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Turbos extend streak versus Wildfire – Waterloo Record


Turbos extend streak versus Wildfire
Waterloo Record
The only local National Ringette League game on the schedule this weekend was a head-to-head between the Cambridge Turbos and the Waterloo Wildfire. The Turbos emerged victorious, defeating the Wildfire by a score of 5-3. Sherri Adams led the way for …

Posted on 26 January 2015 | 12:35 am

Weather Service: High winds put northeast Oklahoma under elevated wildfire risk – Tulsa World


Tulsa World

Weather Service: High winds put northeast Oklahoma under elevated wildfire risk
Tulsa World
The high winds combined with dry vegetation will increase chances for wildfires, forecasters said. A wind advisory is in effect until 4 p.m. for much of central and parts of northeast Oklahoma, including Creek, Pawnee, Osage and Washington counties.

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Posted on 25 January 2015 | 5:49 pm

Mililani Mauka wildfire burns 460 acres – Honolulu Star-Advertiser


Maine News

Mililani Mauka wildfire burns 460 acres
Honolulu Star-Advertiser
This photo provided by the Hawaii state Department of Land and Natural Resources shows smoke from a wildfire burning a rare native forest in a mountainous area near Mililani, Hawaii on Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015. The fire is burning ohia and koa forest on …
460 acres burned in Hawaiian wildfireSMN Weekly
Fire in native forest on Oahu burns 460 acresAlbany Times Union
Firefighters battling brush fire near Mililani MaukaKITV Honolulu

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Posted on 24 January 2015 | 5:19 am

Wanted: 200 new forest wildfire firefighters this summer in BC – CBC.ca


CBC.ca

Wanted: 200 new forest wildfire firefighters this summer in BC
CBC.ca
B.C.'s Wildfire Management Branch is looking for new firefighters to travel the province this summer putting out forest wildfires. The province employs more than 1000 firefighters each summer, and with a turnover rate of about 20 per cent, it is

Posted on 23 January 2015 | 11:52 pm

Rush Historic District of Buffalo National River Threaten by Wildfire – KARK


KARK

Rush Historic District of Buffalo National River Threaten by Wildfire
KARK
Rush Historic District of Buffalo National River Threaten by Wildfire. 01/23/2015 05:18 PM. 01/23/2015 05:21 PM. At about 4 p.m. Thursday, a new fire was discovered by NPS staff, burning near the Rush Campground. (News Release) – At about 4 p.m. …
Multiple Wildfires Plus Rescue Test The Staff And Cooperators At Buffalo National Parks Traveler
Wildfire threatens Rush Historic District of Buffalo National RiverNewton County Times (subscription)
Twin Lakes Area BriefsBaxter Bulletin

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Posted on 23 January 2015 | 11:33 pm

New measure targets wildfire funding – The Durango Herald


New measure targets wildfire funding
The Durango Herald
The Wildfire Disaster Funding Act, sponsored by Sen. Michael Bennet and Sen. Cory Gardner, would allow the U.S. Forest Service to access the pre-existing disaster fund used by the Federal Emergency Management Agency to adequately respond to …

Posted on 23 January 2015 | 12:28 pm

Wyden Introduces Bill To Fund Wildfire Control – OPB News


OPB News

Wyden Introduces Bill To Fund Wildfire Control
OPB News
Currently, wildfire budgets are set by using ten-year cost averages for fire fighting. But in recent years wildfires are tending to be bigger, hotter, and more expensive to control. The Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management sometimes have to

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Posted on 22 January 2015 | 11:26 pm

Mild, dry weather sparks wildfire concern – THV 11


THV 11

Mild, dry weather sparks wildfire concern
THV 11
More than 1,300 acres burned in 86 wildfires across Arkansas this past weekend. The Arkansas Forestry Commission said these fires should spark a reminder for people to use safe burning practices. For the past 10 years, burning debris has been the most …
Dried out, dormant vegetation increases Arkansas wildfire riskMagnoliareporter
86 Wildfires Reported Across Arkansas MLK Holiday Weekend5newsonline.com

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Posted on 21 January 2015 | 12:30 am

Buffalo Wilderness Wildfire Increases, 200 Acres Affected – KARK


KARK

Buffalo Wilderness Wildfire Increases, 200 Acres Affected
KARK
MARION COUNTY, AR–Firefighters plan to battle a wildfire in the lower buffalo wilderness overnight. By late Sunday the flames had already spread across more than 20 acres and officials estimate dry, windy conditions could help the fire spread
200 Acre Wildfire Closes Part Of Lower Buffalo Wilderness5newsonline.com
Wildfire reported in Lower Buffalo WildernessTHV 11
Wildfire growing on Buffalo River in Marion CountyHarrison Daily (subscription)

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Posted on 19 January 2015 | 2:33 am

Oklahoma Wildfires Close Interstate 35, Prompt Evacuations | The Weather … – The Weather Channel


The Weather Channel

Oklahoma Wildfires Close Interstate 35, Prompt Evacuations | The Weather
The Weather Channel
At least 13 wildfires broke out across central and eastern Oklahoma Sunday, forcing a major interstate to close and prompting a local fire chief to request the evacuation of a small town northeast of Oklahoma City. One of the fires forced the Oklahoma
Thousands of acres scorched by Logan County wildfireKOCO Oklahoma City
Driving near wildfire leads to dangerous escape for Oklahoma couplekfor.com
Wildfires Burn Hundreds Of Acres Across Central OklahomaNews On 6
NewsOK.com -news9.com KWTV -The Independent
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Posted on 19 January 2015 | 12:27 am

Wildfire – Yahoo News Search Results

Wildfire record low

MARQUETTE – Last winter's lengthy duration helped lessen prime conditions for spring wildfires in Michigan and, along with a wetter spring and summertime, made 2014 the year with the fewest wildfires and acres burned on record.

Posted on 25 January 2015 | 6:17 am

Alberta Photographer Of The Month: Amanda Nand (PHOTOS)

We first came across Amanda Nand's stunning photography during 2014's Spreading Creek wildfire . Amanda sent us several powerful photos of the thick yellow, black, and orange smoke rising above Banff National Park, as crews worked to keep the controlled burn in check. They were some of the most remarkable wildfire photos we've ever come across. And we weren't the only ones to think so. Amanda's …

Posted on 24 January 2015 | 5:31 pm

Wildfire stand atop conference

The Holy Family/Waconia girls hockey team sits atop the conference, after downing two conference foes. The Wildfire won 4-3 at New Prague on Jan. 15 then defeated a visiting Hutchinson team 2-1 on Jan. 16. Holy Family/Waconia then capped off a busy week with a 2-2 tie at home with Dodge County. HF/W vs. New [...]

Posted on 24 January 2015 | 4:02 pm

Wanted: 200 new forest wildfire firefighters this summer in B.C.

B.C.'s Wildfire Management Branch is looking for new firefighters to travel the province this summer putting out forest wildfires. The province employs more than 1000 firefighters each summer, and with a turnover rate of about 20 per cent, it is looking for around 200 new recruits.

Posted on 23 January 2015 | 11:32 pm

Wildfire in southeast Oklahoma City is out

A wildfire that broke out shortly before 3 p.m. Tuesday in southeast Oklahoma City is out.

Posted on 20 January 2015 | 9:12 pm

Update: Wildfire Spreads Across Buffalo Wilderness Area, 185+ Acres Affected

Firefighters are monitoring a wildfire spreading across part of the buffalo wilderness area Sunday

Posted on 19 January 2015 | 6:24 pm

Wildfire Spreads Across Buffalo Wilderness Area

Firefighters are monitoring a wildfire spreading across part of the buffalo wilderness area Sunday

Posted on 19 January 2015 | 5:25 am

Wildfire win 3-0

After ringing in the New Year with a trio of games on the road, the Holy Family/Waconia girls hockey team got a bit of respite, playing only a single game this past week. The Wildfire got a 3-0 win in front of their home crowd on Jan. 6 over Litchfield/Dassel-Cokato. Coach Ryan Rice said the [...]

Posted on 18 January 2015 | 3:03 am

Wildfire battle through New Year’s tournament

The Holy Family/Waconia girls hockey team traveled to Blaine this past week to compete in a tournament and came away with a big win and a couple of close losses. The Wildfire opened with a 3-2 loss to Spring Lake Park on Jan. 1, bounced back with a 4-1 win over Moose Lake-Willow River Jan. [...]

Posted on 9 January 2015 | 11:47 pm

Australian firefighters containing sprawling wildfire

ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) — Officials say firefighters are winning the battle to contain a sprawling wildfire raging on a 240-kilometer (150-mile) perimeter that has razed 38 homes and left two people in hospitals in southern Australia.

Posted on 6 January 2015 | 7:17 am