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

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Australia wildfires kill firefighter, raze 2 homes – Macon Telegraph (blog)


Australia wildfires kill firefighter, raze 2 homes
Macon Telegraph (blog)
SYDNEY — A firefighter has been killed and at least two homes have been destroyed by Australian spring wildfires, officials said Saturday. The 38-year-old volunteer firefighter was severely burned Friday while battling a blaze on a farm near the town

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Posted on 1 November 2014 | 9:54 am

Wildfire pushed back from homes near Helena – SunHerald.com


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Wildfire pushed back from homes near Helena
SunHerald.com
Firefighters from the Mississippi Sandhill Crane National Wildlife Refuge and the Forestry Service pushed a wildfire back away from about a dozen homes near Helena, officials said. Now the firefighters are trying to keep the blaze away from the Mac

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Posted on 1 November 2014 | 3:11 am

Dry conditions expected to increase wildfire danger in Minnesota this weekend – Minneapolis Star Tribune


Dry conditions expected to increase wildfire danger in Minnesota this weekend
Minneapolis Star Tribune
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. — Dry conditions are expected to increase the danger of wildfires in Minnesota this weekend. Officials say even though much of Minnesota got some rain over the past week, it amounted to less than a quarter inch in many areas.

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Posted on 1 November 2014 | 2:25 am

RDCK cuts to reduce threat of wildfire – Nelson Star


RDCK cuts to reduce threat of wildfire
Nelson Star
Saws are buzzing in the region as the Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) continues to reduce the potential for devastating wildfires by cutting down on the quantity of fuel in our forests. “The RDCK has treated 220 hectares over the past five

Posted on 31 October 2014 | 9:12 pm

Alabama Forestry Commission unveils website that can determine wildfire risk – Press-Register – al.com (blog)


Alabama Forestry Commission unveils website that can determine wildfire risk
Press-Register – al.com (blog)
Professional users such as community planners and land developers, wildland fire managers and emergency services organizations, as well as civic leaders and local governments can use SouthWRAP to generate a report packaging all the wildfire risk data …

Posted on 29 October 2014 | 6:50 pm

Update’s focus: What forests to protect from wildfire? – KTVZ


Update's focus: What forests to protect from wildfire?
KTVZ
A group of landowners and agency representatives has begun studying private and non-federal public lands in Deschutes County to determine — for the first time in over four decades — what lands the Oregon Department of Forestry should protect from

Posted on 29 October 2014 | 4:31 pm

Restitution ordered after target-shooting sparks wildfire – KTVZ


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Restitution ordered after target-shooting sparks wildfire
KTVZ
Five target shooters who sparked a 38-acre wildfire near Alfalfa in 2012 were ordered earlier this year to pay more than $17,000 in restitution to the Bureau of Land Management for firefighting costs, the agency revealed Tuesday.

Posted on 28 October 2014 | 7:41 pm

House Dems again seek vote on wildfire bill – Capital press


House Dems again seek vote on wildfire bill
Capital press
U.S. Rep. John Garamendi, D-Calif., has been joined by House of Representatives Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi in calling for Speaker John Boehner to schedule a vote on a bill that would protect forest management in the federal wildfire disaster budget.

Posted on 28 October 2014 | 6:04 pm

Salvage logging begins after 35000-acre Oregon wildfire – The Seattle Times


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Salvage logging begins after 35000-acre Oregon wildfire
The Seattle Times
Salvage logging begins after 35,000-acre Oregon wildfire. Timber managers are scouring the scene of August's 35,000-acre Oregon Gulch fire near Klamath Falls to find out what's left and if it has any value. By LACEY JARRELL. Herald and News …
Salvage logging begins after Oregon wildfireWRAL.com

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Posted on 27 October 2014 | 2:27 am

1000 homes threatened by Northern California wildfire California on fire: Must … – CNN


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1000 homes threatened by Northern California wildfire California on fire: Must
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(CNN) — 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. The Applegate Fire — centered in …
Yosemite wildfire spreads after air tanker crash and area evacuationsThe Guardian
N. California wildfire threatening hundreds of homesReno Gazette Journal
Calif. wildfire destroys 5 homes, partly closes I-80USA TODAY
The Weather Channel -Yahoo News
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Posted on 10 October 2014 | 2:35 am

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Restitution ordered after target-shooting sparks wildfire

Five target shooters who sparked a 38-acre wildfire near Alfalfa in 2012 were ordered earlier this year to pay more than $17,000 in restitution to the Bureau of Land Management for firefighting costs, the agency revealed Tuesday.

Posted on 28 October 2014 | 8:12 pm

Firefighters expect busy wildfire season

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

Wildfire base opens near Lodgepole

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

WOWIO On a Roll Announces Another Deal

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

Wildfire near Lake Tahoe now 67% contained; 6 homes destroyed

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

Arrest on arson charges for California wildfire that scorched 157 homes

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

Wildfire near Lake Tahoe destroys six homes, threatens 1,000 more

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

Vehicle sparks caused Yosemite wildfire

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

Wildfire burns five homes near Sacramento, threatens 1,000 more

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

Latest Northern California wildfire destroys homes; residents flee

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