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58 min ago | Times-Standard

Officials: Hoopa fire was arson

Arson caused the Marshall fire in Hoopa that encompassed about 5 acres on Friday afternoon and was fully extinguished by 10 p.m., Hoopa Wildland Fire Department Division Chief Ralph Brown said today.

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Related Topix: Hoopa, CA, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Humboldt County, CA

5 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

B.C. heat wave increases concerns over forest fire risk

A provincewide heat wave in British Columbia was expected to hit record highs in the coming days, heightening concerns about wildfires.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Heat Wave, Canada

6 hrs ago | WAND-TV Decatur

Seoul: North Korea again test-fires projectiles

A wildfire burning grass, brush and scattered timber in central Washington has grown by about 2 square miles, but officials reported good progress in protecting homes in the area.

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Related Topix: North Korea, World News, Asia, South Korea, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Ohio

10 hrs ago | Fox News

At least 1 house burned down, several others in danger from wildfire southeast of Athens

Authorities say a raging wildfire southeast of Greece's capital has burned down at least one house and threatened several others.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire

12 hrs ago | CBS Local

400 Firefighters Respond To Out-Of-Control Wildfire Threatening Homes Near Redding

A wildfire in Northern California has burned more than four square miles and prompted evacuations and road closures near Redding.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Shasta County, CA

14 hrs ago | National Public Radio

TV's 'Cake Boss' Helped From Fogged-In Boat In NYC

Reality TV's "Cake Boss" has a new perspective on the ingredients for a successful boat trip after he and his family got stuck in the fog in New York Harbor.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Cake Boss, Television, York Harbor, ME

16 hrs ago | WTMA-AM North Charleston

North Charleston Fire Department Adds Two New Engines to Fleet

The North Charleston Fire Department has a couple of new additions to its fleet of fire engines.

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Related Topix: North Charleston, SC

20 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

Recalls this week: power adaptors, knives

This undated photo provided by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission shows a Gemini power adapter.

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Related Topix: Product Recalls, Apple, Startups, iPhone, iPod

Yesterday | ABC News

Hundreds Battle Central Washington Wildfire

Several hundred firefighters worked Friday to contain a fire that has burned grass and brush across nearly 30 square miles in central Washington.

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Related Topix: Washington, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Entiat, WA

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Surrey Leader

B.C. calls Ontario for forest fire support

B.C. forest firefighters head into the weekend with two major fires in the Interior of the province and fire risk increasing with a spell of hot weather expected.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Weather, Canada,

WFAA-TV Dallas

Hundreds battling central Washington wildfire

Several hundred firefighters are working to contain a fire that has burned grass and brush across 28 square miles in central Washington.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Weather, Heat Wave

Northern Michigan News

Fire crews battling clutter along with the flames

Another danger lurked as fire and smoke swept through the upper floors of a Brooklyn public-housing high-rise: junk.

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Related Topix: Brooklyn (Portland, OR), Manchester, NH

Todmorden Today

Trapped pensioner rescued from Halifax house fire in suspected arson attack

Firefighters rescued a pensioner trapped in an upstairs bedroom of a house that was on fire in Halifax this morning .

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Related Topix: West Yorkshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom

KNUS-AM Aurora

Central Washington wildfire grows dramatically

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Yakima, WA, Entiat, WA, Chelan, WA

CBS 3 Springfield

Lebanese rockets hit Israel in offensive's 4th day

Rockets fired from Lebanon struck Israel early Friday as long-range missile fire from Gaza continued against the country for a fourth day.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Lebanon, IN, Holyoke, MA

Thu Jul 10, 2014

WFAA-TV Dallas

1 woman dead in New Jersey rowhouse fire

Authorities say one woman is dead in a rowhouse fire in New Jersey. Jersey City police spokesman Bob McHugh says the blaze broke out in the home's basement at around 10 p.m. Thursday.

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The Item

Thousands appear for NYC firefighter's funeral

Thousands of uniformed firefighters from across the country gathered Thursday for the funeral of a fireman labeled "a true hero" by the mayor.

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Related Topix: New York, New York Government

Bangor Daily News

Fire official says 7 killed in Massachusetts apartment blaze

Seven people were killed when a fire tore through an apartment building in the Boston suburb of Lowell on Thursday morning, a Massachusetts fire official said.

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KNUS-AM Aurora

4 adults, 3 kids die in apartment building fire

An intense fire ravaged a three-story apartment building before dawn Thursday, killing four adults and three children, forcing tenants to jump or hand their children to safety, and leading to dramatic rescues from upper floors.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

KXXV-TV Waco

Firefighter dies of burns suffered at house fire

A Houston Fire Department statement identified the dead firefighter as 46-year-old Daniel Groover, a 21-year veteran of the department Bryan Sky Eagle, president of the Houston Professional Firefighters Association, said Groover was inside the burning house fighting the flames when he lost radio contact.

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