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  1. 16 Percent of American Church Fires Are Intentionally Set, Stats ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    ... a week - and 16 percent of those were found to have been intentionally set, according to statistics from a non-profit fire protection group. The scrutiny of church fires comes as federal investigators look into the cause of a fire at a historic ...

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  2. Man indicted in deaths of girlfriend, her young sonRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | WKXW-FM Trenton

    A man has been indicted on two counts of murder for allegedly killing his girlfriend and her young son and then setting their southern New Jersey home on fire last year. Atlantic County prosecutors say 39-year-old Joseph Palmer III, of Egg Harbor City, also faces an aggravated arson charge and two weapons counts in the indictment handed up Wednesday by a county grand jury.

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  3. East Bay's Park It: Hiking, concerts among July eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 min ago | Inside Bay Area

    ... Fremont. DROUGHT REMINDER: As summer heats up, the drought continues to have a major impact on park district lands. Fire danger is very high and water-quality issues are, as expected, cropping up at some of our lakes and shorelines. Last week, more ...

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  4. Amber Pangborn: Calif. mom gives birth in woods, starts forest fire for rescueRead the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | Examiner.com

    Amber Pangborn has a birthing story that will trump most. The California mom battled the elements, rabid mosquitoes, bees, a lack of food - and even endured a brief threat from a forest fire that she herself lit - before rescuers were able to save her and her infant daughter out of the desolate national forest.

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  5. In America's South, black church fires fan racial fearsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 min ago | Yahoo!

    ... for varied reasons, often having nothing to do with race or violence. Still, recent images of black churches ravaged by fire are alarming after last month's racially charged massacre at a black church in South Carolina and in regions in the South ...

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  6. Families picking up the pieces in wake of Sleepy Hollow fireRead the original story w/Photo

    14 min ago | KXLY-TV Spokane

    Firefighters at the Sleepy Hollow fire in Wenatchee are shifting from response to recovery while residents who lost their homes to the fire are now working to figure out how to move forward. Officials dubbed it a firestorm that quickly ripped through nearly 3,000 acres, destroyed 29 homes and damaged four industrial buildings on Sunday.

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  7. Man pleads guilty to starting Northern California wildfireRead the original story

    14 min ago | KTVN Reno

    A 25-year-old Northern California man has pleaded guilty to starting a wildfire that destroyed 157 homes and other structures in the city of Weed last September and forced thousands of residents to evacuate. The Siskiyou Daily News reports that Ronald Beau Marshall entered the plea in state court on Tuesday to a felony charge of recklessly causing a fire that burned buildings and forestland.

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  8. Former Pasco officer accused of murder charged with witness tamperingRead the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | KTMF

    ... on charges of 1st degree murder and voyeurism, as well as a new charge of tampering with a witness. The Mt. Tolman Fire center says a wildfire is burning 100 acres near SR 21.They say the fire started in a logging unit, and so farone house ...

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  9. Wildfire on Colville Reservation threatens one homeRead the original story

    16 min ago | KTMF

    The Mt. Tolman Fire center says a wildfire is burning 100 acres near SR 21. They say the fire started in a logging unit, and so far one house threatened.

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  10. As SC fire investigated, stats show church fires not unusualRead the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | KTVN Reno

    ... Zion African Met... GREELEYVILLE, S.C. (AP) - The Rev. John Taylor feared the worst when he learned his church was on fire, only days after a mass shooting at a black church in Charleston prompted Southern leaders to call for removing Confederate ...

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  11. June marks first month since 1916 with no fire deaths in NYCRead the original story

    17 min ago | New Jersey Herald

    New York City fire officials say June was the first month in 150 years that there wasn't a fire-related death in the city. New York City Fire Department Commissioner Daniel Nigro Wednesday credits stepped up prevention efforts.

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  12. Mount Hood, Gifford Pinchot, Willamette forests begin fire restrictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | The Oregonian

    The Mount Hood, Willamette and Gifford Pinchot national forests have announced fire restrictions to be implemented before the Fourth of July. Earlier restrictions came last week from the Okanagon-Wenatchee National Forest and Olympic National Park.

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  13. Firefighters train at future site of Memorial HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | The York Daily Record

    ... driveway, its net frayed and tattered. On Tuesday, fading sunlight poured through holes that pocked the roofs where fire crews practiced ventilating in the case of a structure fire. Over the last two weeks, firefighters smashed through windows, ...

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  14. Firefighters learn the ropesRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | News Times

    Fire fighter Mike Lery, of the Oxford Center Company Fire Department, is suspended from a line running over the Danbury Green during a rope rescue training course hosted by the Danbury Fire Department, at the Patriot Garage, on Tuesday, June 30, 2015, in Danbury, Conn. Danbury fire fighters were joined by members of eight other departments from around the state as they took part in the course.

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  15. As Latest S.C. Fire Is Investigated, Stats Show Church Fires Not UnusualRead the original story w/Photo

    26 min ago | TheBlaze.com

    The Rev. John Taylor feared the worst when he learned his church was on fire, only days after a mass shooting at a black church in Charleston prompted Southern leaders to call for removing Confederate flags.

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  16. Fire damages duplex in VancouverRead the original story w/Photo

    27 min ago | The Columbian

    Fire damaged the siding of a duplex in Vancouver's Rose Village neighborhood late Wednesday afternoon, according to emergency radio traffic. The fire was reported at 3:56 p.m. at 3510 P St. A caller told 911 dispatchers that an exterior wall was on fire and that everyone had evacuated the building.

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  17. Grass fire at Topaz Solar FarmRead the original story w/Photo

    30 min ago | Cal Coast News

    A grass fire at the Topaz Solar Farm in San Luis Obispo County burned three acres on Wednesday afternoon, according to Cal Fire. Shortly after 2:30 p.m., Cal Fire responded to reports of a one acre grass fire that was burning underneath the plant's solar panels.

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  18. Parade of Fairhaven vehicles escort Deputy Fire Chief Donn Fletcher for his 'last ride'Read the original story w/Photo

    33 min ago | SouthCoastToday.com

    Sirens whined and lights whirled as Fletcher left the fire station on a firetruck for his final trip home, with fire and police vehicles following in the ceremonial “last ride'' taken by retiring firefighters on their last day at work. As the parade of vehicles passed through town streets, curious residents left their homes to check out the action.

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  19. As S.C. fire investigated, stats show church fires not unusualRead the original story w/Photo

    35 min ago | The Aiken Standard

    The Rev. John Taylor feared the worst when he learned his church was on fire, only days after a mass shooting at a black church in Charleston prompted Southern leaders to call for removing Confederate flags.

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  20. Evacuee capacity reached in Prince AlbertRead the original story w/Photo

    36 min ago | Prince Albert Daily Herald

    As of Wednesday, Prince Albert has reached its capacity when it comes to housing evacuees from the fire-ravaged north. "We do not have any room to take on additional people," social services manager of information and emergency services Karri Kempf said of Prince Albert during a teleconference with media on Wednesday.

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