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Wildfire Threatens Historic Argentina Forest – AccuWeather.com


BBC News

Wildfire Threatens Historic Argentina Forest
AccuWeather.com
A wildfire burning for over two weeks in Argentina is threatening historic forests in Los Alerces National Park. The park is located in Chubut Province in the Patagonia region of southern Argentina. The national park is know for some of the oldest
Vast Argentine wildfire burns out of control for almost 2 weeksFox News Latino

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Posted on 1 March 2015 | 5:14 pm

Alberta wildfire season now back in effect – 630ched.com


630ched.com

Alberta wildfire season now back in effect
630ched.com
“Let's not forget in 2011 when we had the Slave Lake and area wildfires, the most devastating wildfire season in Alberta history, there was snow on the ground up to two days before those wildfires started. So, yes, it's wildfire season and it's time to

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Posted on 1 March 2015 | 4:54 pm

Report: 1450 Humboldt homes at high or very wildfire risk – Eureka Times Standard


Report: 1450 Humboldt homes at high or very wildfire risk
Eureka Times Standard
In a recent report revealing the number of homes at risk of being destroyed by wildfire in 13 western states, California led with the most “very high risk” homes. With homes rated based on risk level in relation to fire hazards from low, moderate, high

Posted on 28 February 2015 | 6:43 am

Community Meetings Scheduled to Gather Input for Wildfire Protection Plans – Maui Now


Maui Now

Community Meetings Scheduled to Gather Input for Wildfire Protection Plans
Maui Now
The Hawaiʻi Wildfire Management Organization, in collaboration with the Maui Wildfire Coordinating Group, Maui Fire Department and the state Department of Land and Natural Resources Division of Forestry and Wildlife will hold community meetings to …

Posted on 28 February 2015 | 4:02 am

Report: Wildfire Risk to Homes in West Tops $237B – Insurance Journal


Portland Business Journal (blog)

Report: Wildfire Risk to Homes in West Tops $237B
Insurance Journal
In the Western U.S. there are nearly 900,000 homes representing an estimated reconstruction cost of more than $237 billion considered at “very high” or “high” risk from wildfires, a report issued today shows. CoreLogic's Wildfire Risk analysis is the
Thousands of Portland-area homes face wildfire riskPortland Business Journal (blog)
CoreLogic Data Reveals Wildfires Pose Big Risk to Nearly 900000 Western US DirectionsMag.com

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Posted on 27 February 2015 | 2:20 pm

Administration officials support changing wildfire funding – Bend Bulletin


Bend Bulletin

Administration officials support changing wildfire funding
Bend Bulletin
“It's a better business model, it's a better approach,” Tidwell said Thursday, referring to the plan to treat the top 1 percent of wildfires, which account for 30 percent of the cost of fighting wildfires, as natural disasters, with response funded
Wyden questions FS chief on wildfire, county fundingKTVZ

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Posted on 27 February 2015 | 8:20 am

Wildfire victims deserve federal relief – The Olympian


ClaimsJournal.com

Wildfire victims deserve federal relief
The Olympian
A long overdue recognition that victims of wildfires deserve federal disaster relief is at the heart of a bipartisan bill introduced in Congress Wednesday. The Wildlife Prevention Act of 2015 updates guidelines the Federal Emergency Management …
Legislators Introduce Bill to Improve Wildfire Disaster Relief and PreventionClaimsJournal.com
Polis pushes bill to fund wildfire cleanup, preventionThe Coloradoan
Rep. Raul Ruiz revisits wildfire funding billThe Desert Sun
Patch.com
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Posted on 27 February 2015 | 8:05 am

Report: 13000 Deschutes Co. homes at high wildfire risk – KTVZ


Report: 13000 Deschutes Co. homes at high wildfire risk
KTVZ
According to data released Thursday by CoreLogic, nearly 900,000 single-family homes across 13 states in the western U.S., including nearly 13,000 in Deschutes County, are currently designed at "High" or "Very High" risk for wildfire damage

Posted on 27 February 2015 | 12:48 am

Alberta already gearing up for wildfire season – Calgary Herald


Globalnews.ca

Alberta already gearing up for wildfire season
Calgary Herald
There may still be snow on the ground, but the province is already gearing up for wildfire season, which officially begins on March 1st. Preparations include getting crews, aircraft and equipment in place and deploying them to Alberta's Forest
Alberta wildfire season beginsGlobalnews.ca
Alberta ready for wildfire season to start March 1CBC.ca
Wildfire watch begins in AlbertaCTV News
Beacon News (blog)
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Posted on 26 February 2015 | 7:32 pm

Firefighters Increase Containment of California Wildfire That Destroyed 40 … – The Weather Channel


MSNBC

Firefighters Increase Containment of California Wildfire That Destroyed 40
The Weather Channel
A wind-driven wildfire that destroyed 40 homes in California was increasingly contained by firefighters Sunday. Residents were evacuated from two small towns at the base of the Sierra Nevada, and officials were not sure when they would be able to
Northern California wildfire destroys 40 homesFox News
Residents Return to California Towns Charred by WildfireABC News
California wildfire burns 40 homesMSNBC
Los Angeles Times
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Posted on 9 February 2015 | 6:17 am

Wildfire – Yahoo News Search Results

Bill allows wildfire response law to cover other emergencies

The House Appropriations Committee unanimously approved a bill last week to ensure the state wildfire mobilization law covers responses to non-fire incidents such as landslides, earthquakes, floods and outbreaks of contagious disease.

Posted on 1 March 2015 | 10:30 am

Alberta ready for wildfire season to start March 1

All industrial or commercial operations in Alberta should be sure that emergency response and wildfire management systems are fully operational to quickly and effectively respond to potential wildfire situations. Any individual or company found responsible for starting a wildfire may be charged with the cost of fighting that fire and may be fined under the Forest and Prairie Protection Act. To …

Posted on 26 February 2015 | 7:56 pm

Alberta wildfire season begins

Alberta says its financial crunch is not affecting preparations for the wildfire season, which starts Sunday.

Posted on 26 February 2015 | 6:58 pm

Alberta says financial crunch not affecting preparations for wildfire season

EDMONTON – Alberta says its financial crunch is not affecting preparations for the wildfire season, which starts Sunday. Wildfire officer Geoffrey Driscoll said Alberta Environment is positioning the same number of firefighters, forest watchers and equipment as last year. "We are going to

Posted on 26 February 2015 | 6:21 pm

2015 Wildfire preps underway

Can you believe it? Firefighters across the valley are already training for this year's upcoming wildfire season.

Posted on 26 February 2015 | 5:57 pm

Are you ready for wildfire?

The 2015 fire season in Eastern Madera County looks dire. The coming fire season appears to be on track to be even more severe than the 2014 season. Click to Continue »

Posted on 24 February 2015 | 2:32 am

Into the wild with Valmik Thapar

Valmik Thapar's book — Wildfire: The Splendours Of India's Animal Kingdom — is a reminder of India's sumptuous wildlife wealth at a time when there is a steady dilution of conservation policies

Posted on 23 February 2015 | 11:45 am

Residents return to California towns charred by wildfire

SWALL MEADOWS, Calif. (AP) — More than 200 residents of two communities ravaged by a wildfire along the eastern slope of the Sierra Nevada were allowed to return home Monday to an area that could see more wildfires as the state enters its fourth year of drought.

Posted on 10 February 2015 | 5:59 am

National Wildfire Community Preparedness Day Launched in Canada

National Wildfire Community Preparedness Day Launched in Canada

Posted on 9 February 2015 | 4:02 pm

California Wildfire Burns 40 Homes

The wildfire near the Nevada border was fueled by 50 to 75 mph winds Friday, and by Saturday it had burned homes and forced two towns' evacuation.

Posted on 8 February 2015 | 6:24 am