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  1. Fires in California rage; 1 fireman diesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | NWAonline

    ... Forest road Thursday. The fire suddenly grew and trapped him, information officer Ken Sandusky said. Ruhl of Rapid City, S.D., had been on temporary assignment since June in California, where he was an assistant fire management officer for the Big ...

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  2. Firefighter died after being trapped in wind-fueled blazeRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KRNV-TV Reno

    ... was one of several firefighters looking for ways to fight the then-small fire when it suddenly expanded. Ruhl, of Rapid City, South Dakota, had been on temporary assignment since June in California, where he was an assistant fire management officer.

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  3. Firefighter dies in wind-fueled Northern California wildfireRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Crescent-News.com

    ... the rest of the firefighters, so that whatever did happen won't be repeated if possible," she said. Ruhl lived in Rapid City, South Dakota, with his wife and two children, who are devastated, said Scott Jacobson, Ruhl's co-worker and a spokesman for ...

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  4. California blaze kills firefighterRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    ... the rest of the firefighters, so that whatever did happen won't be repeated if possible," she said. Ruhl lived in Rapid City, South Dakota, with his wife and two children, who are devastated, said Scott Jacobson, Ruhl's co-worker and a spokesman for ...

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  5. California wildfires expand after death of firefighterRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Reuters

    ... in California in its fourth year of crippling drought. Firefighter David Ruhl, 38, a married father of two from Rapid City, South Dakota, died on Thursday while on assignment at the Frog Fire in the Modoc National Forest near California's border ...

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  6. The Collected Wisdom of Becky HammonRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

    Rebecca Lynn "Becky" Hammon grew up in Rapid City, S.D., the youngest of Martin and Bev Hammon's three children. Following a stellar high school basketball career at Stevens High School, she earned All-American honors at Colorado State in the late 1990s, she was also voted Colorado Sportswoman of the Year.

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  7. David Ruhl, firefighter who died battling California wildfiresRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | WPMT-TV York

    A firefighter battling one of the large wildfires burning in California died in the line of duty this week, the U.S. Forest Service said. David Ruhl of Rapid City, South Dakota, lost his life fighting the Frog Fire in far northern California's Modoc National Forest, near Adin.

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  8. Firefighter dies in wind-fueled...Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Times News

    This 2014 photo provided by the Black Hills, S.D., National Forest shows U.S. Forest Service firefighter David Ruhl in the national forest near Custer, S.D. Ruhl, 38, of Rapid City, S.D., was killed while scouting a wildfire in Northern California when he became trapped by the wind-stoked blaze, officials said Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015. SAN FRANCISCO - A firefighter evaluating a Northern California wildfire was killed by the erratic, wind-stoked blaze while he was surveying an area to decide the best way for crews to handle the flames, a U.S. Forest Service official said Saturday.

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  9. Flags ordered at half-staff after firefighter diesRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | SFBay

    ... orest outside Alturas, according to a statement issued by the Governor's office on Friday. Ruhl was a resident of Rapid City, S.D. He worked in the Mystic Ranger District of the Black Hills National Forest, according to Brown's office.

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  10. Wildfires In California Spur Emergency Declaration; 1 Firefighter DeadRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | WNYC-AM New York

    With 20 major wildfires burning in California, the state's governor, Jerry Brown, has declared a state of emergency. Nine of those fires cover areas of at least 1,000 acres; a firefighter from Rapid City, S.D., was killed while battling one of them, in Northern California.

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  11. Garden Grove firefighters help fight Northern California wildfiresRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Orange County Register

    ... remains consistent for the city of Garden Grove," Nguyen said. One firefighter has been killed. David Ruhl of Rapid City, South Dakota, went missing Thursday while battling a wildfire in the Modoc National Forest about 100 miles south of Oregon. ...

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  12. Firefighter Who Died Battling Modoc County Frog Fire Was Trapped By Wind-Whipped Flare-UpRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | CBS Local

    ... in a vehicle Thursday. The fire suddenly grew and trapped him, information officer Ken Sandusky said. Ruhl, of Rapid City, South Dakota, had been on temporary assignment since June in California, where he was an assistant fire management officer for ...

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  13. 1 Fatal Accident, 25 DUI Arrests Reported At Sturgis Motorcycle RallyRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | KDLT-TV Sioux Falls

    The South Dakota Highway Patrol has released updated statistics from the 75th Annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in western South Dakota. As of 6:00 a.m. Aug. 1, there was one fatal crash in Sturgis, and 27 injury accidents in the Rapid City District.

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  14. Calif. governor declares state of emergency after Frog Fire claims lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

    ... firefighter was killed battling a blaze in drought-parched forest, officials said.The firefighter, David Ruhl of Rapid City, South Dakota, was on temporary assignment in Northern California, where the brunt of 18 large fires burning across the state ...

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  15. Officials: 25 DUI Arrests Made At Sturgis RallyRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | KELO-TV Sioux Falls

    ... in western South Dakota have arrested 25 people for DUI. 22 arrests were made in Sturgis, two made in the Rapid City district. Officials have made 29 misdemeanor drug arrests (24 in Sturgis, 5 in Rapid City), and 17 felony drug arrests (8 in ...

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  16. Fire burning near Long Lake Road 400 acres; evacuations downgradedRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | KFBB

    ... across California. Forest Service officials said in a press release issued Friday night that David Ruhl of Rapid City, South Dakota, was killed sometime Thursday as he was battling a fire in the Modoc Forest. The U.S. Forest Service says a ...

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  17. Firefighter killed battling blaze in N. California forestRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KRNV-TV Reno

    The U.S. Forest Service says a firefighter from South Dakota has been killed battling one of more than a dozen wildfires burning across California. Forest Service officials said in a press release issued Friday night that David Ruhl of Rapid City, South Dakota, was killed sometime Thursday as he was battling a fire in the Modoc Forest.

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  18. California governor Jerry Brown declares state of emergency over raging wildfiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Raw Story

    California's governor declared a state of emergency on Friday as a string of wildfires raged across the state and a firefighter was killed battling a blaze in drought-parched forest, officials said. The firefighter, David Ruhl of Rapid City, South Dakota, was on temporary assignment in Northern California, where the brunt of 18 large fires burning across the state have destroyed homes and structures and temporarily displaced hundreds of people, the U.S. Forest Service said.

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  19. Firefighter Killed Battling Blaze In California ForestRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WILX-TV Lansing

    The U.S. Forest Service says a firefighter from South Dakota has been killed battling one of more than a dozen wildfires burning across California. Forest Service officials said in a press release issued Friday night that David Ruhl of Rapid City, South Dakota, was killed sometime Thursday as he was battling a fire in the Modoc Forest.

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  20. Cheryl A. WathenRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Martinsburg Journal

    ... son, James Gwyn Wathen III (Lindsy); and three beautiful granddaughters, Hailey, Macey, and Sydney Wathen, all of Rapid City, South Dakota. Cheryl is also survived by her parents, Jack and Elizabeth (Kolb) Hildebrand, of Frederick; sisters, Deborah ...

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