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National forest officials urge wildfire safety – Reno Gazette Journal


Business Insider

National forest officials urge wildfire safety
Reno Gazette Journal
Efforts to promote wildfire safety are being emphasized by Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest officials in the face of record-breaking high temperatures. According to a statement issued by National Forest officials, fire restrictions are in place across
Wildfires are already raging – and it's about to get a whole lot worseBusiness Insider
Man allegedly posing as firefighter arrested near wildfireBakersfield Now
Florida Forest Service Sends Crews to Battle Wildfire in CaliforniaWTVY, Dothan

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Posted on 2 July 2015 | 10:45 pm

Thick wildfire smoke is a double-edged sword. Here’s why – The Weather Network


The Weather Network

Thick wildfire smoke is a double-edged sword. Here's why
The Weather Network
Evacuation centres in central and southern Saskatchewan are reportedly housing at least 5,000 people as of Thursday, all displaced from their homes by thick smoke drifting down from wildfires burning in northern parts of the province. The evacuations
Wildfire smoke spurs air quality statement for parts of AlbertaGlobalnews.ca
Wildfire smoke adding an orange tint to full moonWDBJ7
Wildfire smoke causing air quality concernsMetroNews Canada
News Talk 980 CJME
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Posted on 2 July 2015 | 9:14 pm

Sunol: Firefighters battling 45-acre wildfire – San Jose Mercury News


Sunol: Firefighters battling 45-acre wildfire
San Jose Mercury News
Firefighters have contained half of a wildfire burning in the hills of Sunol since early Thursday morning, authorities said. At least 45 acres burned in the blaze, and it was 50 percent contained as of 8:45 a.m., according to CalFire. The agency said

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Posted on 2 July 2015 | 6:01 pm

Radiation spike recorded after Chernobyl wildfire – International Business Times UK


International Business Times UK

Radiation spike recorded after Chernobyl wildfire
International Business Times UK
Nuclear inspectors have recorded a significant increase in radiation in the Chernobyl exclusion zone, after wildfires tore through forest near the devastated nuclear power station. Radiation recordings in the Polesskoye settlement, which was abandoned

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Posted on 2 July 2015 | 3:05 pm

Fast-moving wildfire sparked in Southern California – CBS News


CBS News

Fast-moving wildfire sparked in Southern California
CBS News
MORENO VALLEY, Calif. — A fast-moving wildfire burning in Riverside County prompted the evacuation of a campground, but no homes were threatened. The blaze erupted around 8:30 p.m. Wednesday in Moreno Valley, about 70 miles east of Los Angeles.
Crews work overnight to contain wildfire near Lake PerrisLos Angeles Times
Riverside Co. wildfire prompts evacuations10News
Wildfire prompts evacuation of camp area in Riverside CountyKSBY San Luis Obispo News
NBC Southern California -The San Luis Obispo Tribune
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Posted on 2 July 2015 | 10:35 am

Western Wildfires: Progress Against Washington Fires – ABC News


ABC News

Western Wildfires: Progress Against Washington Fires
ABC News
Fire crews have reported progress fighting wildfires in tinder-dry, drought-stricken Washington state, as well as in Nevada. Here is a look at hotspots around the West. ———. WASHINGTON. Firefighters attacked hotspots at a wildfire that has destroyed
Yet another wildfire spreads in Washington stateCBS News
Washington wildfire probably human-caused, official saysCNN
Officials rule out natural causes in Wenatchee wildfireKOMO News
KING5.com -The Seattle Times
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Posted on 2 July 2015 | 6:07 am

Quincy wildfire: Dry, windy conditions cause concern – KING5.com


NBC Right Now

Quincy wildfire: Dry, windy conditions cause concern
KING5.com
QUINCY, Wash. – Firefighters battled another wild fire in Central Washington early Wednesday. The Monument Hill Fire had burned 2,100 acres and destroyed at least two structures near Quincy as of Wednesday morning. Firefighters have laid fire lines …
Containment for Wildfire Near QuincyNBC Right Now
Quincy blaze latest wildfire in WashingtonDailysunnews
NEW WILDFIRE NEAR QUINCY WASH. BURNS THOUSANDS OF ACRESSky Valley Chronicle

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Posted on 1 July 2015 | 6:38 pm

The West Is Literally On Fire, And The Impacts Could Be Widespread – ThinkProgress


CityLab

The West Is Literally On Fire, And The Impacts Could Be Widespread
ThinkProgress
As expected, the 2015 wildfire season has meant more bad news for drought-stricken Western states. As of June 30, 45 wildfires large active wildfires burned from Alaska down to Arizona and as far east as Colorado. Wildfires in Southern California had
Smoke From Canada's Wildfires Is Reaching All the Way to TexasCityLab
Alaska Wildfires Map Puts the 1.8 Million Acres Burned This Year in PerspectiveABC News
Scorched Earth Is Big Climate Concern in Alaska WildfiresClimate Central
Business Insider Australia -Gizmodo -Mashable
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Posted on 1 July 2015 | 12:32 pm

Washington wildfire victim: ‘It’s just surreal, sad’ – CNN


CNN

Washington wildfire victim: 'It's just surreal, sad'
CNN
The cause of the fire was unknown, but temperatures in the region have topped 100 degrees for days, and rainfall has been scarce. The Sleepy Hollow Fire is one of four active wildfires in Washington, according to InciWeb, which is an interagency
Aerial photographs of Washington wildfire after a thousand people forced to Daily Mail
Fire crews make gains against damaging Washington wildfireU.S. News & World Report
'Mind-blowing' Washington wildfires burn homes and force hundreds to fleeThe Guardian
People Magazine -KOMO News
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Posted on 1 July 2015 | 12:01 am

Alaska’s Current Off-the-Charts Wildfire Situation, in One Map – Slate Magazine (blog)


Slate Magazine (blog)

Alaska's Current Off-the-Charts Wildfire Situation, in One Map
Slate Magazine (blog)
As I reported in a lengthy dive on Alaska's rapidly changing climate earlier this year, a cruel irony is that since Alaska's wildfire-fighting service is funded by the state's significant oil reserves, a dip in oil prices this year means the state is
Alaska Wildfires in June 2015 Have Surpassed June 2004, Which Was a Record The Weather Channel
Alaska wildfires have burned over two million acres — and fire season still Washington Post
Weekend rains bring relief for Alaska wildfire crewsAlaska Public Radio Network

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Posted on 30 June 2015 | 9:23 pm