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Tuesday February 9th 2016

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

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Chipper program offered for Wildfire Safety – Action News Now


Action News Now

Chipper program offered for Wildfire Safety
Action News Now
The Butte County Fire Safe Council is once again offering it's free Chipper Program to help homeowners create wildfire safety clearance around their homes, and on their property. Whether it's fallen branches, trees or overgrown brush you need to

Posted on 9 February 2016 | 2:41 am

Wildfire risk ‘public nuisance’ law proposed, then pulled for more work – The Spokesman Review (registration) (blog)


Wildfire risk 'public nuisance' law proposed, then pulled for more work
The Spokesman Review (registration) (blog)
“The purpose of this legislation is to allow counties in Idaho to declare a catastrophic public nuisance and request abatement from public land management agencies when the condition of publicly managed land presents a danger of catastrophic wildfire

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Posted on 8 February 2016 | 11:38 pm

Fast-Moving Wildfire Near Mannford Contained – News On 6


News On 6

Fast-Moving Wildfire Near Mannford Contained
News On 6
A wildfire burned through brush and threatened a barn near Mannford City Lake Monday afternoon. Mannford Police said the fire was in the area of 41st Street and Highway 48. A dispatcher said the fire was in a rural area, but that there are some homes

Posted on 8 February 2016 | 11:05 pm

Windy, dry weather raises wildfire risk in Arkansas – THV 11


THV 11

Windy, dry weather raises wildfire risk in Arkansas
THV 11
Forecasters say that the windy weather mixed with dry conditions will raise the risk of wildfires. The Arkansas Forestry Commission says the entire state is at moderate risk for wildfires, with burn bans in effect in seven counties. The weather service

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Posted on 8 February 2016 | 9:04 pm

Wildfire risk elevated to ‘very high’ in Austin area, Hill Country – Austin American-Statesman


Austin American-Statesman

Wildfire risk elevated to 'very high' in Austin area, Hill Country
Austin American-Statesman
UPDATED 2:10 P.M.: Travis County Fire Marshal Herschel Lee intends to recommend that his bosses, the Travis County commissioners, approve a burn ban in the unincorporated portions of the county, on Tuesday. The ban would likely last 30 days, with …

Posted on 8 February 2016 | 6:45 pm

Innovative US-Australia Wildfire Fighting Program – KPQ


KPQ

Innovative US-Australia Wildfire Fighting Program
KPQ
An innovative and international approach to fighting wildfires is underway with specialty meteorologists lending their skills both in Washington and in Australia. The program takes four specialty forecasters called Incident Meteorologists from the

Posted on 8 February 2016 | 6:16 pm

Luann de Lesseps Rushes Into Engagement: ‘Totally Hit It Off Like Wildfire’ – The Inquisitr


The Inquisitr

Luann de Lesseps Rushes Into Engagement: 'Totally Hit It Off Like Wildfire'
The Inquisitr
Luann de Lesseps may feel completely head over heels in love with her new boyfriend, because she sure is moving fast. Luann has only been dating him for a few months, but she knew rather fast that he was the one for her. De Lesseps has been married …

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Posted on 8 February 2016 | 5:15 pm

Western Water Threatened by Wildfire – USDA.gov (press release) (blog)


USDA.gov (press release) (blog)

Western Water Threatened by Wildfire
USDA.gov (press release) (blog)
As we get ready for the 2016 wildfire season, a recent report from the American Forest Foundation (AFF) looks at one of the most important, but often overlooked, issues related to forest health: the relationship between water supply and the risk of
US Forest Service Says Record Wildfires Put It at Dangerous 'Tipping Point'TIME
US Forest Service stretched to breaking point after record year for wildfiresThe Guardian
Florida Forest Service receives national awardCitrus County Chronicle

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Posted on 8 February 2016 | 3:38 pm

Pilbara soils indicate post-wildfire recovery timeline – Phys.Org


Phys.Org

Pilbara soils indicate post-wildfire recovery timeline
Phys.Org
Although the study's findings relate to the semi-arid soils of the Pilbara region, the methodology—including the use of the one-day CO2 test—could be applied to other regions and ecosystems. Credit: Stu Rapley. Soils affected by wildfires undergo

Posted on 8 February 2016 | 3:00 pm

El Niño rainstorms improving wildfire conditions throughout California, fire agency says – Los Angeles Times


Los Angeles Times

El Niño rainstorms improving wildfire conditions throughout California, fire agency says
Los Angeles Times
In this Sept. 15, 2015, file photo, a plane drops a load of fire retardant over a smoldering hillside in Middletown, Calif. Thanks to El Niño rains, the risk of wildfires has diminished. In this Sept. 15, 2015, file photo, a plane drops a load of fire

Posted on 2 February 2016 | 10:21 pm