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BC Wildfire crews hit Vernon wildfire from air – Globalnews.ca


Globalnews.ca

BC Wildfire crews hit Vernon wildfire from air
Globalnews.ca
VERNON, B.C. – The B.C. Wildfire Service called in two helicopters and four water skimmers Wednesday evening to help local fire crews douse flames from a wildfire in the BX/ Swan Lake area. The blaze has been called the Swan Lake Wildfire and sent a …

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Posted on 25 August 2016 | 3:24 am

Wildfire forces closure of south entrance to Yellowstone National Park – Reuters


Daily Mail

Wildfire forces closure of south entrance to Yellowstone National Park
Reuters
Burning trees and thick smoke from a large Wyoming wildfire have prompted authorities to close the main connecting road between the south end of Yellowstone National Park and the northern border of Grand Teton National Park. The closure order, which …
Crews battling 35 large, uncontained wildfires in the WestDaily Mail
Montana Wildfire Roundup For August 24, 2016MTPR
Crews making progress on Washington wildfiresThe Columbian
The Missoulian
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Posted on 24 August 2016 | 11:32 pm

The Latest: Fire Near Utah Ski Resort Crosses Idaho Border – ABC News


The Atlantic

The Latest: Fire Near Utah Ski Resort Crosses Idaho Border
ABC News
Firefighters in northern Utah are working to contain a growing wildfire near a ski resort that's now crossed the border into southern Idaho. Fire spokeswoman Sierra Hellstrom said Wednesday that wind and high temperatures Tuesday afternoon had pushed …
The US Wildfire Threatening a State TreasureThe Atlantic
California wildfire forces Hearst Castle attraction to closeThe Guardian
Explosive Blue Cut fire fully contained as other wildfires continue to rageLos Angeles Times
Wall Street Journal –CBS News
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Posted on 24 August 2016 | 6:55 pm

Evacuees near West Kelowna wildfire can return home: regional district – Vancouver Sun


Vancouver Sun

Evacuees near West Kelowna wildfire can return home: regional district
Vancouver Sun
WEST KELOWNA — Residents forced out of their homes by a wildfire west of Kelowna can now return. The Central Okanagan Regional District says the evacuation order has been lifted for 105 properties near the Bear Creek wildfire, about 10 kilometres …
Bear Creek wildfire displaced residents allowed to return homeGlobalnews.ca
Bear Creek wildfire 75% containedCBC.ca
Wildfire still active, 75% contained in British Columbia's Okanagan …Canadian Underwriter
News1130 –CTV News –InfoTel News Ltd
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Posted on 24 August 2016 | 5:55 pm

Drones preventing crews from combating wildfires – MyNorthwest.com


MyNorthwest.com

Drones preventing crews from combating wildfires
MyNorthwest.com
Drones are becoming a nuisance to fire crews combating blazes across the nation. But they were more than just an irritation recently in the Olympic National Park. A drone halted all air support for nearly a day. Though it's not the largest of wildfires

Posted on 24 August 2016 | 12:56 pm

Varcoe: Wildfire keeps bad news coming for ailing Alberta economy – Calgary Herald


Calgary Herald

Varcoe: Wildfire keeps bad news coming for ailing Alberta economy
Calgary Herald
The brutal impact of the Fort McMurray wildfires was on full display Tuesday as the Notley government released financial results for its first quarter of 2016. The April-to-June scorecard showed a growing budget deficit, now projected at a record $10.9
Impact of Fort Mac wildfire adds to Alberta's economic challenges, increases deficit: provinceCanadian Underwriter
In Pictures: Alberta Strong startup donated $30000 to wildfire effortsThe Globe and Mail
Alberta's deficit projected at $10.9 billion as province faces wildfire related challengesCTV News
Reuters –Macleans.ca –Medicine Hat News
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Posted on 24 August 2016 | 11:02 am

Wildfire ransomware code cracked: Victims can now unlock encrypted files for free – ZDNet


ZDNet

Wildfire ransomware code cracked: Victims can now unlock encrypted files for free
ZDNet
Wildfire ransomware has plagued victims in The Netherlands and Belgium. Image: McAfee Labs. Victims of the Wildfire ransomware can get their encrypted files back without paying hackers for the privilege, after the No More Ransom initiative released a
Dutch Police seize WildFire Locker Command and Control Servers. Decryptors Released.BleepingComputer
Wildfire Ransomware Campaign DisruptedThreatpost
Intel douses Wildfire ransomware as-a-service Euro menace • The …The Register
Infosecurity Magazine –McAfee
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Posted on 24 August 2016 | 10:44 am

Wildfire north of Medford prompts ‘be set’ evacuation notice – OregonLive.com


OregonLive.com

Wildfire north of Medford prompts 'be set' evacuation notice
OregonLive.com
A wildfire 25 miles north of Medford has prompted a "be set" evacuation notice for an area containing more than 40 structures, officials said. The Cleveland Ridge fire, reported Monday about 5 miles north of Shady Cove, had scorched more than 570 acres

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Posted on 24 August 2016 | 7:04 am

Inslee declares state of emergency, blames climate change as E. Wash. wildfires rage – KOMO News


KOMO News

Inslee declares state of emergency, blames climate change as E. Wash. wildfires rage
KOMO News
A plane drops a load of fire retardant on the north side of Beacon Hill, Sunday, Aug 21, 2016, in Spokane, Wash. The fast moving wildfire is threatening structures as it moves in a north-easterly direction. (Colin Mulvany/The Spokesman-Review, via AP) …
10 Western States Continue to Battle WildfiresEcoWatch
Wildfires in Spokane region grow, destroy more than a dozen homesThe Seattle Times
At least 16 homes destroyed in Eastern Washington wildfiresKIRO Seattle
The Weather Channel –Northwest Public Radio
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Posted on 24 August 2016 | 4:06 am

Audit finds Oregon Department of Forestry struggling after years of large wildfire seasons – OregonLive.com


OregonLive.com

Audit finds Oregon Department of Forestry struggling after years of large wildfire seasons
OregonLive.com
Overall, the audit shows the state Forestry Department is struggling with similar issues as its federal counterpart, the U.S. Forest Service, as both agencies face increasingly long and intense wildfire seasons. Last year alone, 2,524 fires burned in
Audit: Large Wildfire Seasons Take Toll On Oregon's Forestry DepartmentOPB News
Audit shows wildfires straining ODF staff, programsEast Oregonian (subscription)

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Posted on 23 August 2016 | 5:45 pm