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3 hrs ago | LongmontFYI

Colorado buys fire-spotting planes to battle fires

Colorado will begin a new strategy for fighting wildfires in the coming weeks, deploying aircraft designed to pinpoint the location of blazes quicker after the first sighting of smoke with the aim of beginning suppression efforts faster.


Related Topix: Black Forest, CO, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, El Paso County, CO

5 hrs ago | News Observer

Man, grandson killed in Rocky Mount house fire

Spokeswoman Tameka Kenan-Norman said firefighters were dispatched to a single-story home shortly before 10 p.m. Monday night.


9 hrs ago | My FOX Chicago

Man found dead in NW Indiana campground's lake

Authorities say a 52-year-old man was found dead in a northwestern Indiana campground's lake after apparently going for a swim.


13 hrs ago | Lansing State Journal

Michigan DNR assists Western firefighting teams

TONIGHT'S MUST-SEE: 'So You Think You Can Dance' or 'America's Got Talent' , 8-10 p.m. A 20-member crew with firefighter training was sent to Medford, Oregon, and joined a force battling a 20-acre fire in rugged terrain.


Related Topix: Medford, OR

17 hrs ago | Evening Sun

China's latest bus fire kills 1, injures 19

A public bus in eastern China caught fire Wednesday in what was likely arson, killing one person and injuring 19 others, a local state-run newspaper reported.


Related Topix: World News, China, Asia,

Tue Aug 19, 2014

WFAA-TV Dallas

Some evacuees of Yosemite-area fire can go home

Firefighters gained ground Tuesday on a blaze in the foothills near Yosemite National Park, allowing some of the 1,000 people who fled the flames to return to their homes.


Related Topix: Yosemite National Park, US National Parks, Yosemite National Park, CA, Madera County, CA

Vallejo Times-Herald

Marin County: Pilot killed in plane crash that ignites 40-acre grass fire

The pilot of a single-engine Beechcraft Bonanza was killed after crashing near Hicks Valley, sparking a 40-acre grass fire reported early Tuesday.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Marin County, CA, Air Accidents, San Mateo County, CA, San Carlos, CA, Novato, CA

KTEN-TV Denison

Egyptian cease-fire efforts collapse

The National Guard has arrived in Ferguson but kept its distance from the streets where protesters have again clashed with police in the St. Louis suburb where Michael Brown was fatally shot by a police officer.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Natural Disasters, Wildfire

Star Tribune

Reports: Italian military jets collide while training in Italy; crash sets fire to wooded area

Italian news reports say two Italian Tornado fighter jets have collided over eastern Italy during a training mission and crashed into a wooded area that caught fire.



Israel launches airstrikes after Gaza rocket fire

Authorities have sent evacuation orders to some 13,000 phone numbers as a wildfire bears down on a foothill community near Yosemite National Park in Central California.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Yosemite National Park, US National Parks, Yosemite National Park, CA

KABC-AM Los Angeles

California Wildfire Prompts Evacuation of Over 3,000 Residents

A wildfire north of Fresno, California has burned 600 acres and prompted the evacuation of at least 13,000 people on Monday.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fresno, CA, Madera County, CA

Fire officials: Texas man killed by sand bag

Fire officials say a man has died after a 3,500-pound bag of sand fell on him at a San Antonio warehouse.


Mon Aug 18, 2014

Evening Sun

California brush fire spurs 1,500-plus evacuations

One of several wildfires burning across California prompted widespread evacuations Monday in a central California foothill community near Yosemite National Park, authorities said.


Related Topix: California, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Yosemite National Park, US National Parks, Yosemite National Park, CA


Indiana man gets 65 years for 3 arson deaths

A judge sentenced a southern Indiana 19-year-old to 65 years in prison after pleading guilty to three murder counts for firing a flare into a home and igniting a blaze that killed three young siblings.


Related Topix: New Albany, IN

Workshop fire creates busy morning for Langley fire crews

Every firehall in Langley Township was called out to bring water to a blaze in a workshop and home in Langley on Monday morning.



Boat catches fire in Conception Bay

The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary received the report of a boat fire in the area of Perrin's Road around 1:38 a.m. The Bayliner boat, which was unoccupied, was fully engulfed in flames.


This is Wiltshire

Wasted chance to get fire clear-up moving

AVERIES Recycling missed a weekend deadline to start removing waste which is hampering the clean up of the fire at their Marshgate site.


Investigation begins after 'deadly' fires lead to Westcliff flats being evacuated

A joint police and fire investigation was been launched after a two blocks of flats were evacuated following separate fires in London Road.


Sun Aug 17, 2014

News Shopper

New kit for south-east London fire crews

The jackets and shirts come complete with the London Fire Brigade crest and logo to make staff easily identifiable to members of the public.


Pasadena Star-News

Fast-moving brush fire burning in canyon above Glendora; campgrounds evacuated

ANGELES NATIONAL FOREST >> A fast-moving brush fire has burned more than 100 acres and is growing in the San Gabriel Canyon north of Glendora.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire


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