildfire training at Camp Swift
The 17th Annual Capital Area Interagency Wildfire and Incident Management Academy, held from Oct. 24 –Nov. 6, is designed for all levels of municipal, rural volunteer and wildland firefighters. The academy has hosted thousands of attendees from all …
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 9:45 pm
County project working to reduce wildfire fuel in Upper County
Those communities were selected because according to the Kittitas County Wildfire Protection Plan written in 2009, the Washington Department of Natural Resources rated the wildfire hazard in the three communities as extreme. Some of the concerns with …
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 8:23 pm
$1.14M Grant to Aid Research on Wildfire Caused Mudslides and Rock Falls
An engineering researcher at the University of Arkansas has received $1.14 million in funding to develop a decision support system for assessing areas at risk for mudslides or rock falls caused by the effects of wildfires. The funding includes a $570 …
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Posted on 22 October 2014 | 3:34 pm
Firefighters honor fallen pilot killed in Yosemite wildfire
An emotional tribute to a pilot killed while battling a wildfire in Yosemite. Hundreds of firefighters gathered to honor their fallen comrade today. Geoffrey Craig Hunt, 62, was a veteran contract pilot for Cal Fire. But loved ones say that was just …
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Posted on 22 October 2014 | 7:24 am
Vehicle Sparks Caused Yosemite Wildfire
Sparks from a vehicle caused a wildfire at the edge of Yosemite National Park that led to the death of a firefighting air-tanker pilot this week, officials said Thursday. Fire investigators found that the blaze broke out Tuesday because of hot metal …
Pilot dies in crash of air tanker fighting northern California wildfireFox News
Pilot Killed Fighting Yosemite Wildfire Made 'Ultimate Sacrifice'NBCNews.com
Air tanker crashes battling Yosemite wildfire; pilot diesSFGate
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Posted on 9 October 2014 | 11:45 pm
Wildfire – Yahoo News Search Results
Winter, spring, summer and fall: One of those seasons brings firefighters out of their stations more often than the others. The typically dry months of fall open the doors to a fire department's busiest time of the year; wildfire season.
Posted on 23 October 2014 | 5:31 pm
The Lodgepole fire base will be available to assist Drayton Valley/Brazeau County Fire Services when it needs assistance, but the site will also serve as a fuelling depot for helicopters travelling in the area.
Posted on 19 October 2014 | 1:53 am
Four-Issue Series of "Wildfire" comic series to be released as a Trade Paperback with Volume 2 to be released 2015 WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA / ACCESSWIRE / October 16, 2014 / WOWIO, Inc. (OTCBB: WWIO), …
Posted on 16 October 2014 | 1:00 pm
Firefighters were gaining ground late Saturday in the battle against a wildfire in Placer County near Lake Tahoe that has destroyed several homes and is threatening 400 more.
Posted on 12 October 2014 | 2:59 am
A 24-year-old man was arrested Saturday in connection with a wildfire that destroyed more than 150 homes in Northern California, not far from the Oregon border.
Posted on 12 October 2014 | 2:21 am
A wildfire burning through dense forest in Northern California has destroyed six homes and threatens 1,000 others, officials said.
Posted on 10 October 2014 | 2:59 pm
Mandatory evacuations were in effect overnight for those in danger because of a Northern California wildfire, which has already destroyed five homes and is threatening 1,000 more, a state fire spokesman said.
Posted on 10 October 2014 | 8:18 am
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — Sparks from a vehicle caused a wildfire at the edge of Yosemite National Park that led to the death of a firefighting air-tanker pilot this week, officials said Thursday.
Posted on 10 October 2014 | 1:48 am
SACRAMENTO Calif. (Reuters) – A major wildfire burning northeast of Sacramento has charred more than 420 acres (170 hectares) and destroyed five homes, California fire officials said on Thursday. The blaze, which started as five separate fires along Interstate 80 near the community of Applegate on Wednesday, prompted evacuations and the closure of all but one lane of I-80 eastbound, the …
Posted on 9 October 2014 | 11:55 pm
A fast-moving wildfire in Northern California has destroyed at least two homes after moving across Interstate 80 and into dense wilderness.
Posted on 9 October 2014 | 2:35 pm