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Tuesday September 23rd 2014

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

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California wildfire’s thick smoke closes schools – USA TODAY


USA TODAY

California wildfire's thick smoke closes schools
USA TODAY
Fog-like smoke from a large wildfire burning east of Sacramento forced several area schools to close after public officials worried about the effects on children's health. The King Fire, burning in the heavily forested El Dorado and Placer counties
32 Structures Destroyed in California WildfireABC News
Crews fighting King wildfire prepare for weather shiftThe Desert Sun
Destructive California wildfire burns on as weather heats upReuters UK
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Posted on 23 September 2014 | 5:40 am

Wildfire sparks call for total fire ban in Queensland’s Gulf of Carpentaria – ABC Online


Wildfire sparks call for total fire ban in Queensland's Gulf of Carpentaria
ABC Online
Landholders are still assessing the damage from a wildfire that ripped through gulf country properties, north west of Burketown, last week. According to emergency services the fire was unlawfully lit and spread over 2,000 square kilometres into

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Posted on 23 September 2014 | 5:27 am

Crews dealing with hotter temps, winds in Pollock Pines – KCRA Sacramento


KCRA Sacramento

Crews dealing with hotter temps, winds in Pollock Pines
KCRA Sacramento
The wildfire, which started on Sept. 13, continues to threaten about 21,000 structures, more than half of them homes. It has destroyed at least 10 homes and 22 outbuildings in the White Meadows area of Pollock Pines, according to preliminary figures

Posted on 22 September 2014 | 10:52 pm

Couple Weds Next To King Wildfire In El Dorado County – CBS Local


Couple Weds Next To King Wildfire In El Dorado County
CBS Local
EL DORADO COUNTY (CBS SF) — A wildfire couldn't stand in the way of love. California's largest fire burning in El Dorado County couldn't stop a couple from tying the knot. The wedding ceremony took place just a few miles from the massive King Fire on …

Posted on 22 September 2014 | 8:51 pm

Joe Rich wildfire contained – Castanet.net


Castanet.net

Joe Rich wildfire contained
Castanet.net
The Joe Rich fire has grown to 6.2 hectares in size, but it's now 100 per cent contained, according to crew members on scene with the fire department in Joe Rich. The BC Wildfire branch has confirmed there is a 100 per cent hose lay around the fire

Posted on 22 September 2014 | 6:29 pm

More homes evacuated in wildfire near Portland – Statesman Journal


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More homes evacuated in wildfire near Portland
Statesman Journal
(AP) — Residents of more homes have been told to evacuate because of a wildfire burning in a rural area west of Portland, officials said. The Scoggins Creek wildfire 2 miles northwest of Henry Hagg Lake started Friday afternoon. No injuries have been …
Oregon wildfire roundup: Progress being made, officials hoping for a weather The Oregonian – OregonLive.com
Firefighters mop up wildfire in Washington CountyKATU
Wildfire near Hagg Lake is now 211 acres; 55-percent containedKPTV.com
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Posted on 22 September 2014 | 4:42 pm

Massive California ‘King’ Wildfire Keeps 3000 From Homes – NBCNews.com


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Massive California 'King' Wildfire Keeps 3000 From Homes
NBCNews.com
Nearly 3,000 people were kept from their Northern California homes Sunday due to an arson-related wildfire that was growing substantially with every passing day. The "King fire," burning 60 miles east of Sacramento in the town of El Dorado, has
Wildfire in Northern California Purposely Sparked, Officials SayWall Street Journal
Teams Assess Damage as California Wildfire BurnsABC News
Northern California wildfire: Record amount of retardant used to fight blazeFox News
Los Angeles Times -The Guardian -BBC News
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Posted on 22 September 2014 | 8:32 am

Smoke from wildfire cancels Ironman Tahoe events – KTVU San Francisco


Smoke from wildfire cancels Ironman Tahoe events
KTVU San Francisco
This Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014 photo shows smoke from a California wildfire rising behind Lake Tahoe as seen from the Nevada side of the lake near Incline Village, Nev. Higher humidity Friday helped slow the growth of the massive Northern California …

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Posted on 22 September 2014 | 1:33 am

Northern California wildfire still growing – USA TODAY


USA TODAY

Northern California wildfire still growing
USA TODAY
POLLOCK PINES, Calif. — An expanding wildfire in Northern California has reached 82,018 acres, or more than 128 square miles, as of Sunday morning, California fire officials said. The fire, which began Sept. 13, about 60 miles east of Sacramento

Posted on 21 September 2014 | 9:11 pm

Drought adds fuel to troubling wildfire season in California – CBS News


Drought adds fuel to troubling wildfire season in California
CBS News
Despite a break in the weather, several large wildfires continue to burn across Northern California, as they have for nearly a week. A three-year drought has added fuel to this terrible fire season. Even with a break in the weather, several large fires

Posted on 21 September 2014 | 2:03 am

Wildfire – Yahoo News Search Results

California wildfire crews brace for weather shift

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Crews scrambled Monday to extend control lines around a massive Northern California wildfire threatening thousands of homes as they braced for strong, erratic winds similar to when the blaze doubled in size a week ago.

Posted on 23 September 2014 | 2:29 am

Destructive California wildfire burns on as weather heats up

By Dan Whitcomb (Reuters) – Crews fighting a California wildfire that has destroyed 10 homes and charred 28 square miles of forest land have made progress, but officials said on Monday the return of high temperatures and low humidity could fuel a new flare-up. The so-called King Fire, which broke out on Sept. 13, was burning through drought-parched timber and brush in the popular El Dorado …

Posted on 22 September 2014 | 8:17 pm

Crews make progress on huge California wildfire

Cooler, wet weather helped firefighters make progress on a huge Northern California wildfire that destroyed nearly three-dozen structures, forced the evacuation of more than 2,000 people and forced the cancellation of a sporting event because of the smoke.

Posted on 22 September 2014 | 3:19 pm

Weather helps crews make progress on Calif. wildfire

SAN FRANCISCO – Cooler, wet weather helped firefighters make progress on a huge Northern California wildfire that destroyed nearly three-dozen structures, forced the evacuation of more than 2,000 people and forced the cancellation of a sporting event because of the smoke.

Posted on 22 September 2014 | 12:07 pm

California wildfire destroys 10 houses, 22 other structures

By Kevin Murphy (Reuters) – Ten houses and 22 outbuildings have been destroyed in a wildfire that swept through parts of the Sierra Nevada mountains in California over the past week and continues to burn, a fire official said on Sunday. No residents of the homes were hurt, said Tom Piranio, a spokesman for the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. Firefighters were only recently …

Posted on 21 September 2014 | 5:25 pm

Authorities seek to assess damage from huge Northern California wildfire while preventing more

As an expanding wildfire in Northern California kept nearly 3,000 people from their homes, teams sought to find out how many structured had already been lost to the huge blaze, authorities said.

Posted on 21 September 2014 | 8:52 am

Teams assess damage as California wildfire burns

POLLOCK PINES, Calif. (AP) — Assessment teams sought Saturday to find out just how many structures have been damaged or destroyed by a massive wildfire that threatens thousands of homes in Northern California.

Posted on 21 September 2014 | 2:58 am

Destructive California wildfire burning in two national forests

By Alex Dobuzinskis LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A wildfire in California's rugged Sierra Nevada mountains has damaged and destroyed some homes in a small community, as thousands of residents remain evacuated and gusty winds on Saturday are expected to fan the flames, officials said. Officials did not yet have a complete damage assessment from the charred community of White Meadows. On Friday, they …

Posted on 20 September 2014 | 7:21 pm

Climate change may add billions to wildfire costs, study says

As wildfires burned in California, a study by several major environmental groups estimated that climate change could mean that future blazes will be much larger and add billions of dollars to already costly losses.

Posted on 17 September 2014 | 4:06 am

Wildfire destroys 100 homes in Weed, California

A wildfire cut through this town of 3,000 residents Monday, damaging or destroying 100 homes. The Weed, Calif., sawmill caught fire, and a Catholic church was also destroyed.

Posted on 16 September 2014 | 12:35 pm