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  1. Why San Francisco's AQI soared above 100 and into the orangeRead the original story w/Photo

    13 min ago | SFGate

    Click through the gallery to see what Bay Area air quality looked like during the Camp Fire in November. Click through the gallery to see what Bay Area air quality looked like during the Camp Fire in November.

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  2. After Wildfire, a Community Rebuilds With HumankindnessRead the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    When Dr. Ed Zawada went back to work the day after a wildfire razed his Northern California home, he was far from alone. Many of his colleagues at Dignity Health's Mercy Medical Center also had lost their homes or evacuated, but they knew their patients-who could see the fire burning from the hospital-needed them.

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  3. PG&E seeks big increases in monthly electricity, gas billsRead the original story w/Photo

    29 min ago | Paradise Post

    PG&E, even before it seeks potential rate hikes linked to wildfire liabilities and lawsuits, on Thursday asked state regulators for large increases in monthly electricity and gas bills, according to new official filings by the embattled utility behemoth. Customers who receive both gas and electricity services from PG&E can expect to pay $12.55 more a month in their power bills if the state Public Utilities Commission approves two sets of proposed increases, according to estimates provided Thursday by PG&E.

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  4. Chronicle police reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    44 min ago | Horry Independent

    ... zone. Worley's concerns center on the area's dense forests. He said the worst-case scenario would be a massive fire fueled by 30-40 mph winds coming out of the Northeast. The county's attorney said banning burning in specific rural areas would ...

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  5. Taxpayers pay half the costs when Durango-Silverton train starts firesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Cortez Journal News

    ... has billed the railroad $1,195,265 for putting out the wildfires. It is a reoccurring theme in two decades' worth of fire investigations: A cinder from the D&SNG's coal-burning engine will start a fire in the national forest. The Forest Service will ...

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  6. 3 displaced, dog missing after fire destroys NE Austin homeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KXAN-TV Austin

    Austin fire crews will be standing by for the next several hours to put out hotspots and fires that may spark from flying embers. A neighboring home suffered some minor damage after an ember from the original fire started a small fire on the outside of the second floor.

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  7. Valley air board doing poor job of recognizing reality of climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Fresno Bee

    In this Dec. 3 photo, a vehicle rests in front of a home leveled by the Camp fire in Paradise. Authorities estimate it will cost at least $3 billion to clear debris of 19,000 homes destroyed by California wildfires in November.

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  8. Having fled Paradise flames, she lost so much, but thankful to be aliveRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... MEMORIES: Raeann Rondeau lived in this house in Paradise, Calif. with her mother, Evelyn Shea Rondeau, until the Camp Fire swept through the town last month. The week before the fire, Rondeau said she had gotten new hardwood and bathroom floors ...

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  9. Remembering life in Paradise, CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Observer

    Prior to moving to Clinton, Iowa to teach college, I taught at California State University at Chico, a few miles from Paradise, California, recently burned out of existence by the "Camp Fire," the most devastating fire in California history. I vividly recall a Sociology Department social gathering put on by our chairman, Dr. Al Jensen, at his home at 1871 Conifer Drive in Paradise.

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  10. Special sections share stories of humanity, loveRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Observer

    ... of our neighbors, friends, co-workers and adversaries. A hero is not only a firefighter who loses her life battling a fire, or police officer who saves a child from the arms of someone intending harm. To a little girl in Wyoming, a hero is a mom who ...

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  11. House fire on Margaret Drive in WilbrahamRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WWLP

    Captain Shaw of the Fire Department confirmed the house fire Friday morning. There are no details of how the fire started.

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  12. 20 escape Tennessee Avenue apartment fireRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Journal Gazette

    ... were called at 6:35 p.m. to the apartments at 811 Tennessee Ave., near Griswold Drive and Spy Run Avenue. The fire was found in a second-floor, occupied apartment, the Fort Wayne Fire Department said in a statement. All residents were able to ...

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  13. UN Rights Chief Calls for End to Pre-Election Violence in DR CongoRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Voice of America

    Riot policemen fire tear-gas canisters to disperse supporters of Congolese opposition presidential candidate Martin Fayulu as they welcome him at N'djili International Airport in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Nov. 21, 2018. The U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, has condemned the latest eruption of violence against opposition rallies in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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  14. Seven displaced after Pacifica fireRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | San Mateo Daily Journal

    A two-alarm blaze that damaged two Pacifica homes Tuesday afternoon also displaced seven people, including an infant, according to fire officials with the North County Fire Authority. There, firefighters found heavy smoke coming from the back of a two-story home.

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  15. Redding Firefighter Jeremy Stoke died in fire - tornado' trying to save othersRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | KCEN

    Jeremy Stoke had 18 years of experience working in the fire service. He knew exactly what to do in bad weather.

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  16. Fire officials ask public to take extra precautions with space heatersRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... Michelle Davison says. "Between space heaters and faulty wiring, those are the most common ways for your home to catch fire during the colder months." The Shreveport Fire Department will come out and inspect your home for faulty wiring and look at ...

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  17. Gardai investigating attempts to set car, porch and portacabin on fire in Drogheda areaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Independent.ie

    At 11.25pm they were alerted to a fire in the porch of a house at Moneymore, Drogheda. The fire brigade also attended the scene.

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  18. Fire destroys auto shop in north Harris CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Houston Chronicle

    An auto shop was destroyed in a three-alarm fire in north Harris County Thursday night, according to Metro Video.

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  19. Dog killed, 2 cars damaged in garage fireRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | NJ.com

    A dog was killed and two cars damaged when a detached two-car garage caught fire in Mercer County on Thursday night. Firefighters knocked down the blaze outside a house on the 2300 block of Liberty Street after it broke out at 8:30 p.m, keeping it from spreading to the home or other properties, the Hamilton Fire District No.

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  20. Goshen trustees extend fire contract with DamascusRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Salem News

    The Goshen Township trustees Monday night extended the township's contract with the Damascus Fire Department in order to address specific items. According to unofficial minutes provided by Fiscal Officer Tom Knoedler, the trustees extended the 2018 contract through February 2019 to allow time for questions and wording to be finalized.

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