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Wildfire burns 150 acres in central South Dakota – Rapid City Journal


Wildfire burns 150 acres in central South Dakota
Rapid City Journal
FORT PIERRE | A wildfire has burned 150 acres of grass and brush near the Oahe Dam's emergency spillway. Fort Pierre Fire Chief Rick Cronin tells KCCR-AM that hunters may have caused the weekend blaze. But he adds that can't be determined.

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Posted on 20 October 2014 | 11:15 pm

Montana City wildfire estimated at 5 acres – Helena Independent Record


Montana City wildfire estimated at 5 acres
Helena Independent Record
Firefighters are responding to a wildfire estimated at 5 acres in size near Moonlite Ridge Road in Montana City. Additional details are not immediately available. Check this story at helenair.com for updates. Copyright 2014 Helena Independent Record.

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Posted on 20 October 2014 | 9:53 pm

Homeowners file wildfire claims against Washington – KGMI


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Homeowners file wildfire claims against Washington
KGMI
The claims accuse the department of negligence for failing to protect the properties from the wildfires. Thomason says from the very beginning, the department stood by and did nothing. He says they just let the fire grow. A department spokesman says
Carlton fire victims file claimsCapital Press

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Posted on 20 October 2014 | 2:47 pm

Midland, Big Spring Fire Departments Get New Wildfire Gear Through Non-Profit – NewsWest9.com


Midland, Big Spring Fire Departments Get New Wildfire Gear Through Non-Profit
NewsWest9.com
MIDLAND – The Permian Basin Fireman's Fund (PBFF) has only been around for a couple of years but they've already been successful in helping the local fire departments. In a photo taken in 2012, you can see wild land firefighters who are wearing heavy …

Posted on 20 October 2014 | 4:10 am

Arson Arrest in Wildfire That Devastated California Town – NBCNews.com


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Arson Arrest in Wildfire That Devastated California Town
NBCNews.com
Police have arrested a suspected arsonist they say intentionally set a northern California wildfire that devastated a lumber town last month, sending residents running for their lives. Weed, California, police arrested 24-year-old Ronald Beau Marshall
Ronald Beau Marshall is charged with starting a devastating wildfire in CaliforniaDaily Mail
California Man Arrested for Arson After Wildfire Destroys 157 HomesGawker
Arrest on arson charges for California wildfire that scorched 157 homesCNN

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Posted on 11 October 2014 | 10:17 pm

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
CNN
(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 …
Northern California's Applegate Wildfire: 1000 Structures ThreatenedThe Weather Channel
N. California wildfire threatening hundreds of homesReno Gazette Journal
Yosemite wildfire spreads after air tanker crash and area evacuationsThe Guardian
USA TODAY -NBCNews.com
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Posted on 10 October 2014 | 2:35 am

Vehicle Sparks Caused Yosemite Wildfire – ABC News


ABC News

Vehicle Sparks Caused Yosemite Wildfire
ABC News
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 Killed Fighting Yosemite Wildfire Made 'Ultimate Sacrifice'NBCNews.com
California Pilot Dies in Crash Fighting Yosemite WildfireNBC Bay Area
Pilot dies in crash of air tanker fighting northern California wildfireFox News
SFGate -Los Angeles Times -New York Times
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Posted on 9 October 2014 | 11:45 pm

California burns through $209-million wildfire budget, taps $70 million more – Los Angeles Times


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California burns through $209-million wildfire budget, taps $70 million more
Los Angeles Times
Although California routinely blows through its budget for fighting wildfires, this year the state set aside more money than usual. Now, less than three months after Gov. Jerry Brown signed the budget, his administration is tapping into reserves
California Exhausts Initial Firefighting Budget Before Entering Wildfire SeasonCBS Local
California wildfires: 2014 budget spent, as typical high-fire season begins Christian Science Monitor
Crews make more progress with California wildfireKTVU San Francisco
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Posted on 30 September 2014 | 5:37 pm

Massive California ‘King’ Wildfire Keeps 3000 From Homes – NBCNews.com


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Massive California 'King' Wildfire Keeps 3000 From Homes
NBCNews.com
Nearly 3,000 people were kept from their Northern California homes Sunday due to an arson-related wildfire that was growing substantially with every passing day. The "King fire," burning 60 miles east of Sacramento in the town of El Dorado, has
Northern California wildfire: Record amount of retardant used to fight blazeFox News
California wildfire: teams assess damage as blaze growsThe Guardian
Suspected California wildfire arsonist enters pleaCBS News
National Geographic -Mashable -Yahoo News
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Posted on 22 September 2014 | 8:32 am

Northern California wildfire still growing – USA TODAY


USA TODAY

Northern California wildfire still growing
USA TODAY
POLLOCK PINES, Calif. — An expanding wildfire in Northern California has reached 82,018 acres, or more than 128 square miles, as of Sunday morning, California fire officials said. The fire, which began Sept. 13, about 60 miles east of Sacramento
Drought adds fuel to troubling wildfire season in CaliforniaCBS News
California's gigantic King wildfire keeps growing amid warnings of 'extreme Washington Post
California Wildfire Keeps GrowingWall Street Journal
The Guardian -KABC-TV
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Posted on 21 September 2014 | 9:11 pm

Wildfire – Yahoo News Search Results

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

The Innovative, Unlikely Idea That Could Save America’s Forests

In late August 2011, the Rio Grande ran black through New Mexico. Earlier in the month, the largest wildfire in the state’s history had burned in the mountains northwest of Santa Fe, and without vegetation to hold the soil in place, seasonal monsoon rains sent mud, dead trees, and other material down the mountain in a 70-foot-deep mass of debris that ended up in the river. …

Posted on 17 October 2014 | 9:55 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

Correction: California Wildfire-Plane Crash Story

Correction: California Wildfire-Plane Crash story

Posted on 9 October 2014 | 4:54 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