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Northwest fire crews hope for a break in the weather

PORTLAND, Ore. - Northwest fire officials told U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack that...Washington - with 93 of those categorized as large fires, officials told Vilsack at the briefing. Currently, more than...
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Calmer weather helps crews fighting Western wildfires

...wildfire with 85 percent containment reported Monday.Fire officials say that over the weekend smoke from the fire drifted...ignited across the Northern Rockies this month that fire officials are allowing some that might have been snuffed out...
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California blaze grows, prompting more evacuations

...of a small wildfire sparked by a burning motor home in rural Riverside County that left one person burned.State fire officials said Tuesday that the blaze about halfway between Temecula and Palm Desert has been held to just under 500 acres...
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Wildfire burning near other blaze expands

...might be later depending on where the fire burns.Fire officials are investigating the causes of both fires. There...that spread to vegetation on Monday afternoon.State fire officials say one person from the motor home had serious burns...
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Week-old wildfire wreaks havoc on vacation spot

...This time it was scarier."State and federal fire officials said the stubborn fire had consumed more than 101...around the lake were considered at risk on Tuesday, fire officials said.President Barack Obama was briefed on the fire...
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10 Things to Know for Wednesday

...WILDFIREThe moisture, while welcome, won't do much against the weeklong blaze that's "just too big, too wild," a fire official says.4. INVESTORS TAKING FEWER BITES OF APPLEShares of the world's most valuable public company are down 14 percent...
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Condemned UAS cabin torched for fire training

...isn't critical of UAS for letting the house fall into a dilapidated state. He estimated it was 70 or 80 years old. Fire officials noted the logs were rotting from the inside out and were beyond repair."It's not like (UAS) had anything that...
Man saved from boat fire

...floating in the water at the docks, though some of its windows cracked from the heat and its door is now padlocked. Fire officials estimated the fire and smoke caused about $10,000 worth of damage to the vessel's interior.
Cooler weather helps crews battling California wildfire

...from Clear Lake, the largest freshwater lake entirely within California and a popular spot for boaters and campers. Fire officials said no homes around the lake were threatened.Evacuated residents were amazed at how quickly the flames spread...
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Weekend rains bring relief for wildfire crews

...Sunday was revised downward from 777 square miles after fire officials discovered they released incorrect figures.The growth...June record of 1,802 square miles set in 2004. Fire officials also initially said Monday that 2,975 square miles...


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