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1 min ago | The Modesto Bee
Fire Authority Capt. Steve Concialdi says one man used an ax to break open her front door while another tried to get in through the back of the residence.
3 hrs ago | KRNV-TV Reno
A wildfire has burned 60 acres of brush in a small Southern California community in the inland region east of Los Angeles but no homes have been damaged and there are no evacuations.
Station Manager Marcus Reay said: "This was called in by an off-duty firefighter from Slade Fire Station in Oxford.
Despite widespread drought in the West and expectations of an above-average wildfire season, wildfires have burned less than half the 10-year average area so far this summer.
The provincial government is defending its unpopular decision to halt B.C.'s use of the veteran Martin Mars water bombers in favour of newer aircraft to fight wildfires.
The U.S. Forest Service has banned exploding targets in southern Idaho, southwestern Wyoming, Nevada, Utah and a small portion of eastern California because of wildfire and public safety concerns.
Another 153 firefighters from across Canada have arrived in British Columbia as the province braces for more hot, dry weather that could send the wildfire danger soaring.
A plane landing in stormy weather crashed outside an airport on a small Taiwanese island late Wednesday, and the transport minister said 47 people were trapped and feared dead.
It's been known to belch oil from its exhaust, it's caught fire at least once and it led the "train from hell" that smashed into Lac-Megantic, killing 47 people.
Wetter, cooler weather has helped firefighters make progress in their efforts to get the largest wildfire in Washington state's history under control.
Many of the new fire reports came from the same areas around Prineville and in the Ochoco National Forest that were hard hit in the last lightning storm, said the Central Oregon Interagency Dispatch Center.
Wildfires in B.C. have already burned up more forest than has usually been lost in recent years, with many weeks of hot, smoky action still expected for firefighting crews.
The letter, sent Tuesday, was also signed by Sens. Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden of Oregon, Tom Udall of New Mexico, Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin, Diane Feinstein and Barbara Boxer of California, Mark Udall and Michael Bennet of Colorado; and Jon Tester and John Walsh of Montana.
25, 2003 file photo, Robert Durst smiles for the camera at the end of the day's testimony in his murder trial in Galveston, Texas.
A massive fire broke out early Tuesday at an oil supply company in an industrial part of the western North Dakota oil patch town of Williston.
Firefighters have worked through the night battling a major fire at a recycling plant which sent thick black smoke across the town.
Updated: Thu Jul 24, 2014 09:06 am
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