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Southwest Wildfire Season Begins – Tucson News Now


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Southwest Wildfire Season Begins
Tucson News Now
The risk of wildfires continues to go up across Arizona and the Southwest. The wildfire "season" generally runs from April through early July. The dry and hot air makes it easy for fires to start and spread rapidly. You can read much more about fire
Wildfire season outlook uncertain, but firefighters preparing for the worstCronkite News
Firefighters face risky 'new normal' in wildfire behaviorEnvironment & Energy Publishing
Wildfire Mitigation and Your Tax ReturnPagosa Daily Post

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Posted on 1 April 2015 | 2:08 am

UPDATED: Multiple Crews Battling Wildfire in Augusta County – WHSV


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UPDATED: Multiple Crews Battling Wildfire in Augusta County
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Fire crews work to put out a wildfire on Little North Mountain in Jennings Gap. Neighbors like Alyssa Aaron and her roommate Ashley Norris watch anxiously as firefighters battle the flames. "I'm actually kind of scared and paranoid so I probably won't
Wildfire Chars More Than 30 Acres in Augusta CountyThe Charlottesville Newsplex

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Posted on 1 April 2015 | 1:29 am

Wildfire outside Blackie spurs state of emergency in M.D. of Foothills … – Globalnews.ca


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Wildfire outside Blackie spurs state of emergency in M.D. of Foothills
Globalnews.ca
CALGARY – A wildfire northeast of the hamlet of Blackie, Alta. has spurred a local state of emergency as of 5:45 p.m. Tuesday night in the Municipal District of Foothills. The grassland fire was contained but “not under control” as of 6:49 p.m. and one
Grass fire near Blackie, Alta. prompts state of emergency in MD of FoothillsCBC.ca
Evacuation warning in Blackie due to grass fire and high winds south of CalgaryMetroNews Canada

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Posted on 1 April 2015 | 1:19 am

Wildfire rages over 500 acres in Ridgecrest area of Black Mountain – Asheville Citizen-Times


Asheville Citizen-Times

Wildfire rages over 500 acres in Ridgecrest area of Black Mountain
Asheville Citizen-Times
BLACK MOUNTAIN — Emergency crews from multiple agencies continued to battle a massive brush fire encompassing about 500 acres in the Ridgecrest area Tuesday evening. Five structure fires were reported as towering plumes of smoke could be seen …
Fire Chief: Wildfire Burns 500 Acres, Still MovingWLOS
Wildfire burns 500+ acres near AshevilleWTVD-TV
Wildfire rages over 500 acres near Black MountainWCNC
WSPA.com -News Radio 570 WWNC
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Posted on 31 March 2015 | 11:50 pm

Southern California wildfire prompts evacuations – CBS News


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Southern California wildfire prompts evacuations
CBS News
A Southern California desert wildfire has burned an outbuilding and prompted evacuation of a handful of homes east of Los Angeles. The San Bernardino County Fire Department says the fire began around noon Tuesday in a riverbed in the unincorporated …
River Bottom Fire: More than 200 firefighters on scene, fire burning in heavy fuel89.3 KPCC
Southern California wildfire sparked by controlled burnKSBY San Luis Obispo News

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Posted on 31 March 2015 | 10:58 pm

Tuesday’s Conditions Increasing Wildfire Risk – WHSV


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Tuesday's Conditions Increasing Wildfire Risk
WHSV
PAGE COUNTY, Va. (WHSV) — Tuesday's dry, warm and windy conditions create a perfect mix for wildfires. It's currently the middle of the spring wildfire season in the Valley and fire crews are already slammed. Stanley Volunteer Fire Chief Terry Pettit
Virginia Wildfire Crews Battling Multiple BlazesWSET

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Posted on 31 March 2015 | 10:00 pm

Strong winds fueling Apple Valley wildfire, now at 60 acres – San Bernardino County Sun


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Strong winds fueling Apple Valley wildfire, now at 60 acres
San Bernardino County Sun
San Bernardino County firefighters battle a multiple alarm wildfire in the Spring Valley Lake suburb of Apple Valley. — Courtesy photo. SPRING VALLEY LAKE >> Mandatory evacuations are underway in this Apple Valley suburb for a 60-acre brush fire, …
WILDFIRE: 'Our biggest concern now is the wind,' officials say, of blazePress-Enterprise

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Posted on 31 March 2015 | 8:35 pm

State preps for 2015 wildfire season – KOIN.com


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State preps for 2015 wildfire season
KOIN.com
In this Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014 photo provided by John Luerding, an air tanker drops fire retardant over a wild fire at the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest between Grants Pass and Cave Junction in Oregon. (AP Photo/John Luerding) …

Posted on 31 March 2015 | 6:11 pm

Snowpack Lowest In Colorado Since Deadly 2012 Wildfire Season – CBS Local


CBS Local

Snowpack Lowest In Colorado Since Deadly 2012 Wildfire Season
CBS Local
As of March 31, the statewide snowpack was 72 percent of normal, down two percent in just 24 hours. April 2015 will start off with the lowest numbers in three years. Many will never forget the year of 2012, which brought devastating wildfires

Posted on 31 March 2015 | 5:34 pm

Montana wildfire continues, but evacuation lifted for ski resort – Washington Post


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Montana wildfire continues, but evacuation lifted for ski resort
Washington Post
Montana officials temporarily evacuated a ski lodge on Saturday after a wind-fueled wildfire crept toward the resort. The blaze, just west of the community of Red Lodge, had grown to 700 acres by Saturday night as winds reached 35 to 50 mph, according
Montana Ski Area Back in Operation After Saturday EvacuationABC News
Evacuations lifted for ski area in southern Montana as crews battle wildfireFox News
Wildfire threatens Montana ski area, forcing evacuationDaily Mail
U-T San Diego -Reuters
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Posted on 29 March 2015 | 2:03 pm

Wildfire – Yahoo News Search Results

Southern California desert wildfire prompts evacuations

A Southern California desert wildfire pushed by gusty winds has burned two outbuildings and prompted evacuation of homes east of Los Angeles.

Posted on 1 April 2015 | 1:25 am

Southern California wildfire prompts evacuations

The blaze began in a riverbed in a small village and quickly grew to 60 acres

Posted on 31 March 2015 | 11:05 pm

Hwy 8 wildfire believed to be human-caused

The Wildfire Management Branch believes a short-lived wildfire 26 kilometres west of Merritt late last week was caused by humans. Although no specific cause was identified by press time, it’s believed the fire was human-caused because there has been no lightning in the area recently.

Posted on 31 March 2015 | 4:24 pm

Harding County wildfire largest in the state since 2012

HARDING COUNTY | With a towering column of smoke visible from Belle Fourche, some 50 miles south of the blaze, the wildfire in Harding County is now the largest the state has faced in three years.

Posted on 31 March 2015 | 12:30 pm

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Posted on 30 March 2015 | 4:59 pm

Southwest Wildfire Awareness Week gets your ready for the hot, dry wildfire season

For Tucson the months of April, May, and June are generally the driest of the year. As temperatures heat up through spring and into summer, the warm and dry conditions increase the wildfire threat. 

Posted on 30 March 2015 | 3:30 pm

Wildfire critical in calculating carbon-payback time for biomass energy projects

Accounting for wildfire is essential in achieving an accurate and realistic calculation of the carbon payback period associated with converting forest biomass into energy, according to a new study. Researchers said their analysis of carbon-accounting methods is expected to inform the scientific debate about the sustainability of such conversion projects.

Posted on 30 March 2015 | 1:57 pm

Crews battle Montana wildfire, ski lodge evacuation lifted

Visitors were free to return to the ski area at the Red Lodge Mountain Resort Saturday evening, after being evacuated as a precautionary move due to a 700-acre wildfire nearby.

Posted on 29 March 2015 | 2:40 pm

Montana wildfire expands, but evacuation lifted for ski area

© AP Photo/U.S. Forest Service In this photo released by the U.S. Forest Service, the Wildland Fire burns along Nichols Creek Saturday, March 28, 2015, near Red Lodge, Montana. Authorities evacuated a ski lodge in southern Montana because of a wind-driven wildfire heading toward it.

Posted on 29 March 2015 | 12:47 pm

Wildfire grows in Montana, but ski area evacuation lifted

RED LODGE, Mont. (AP) — An unseasonable wildfire driven by strong winds prompted a short-term evacuation of a ski lodge in southern Montana.

Posted on 29 March 2015 | 4:38 am