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California wildfire continues to singe anyone near it – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel


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California wildfire continues to singe anyone near it
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
First there's the spark, then the conflagration, followed by the litigation and then, surely, the movie. Call it "Moonlight Fire," and prepare to suspend disbelief. The story is a doozy — a tale of corruption, prosecutorial abuse, alleged fraud upon
Talk about a wildfireHutchinson News

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Posted on 18 December 2014 | 11:16 pm

After bad wildfire season, Ore. prepares pitch to keep its rare insurance coverage – Environment & Energy Publishing


After bad wildfire season, Ore. prepares pitch to keep its rare insurance coverage
Environment & Energy Publishing
Officials in Oregon are concerned that the state's rare insurance policy covering wildfire costs is about to end after 41 years, following back-to-back infernos that maxed out policy claims this year and last. A group of state officials will travel to

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Posted on 18 December 2014 | 3:55 pm

Column: Talk about a wildfire – Worthington Daily Globe


Column: Talk about a wildfire
Worthington Daily Globe
So goes one of the more colorful anecdotes surrounding the 2007 California wildfire that burned up to 65,000 acres — 45,000 of them on federal land — in the northern Sierra Nevada Mountains. Who caused the blaze, whom to blame, and who should pay?

Posted on 18 December 2014 | 2:08 pm

Study: Huge wildfire supports need for controlled burns – KSBW The Central Coast


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Study: Huge wildfire supports need for controlled burns
KSBW The Central Coast
Fresno, Calif. —A fierce wildfire that scorched part of Yosemite National Park burned less intensely in places that had fires in recent years – a finding that researchers said Wednesday supports a belief that controlled burning often curtails extreme
Even in restored forests, extreme weather strongly influences wildfire's impactsPhys.Org
Study of massive California wildfire provides insightsKTVN

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Posted on 18 December 2014 | 12:45 pm

Talk about a wildfire fit for the big screen – Sumter Item


Sumter Item

Talk about a wildfire fit for the big screen
Sumter Item
WASHINGTON – First there's the spark, then the conflagration, followed by the litigation and then, surely, the movie. Call it "Moonlight Fire," and prepare to suspend disbelief. The story is a doozy – a tale of corruption, prosecutorial abuse, alleged

Posted on 18 December 2014 | 11:08 am

Flu spreads like ‘wildfire,’ Kirkland school calls off classes – Q13 FOX


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Flu spreads like 'wildfire,' Kirkland school calls off classes
Q13 FOX
KIRKLAND — Flu season has arrived, but for one local school it's already turned into an epidemic. Eastside Preparatory School in Kirkland is calling off classes for the rest of the week. School officials say the flu saying is spreading like wildfire

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Posted on 18 December 2014 | 1:01 am

Community Wildfire Protection Plan nearly complete – Community Impact Newspaper


Community Impact Newspaper

Community Wildfire Protection Plan nearly complete
Community Impact Newspaper
“Part of putting together the Community Wildfire Protection Plan is going … out to reach each one of these communities, get eyes on the ground and create an assessment based on what currently exists,” he said. “It's a scoring structure that can put

Posted on 17 December 2014 | 12:24 pm

Wildfire fighting budget get boost, but no long-term fix – Reno Gazette Journal


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Wildfire fighting budget get boost, but no long-term fix
Reno Gazette Journal
WASHINGTON – Funding for fighting and preventing wildfires in Nevada and across the country got a healthy bump in the $1.1 trillion federal budget just approved by Congress. But environmental, conservation and timber product groups remain disappointed …
Wildfire advocates disappointed with federal fundingazcentral.com
Delaware Forest Service seeking motivated recruits for wildfire trainingnews.delaware.gov
Wildfire Danger Remains HighNorthEscambia.com
Santa Rosa Press Gazette -Colorado Springs Gazette
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Posted on 17 December 2014 | 2:59 am

Suspect in California wildfires indicted – CBS News


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Suspect in California wildfires indicted
CBS News
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – A man previously charged with deliberately starting a huge Northern California wildfire that burned a dozen homes has now been indicted by a grand jury, El Dorado County District Attorney Vern Pierson said Monday. Wayne Allen …

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Posted on 16 December 2014 | 4:24 am

State demotes manager who led controversial wildfire response – KREM.com (subscription)


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State demotes manager who led controversial wildfire response
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CONNECT 2 TWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE. KING 5 News has learned that the Department of Natural Resources has demoted the manager in charge of the controversial firefighting operations at this summer's wildfires in Central Washington.

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Posted on 13 December 2014 | 8:59 am

Wildfire – Yahoo News Search Results

With Old Man Winter Upon Us, Will Storms and Flooding Affect our Infrastructure? Here’s What the Commercial Real …

While hurricane and wildfire seasons may be far behind us, the calendar says it is three days until the official start of winter. With that season comes increased precipitation, which lately has dumped massive amounts of rain and heavy snow throughout parts of the U.S.

Posted on 18 December 2014 | 10:12 pm

Wildfire probe sparks more controversy

State investigators have been officially judged corrupt and fined accordingly. Whether the Justice Department is found similarly culpable remains to be determined.

Posted on 18 December 2014 | 12:15 pm

Study: Huge wildfire supports need for controlled burns

A fierce wildfire that scorched part of Yosemite National Park burned less intensely in places that had fires in recent years â a finding that researchers said Wednesday supports a… Click to Continue »

Posted on 18 December 2014 | 11:17 am

Study of massive California wildfire provides insights

Researchers say a fierce wildfire that scorched part of Yosemite National Park burned less intensely in places that had recent fires.

Posted on 18 December 2014 | 1:11 am

Pilot from Arizona wildfire rescue in national spotlight

Gary Dahlen's split-second decision saved 12 lives in the King Fire. Now he's in the spotlight on CNN.                

Posted on 17 December 2014 | 4:17 pm

Kathleen Parker: Placing blame for massive 2007 California wildfire

Finding someone to blame became the obsession of state and federal investigators — the U.S. Forest Service and the…

Posted on 17 December 2014 | 6:58 am

Suspect in huge California wildfire indicted

Hit with one count of arson of forest land in blaze that burned more than 150 square miles

Posted on 16 December 2014 | 6:30 am

Small wildfire located in Cheyenne Canon west of Colorado Springs

Authorities in El Paso County responded to a small wildfire on Saturday morning in Cheyenne Canon west of Colorado Springs.

Posted on 13 December 2014 | 6:34 pm

Cause of Big Sur wildfire traced to power line

The unusual December wildfire in Big Sur that destroyed 34 homes nearly a year ago was caused by a faulty overhead electrical line, investigators said Wednesday. According to the U.S. Forest Service, electrical wires owned by a small private water utility, Pfeiffer Ridge Mutual Water Co., likely overheated and prompted leaves and other forest debris to catch fire on a wooded ridge along Highway …

Posted on 3 December 2014 | 6:44 pm

Drought conditions heighten wildfire dangers

The dry conditions still pose a wildfire threat in the High Country, even though we're in fall. The Flagstaff area had two fires eat up hundreds of acres over the weekend.                

Posted on 3 December 2014 | 1:56 am