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Thursday April 24th 2014

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

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Dry winds, wildfire threat bring red flag warning to NJ – NJ.com


Dry winds, wildfire threat bring red flag warning to NJ
NJ.com
There hasn't been an April shower for days, and a strong wind has dried out the land across New Jersey, making green areas ready to burn. As a result, the National Weather Service has instituted a “red flag” warning across the entire state until 8 tonight.

Posted on 24 April 2014 | 1:44 pm

Wildfire prep, wolf survey, waterways details and more: Outdoor Insider – Penn Live (blog)


Wildfire prep, wolf survey, waterways details and more: Outdoor Insider
Penn Live (blog)
As part of America's PrepareAthon!, the U.S. Forest Service at 11 a.m. Friday, April 25, will host a wildfire-themed twitter chat in anticipation of another severe wildfire season in 2014. Drought conditions in the West, especially in California

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Posted on 24 April 2014 | 1:22 pm

Wildfire Preparedness Meeting To Be Held Thursday Night – KKTV 11 News


Nebraska Radio Network

Wildfire Preparedness Meeting To Be Held Thursday Night
KKTV 11 News
Peak wildfire season is almost upon us, and firefighters want to ensure this summer is not a repeat of the previous two. A 90 minute meeting will be held at the Cheyenne Mountain High School auditorium Thursday night, starting at 6:30. The high school
Expert: Severity of wildfire season ahead is still a tossupNebraska Radio Network
Tennessee State Fire Marshal's Office Promotes Wildfire PreparednessClarksville Online
Meteorologists warn of increased wildfire risk in Lynchburg areaLynchburg News and Advance
Knoxville News Sentinel -Southwest Times -Sequoyah County Times
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Posted on 24 April 2014 | 1:08 pm

Wildfire Risk Continues Thursday – CBS Local


Wildfire Risk Continues Thursday
CBS Local
Despite bright sunshine, an invisible hazard exists across the Delaware Valley in the form of an enhanced fire risk Thursday. The threat comes courtesy of a very dry air mass combined with a cool northwest breeze. Sustained winds will persist most of

Posted on 24 April 2014 | 11:48 am

South Jersey Wildfire Destroys 1500 Acres, Continues To Burn – MyFox Philadelphia


NBC 10 Philadelphia

South Jersey Wildfire Destroys 1500 Acres, Continues To Burn
MyFox Philadelphia
South Jersey Wildfire Destroys 1,500 Acres, Continues To Burn. Posted: Wednesday, April 23, 2014 10:40 PM EDT. Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014 6:56 AM EDT. South Jersey Wildfire Destroys 1,500 Acres, Continues To BurnMore>> · Crews battling …
Forest fire spreads to 1500 acres in Cumblerland County during Red Flag Warning6abc.com
Downe Township brush blaze upgraded to forest fire, affecting 1500 acresNJ.com

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Posted on 24 April 2014 | 10:59 am

Sunny and 60s, breezy with wildfire threat Thursday – Baltimore Sun (blog)


Sunny and 60s, breezy with wildfire threat Thursday
Baltimore Sun (blog)
A red flag warning, indicating an enhanced threat of wildfire spread, is in effect from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Breezes of 15-25 mph are expected, and with sunny skies and dry plants, any brush fires could easily grow, forecasters warned. A brisk morning

Posted on 24 April 2014 | 10:38 am

900-acre Bear Den wildfire 70 percent contained – Cumberland Times-News


WTAJ

900-acre Bear Den wildfire 70 percent contained
Cumberland Times-News
CENTERVILLE, Pa. — A 900-acre wildfire on Wills Mountain in Bedford County was said Wednesday to be “the largest fire in Pennsylvania this spring season,” according to Cecile Stelter, Pennsylvania Bureau of Forestry public information officer. The
Wildfire burns 900 A of Game Lands near BedfordChambersburg Public Opinion
Wildfire Causing Problems For CrewsWTAJ
Bedford Fire LatestFox8tv

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Posted on 24 April 2014 | 3:50 am

The first National Wildfire Community Preparedness Day is May 3 – Michigan State University Extension


The first National Wildfire Community Preparedness Day is May 3
Michigan State University Extension
On Saturday, May 3, individuals and communities across the United States will be devoting anywhere from a few hours to the entire day performing a variety of tasks to reduce the risk of their homes and property suffering damage or destruction by wildfire.

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Posted on 24 April 2014 | 3:11 am

NJ wildfire risk rising with dry air, gusty winds – www.app.com (blog)


www.app.com (blog)

NJ wildfire risk rising with dry air, gusty winds
www.app.com (blog)
NJ wildfire risk rising with dry air, gusty winds. Posted on April 23, 2014 by Todd B. Bates. An elevated to near-critical fire weather threat is likely on Thurs. April 24 and Fri. April 25 in most of New Jersey (Source: Storm Prediction Center). If

Posted on 23 April 2014 | 8:40 pm

Chile Wildfire Litters Questions In The Ash Of Burned-Out Homes – NPR


Chile Wildfire Litters Questions In The Ash Of Burned-Out Homes
NPR
Chile Wildfire Litters Questions In The Ash Of Burned-Out Homes. by Alexandra Hall. April 23, 2014 4:01 PM ET. Listen to the Story. All Things Considered. 3 min 53 sec. Playlist; Download. In Chile, a fire that started in the hills above Valparaiso

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Posted on 23 April 2014 | 8:04 pm

Wildfire – Yahoo News Search Results

Wildfire season is upon us

Most of Michigan's wildfires occur in the spring – April, May and June.

Posted on 24 April 2014 | 1:54 pm

Wildfire prep, wolf survey, waterways details and more: Outdoor Insider

Your daily (Monday through Friday) guide to all things outdoors, near and far. Like a chat around the campfire with friends who keep up with all the outdoor news.

Posted on 24 April 2014 | 1:28 pm

Wildfire Preparedness Meeting To Be Held Thursday Night

A meeting over wildfire preparedness will be held Thursday night at Cheyenne Mountain High School.

Posted on 24 April 2014 | 1:05 pm

Bi-Partisan group of Senators lobbying to prepare for wildfire season

How, a bi-partisan group of Senators is lobbying for a bill that they hope can help reduce the damage and the cost of fighting the next big wildfire.

Posted on 23 April 2014 | 5:30 am

Wildfire map: west side of Colorado Springs could be next

Wildfires threaten our cities every summer.  So who's next? Colorado Springs released this season's Wildfire Urban Interface Map. It shows which areas are most at risk for a wildfire. According to the map, the west side of town is at the biggest risk for a wildfire. Cheyenne Canyon is one of the places on that map. Dry shrubs and dead trees are fuel for wildfires. The Colorado Springs prepared …

Posted on 22 April 2014 | 11:34 pm

VIDEO: Wildfire Preparedness Meeting

Springs means wildfire season is just around the corner in southern Colorado and city leaders says it wants to make sure residents are ready.

Posted on 21 April 2014 | 7:08 pm

Huachuca Mountains wildfire 90 percent contained

Firefighters continue to monitor a wildfire that has been burning in mountains near Sierra Vista that is now 90 percent contained.

Posted on 21 April 2014 | 6:00 pm

NM, Arizona senators on wildfire tour

U.S. Sens. Jeff Flake and Martin Heinrich are planning to visit Arizona and New Mexico to discuss forest restoration and wildfire preparedness.

Posted on 21 April 2014 | 11:45 am

Large wildfire in Dutch national park

EDE, Netherlands (AP) — A large wildfire destroyed at least 530 hectares (1,300 acres) in the Netherlands' Hoge Veluwe National Park on Sunday, one of the worst fires seen in the region for decades, Dutch authorities said.

Posted on 20 April 2014 | 6:09 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