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  1. Lightning-caused wildfire burning near PrinevilleRead the original story w/Photo

    4 min ago | Bend Bulletin

    A 1,000-acre wildfire is burning along the northeast border of the Maury Mountains in the Ochoco National Forest and on private land about 30 miles southeast of Prineville, officials said Tuesday. The Cemetery Fire is one of more than 24 wildfires started by lightning Sunday and Monday across Central Oregon.


  2. Big rig burnsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | The Fresno Bee

    Firefighters, Mariposa residents, and friends of Braden Varney, the firefighter killed Saturday while battling the Ferguson Fire, lined Highway 49 for a procession to the Stanislaus County Coroner's Office after his body was recovered. Helicopter flights were suspended due to heavy inversion layer around the Ferguson fire, but work to contain the several thousand acre blaze continues.


  3. The Latest: Smoky Yosemite has some tourists leaving earlyRead the original story

    9 min ago | My Mother Lode

    Some tourists are cutting their trips to Yosemite National Park short as smoke from a nearby wildfire fills the air. Alyssa Sandoval says she had planned to leave the park Tuesday but left a day early after her mother got sick and her husband's eyes started stinging.


  4. Lightning strike, fire keep Manchester first responders busyRead the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago | Manchester Journal

    Smoke fills the back yard of 69 Cottage St. in Manchester as firefighters use fans to blow it out of the basement, where a fire apparently started Tuesday morning. Flames make their way towards the electric meter outside 69 Cottage St. in Manchester on Tuesday morning.


  5. Mobile NewsMobile council members applaud shift in fire coverageRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | Alabama Live

    ... as four council members -- Levon Manzie, Bess Rich, Joel Daves and Gina Gregory -- heard assurances from Mobile Fire-Rescue Chief Mark Sealy and Executive Director of Public Safety James Barber that they've found a way to improve fire and EMS ...


  6. July 17, 2018 ] Hamletrenewsrescuecontract NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    20 min ago | Richmond County Daily Journal

    The city has renewed its contract with Hamlet Fire and Emergency Medical Services, marking the first renewal since the rescue squad split from the fire department two years ago. The city kept one significant portion of the contract intact and changed two others, which will increase expenses the unit itself must pay.


  7. Terrifying - firenado' caused by US bushfire caught on filmTerrifying ...Read the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | Daily Star

    ... they stopped to film the jaw-dropping natural phenomenon. "Firenados" usually occur when wind merges with a widespread fire sending a whirlwind of flames, ash and debris into the heavens. An extreme example of a fire tornado is the 1923 Great Kanto ...


  8. Birmingham NewsDriver in burning truck rescued in the nick of timeRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | Alabama Live

    ... as the cab roof collapsed. The city workers began shouting for help over police radios, pleading for help from the fire department. While firefighters were en route, the city workers tried feverishly to pull the man to safety but couldn't get to ...


  9. Ferguson Fire gobbles up more than 12,000 acres, threatens more than 100 structuresRead the original story w/Photo

    30 min ago | Sierra Star

    Sierra Fire Watch took a time lapse video on July 15, 2018, of the Ferguson Fire from a lookout point near Mount Raymond between 1:30 p.m. and 4 p.m. Also, NOAA Satellite and Information Service shot the fire from above that shows the smoke drift. But 108 structures remain threatened particularly in the Jerseydale, Mariposa Pines, Clearing House and Incline areas.


  10. 'Don't drive over our hose': Wanstead Flats firefighters' message to careless motoristsRead the original story w/Photo

    38 min ago | Ilford Recorder

    London Fire Brigade are reminding motorists not to park or drive on their hose as they dampen down the Wanstead Flats wildfire. Photo: LFB Firefighters are asking motorists to avoid parking their cars on top of their hose as they work to dampen down a major fire in Wanstead Flats.


  11. Manresa Damaged by Fire for Second Time in Four YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    39 min ago | Eater

    Almost exactly four years ago, Manresa was closed for six months, after a two-alarm fire caused extensive damage. A second, less destructive, blaze struck last night around 9 p.m., according to the Santa Clara Fire Department, and was extinguished at 9:14 p.m. An exterior wall of the restaurant and adjoining fence were on fire when crews arrived in response to 911 calls.


  12. California wildfire moves toward Yosemite, small mountain townsRead the original story w/Photo

    40 min ago | Reuters

    A fierce California wildfire crept toward the boundary of Yosemite National Park on Tuesday as crews fought through steep, often inaccessible terrain and thick smoke to protect a string of small mountain communities in the path of the flames. The so-called Ferguson Fire, which started on Friday night and killed a firefighter the following day, had charred nearly 19 square miles by Tuesday afternoon and was burning just a few miles outside the park.


  13. Teen's body found in her bedroom after Middletown house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    41 min ago |

    ... Larusso's mother, brother and a family friend escaped the blaze unscathed, but a dog was found dead in the home. The fire was reported at 6:43 a.m. and was brought under control by 7:22 a.m, the Middletown fire department said. A neighbor called 911 ...


  14. Gilbert will serve as Senior Advisor to Agha during Village Manager transitionRead the original story w/Photo

    44 min ago | Islander News

    ... be blamed on poor communication by the Council surrounding a dispute over Gilbert's pension benefits from his time as fire-rescue chief and deputy fire-rescue chief. Caplan also questioned Village Attorneys for not recognizing that Agha's contract ...


  15. Lexington loses another police chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | Times Herald

    ... a statement. "Holly will evaluate the possible options for the village and present them to council. Financing police, fire and ambulance service is one of if not the most difficult tasks small rural communities have." In June 2017, when Craft was ...


  16. From cloud seeding to car curbs, Indonesia fights pollution ahead of Asian GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | ABS-CBN News

    As Indonesia prepares to host thousands of competitors and fans at next month's Asian Games, pollution concerns have flared following a spell of unhealthy air in Jakarta and forest fire hotspots near the second venue, Palembang in South Sumatra. Traffic congestion in Indonesia's sprawling capital of 10 million consistently ranks among the world's worst, and it has long struggled to boost air quality, regularly rated as unsafe by the World Health Organization .


  17. Army told to prepare for large-scale military operation in Gaza - reportRead the original story w/Photo

    49 min ago | The Times of Israel

    ... of Gaza City. While the military said it was planned in advance and was not related to the weekend's exchange of fire, the manner in which the exercise was publicized by the military led many to see it as a tacit threat to Hamas. Hamas is manning ...


  18. Ferguson Fire roars near Yosemite; some ordered to evacuateRead the original story w/Photo

    51 min ago | The Salinas Californian

    Some California residents were under evacuation orders Tuesday as the menacing Ferguson Fire near Yosemite National Park continued to spread and temperatures continued to soar. The fire, which was 5 percent contained, has charred more than 12,500 acres.


  19. Wildfire risk sparks public warning to remain diligent as mercury rises across AlbertaRead the original story w/Photo

    57 min ago | CBC News

    ... an anomaly - with high to extreme wildfire risk but not a lot of activity in southern Alberta. Right now, there is a fire advisory in effect in the Calgary Forest Area, fire restrictions in Vulcan County and Cypress County, and a fire ban in ...


  20. Lightning sparks around 100 fires in Southwest OregonRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Columbian

    ... according to a Monday afternoon news release. Fires are also burning in other parts of the state. The Hendrix fire, which had burned an estimated 170 acres southwest of Ashland as of 3 p.m. Monday, was started by lightning Sunday, according to ...