Fire Newswire (Page 12)

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  1. Construction to begin on Rt. 9 on-ramp from Rt. 20 in NorthboroRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 24 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... the vast majority of the crashes have not been serious, they do take time and manpower on the part of the Police and Fire departments. Two police officers respond when an accident is called in, one to direct traffic while the other one deals with ...

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  2. Fire now 300 hectaresRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 24 | Castanet.net

    ... Road and Black Mountain Road. FortisBC is working with emergency officials to assess damage from the Philpott Road Fire in the Joe Rich area of Kelowna and determine the impact on the FortisBC electricity system. Once the area has been made safe and ...

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  3. Fire blows up on ridge near Wawona Dome at the South Fork Fire near Wawona on Monday.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 24 | Sierra Star

    A large, smoky inferno near Wawona in Yosemite National Park continued its slow growth trends into Thursday morning, officials said, and was 25% contained. The South Fork Fire, located about a mile east of the Wawona community, has burned 4,188 acres, an increase of less than 200 acres from Wednesday.

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  4. Wildfire forces evacuation affecting about 1,100 people east of Kelowna, B.C.Read the original story

    Thursday Aug 24 | Medincine Hat News

    An evacuation order affecting about 1,100 people living east of Kelowna, B.C., was issued Thursday because of the threat of a wildfire. Fire crews from the Joe Rich, Kelowna, Ellison and Lake Country departments along with the BC Wildfire Service were fighting the blaze that was reported shortly after 1:30 p.m. Elsewhere, calmer weather and continuing progress battling some of the other wildfires in the province means hikers and campers can soon return to some parts of the backcountry in the central Interior, the Ministry of Forests said.

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  5. Mom Accused Of Murdering Daughter She Placed For AdoptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 24 | Switched

    ... the area failed to turn up any sign of the missing teen. Police said Ruud noted she had sustained a burn during a brush fire on July 18, and theorized the sight of the burn might have caused her daughter to "freak out." Detectives confirmed ...

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  6. Austin firefighters deployed to Hurricane Harvey's line of fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 24 | KXAN-TV Austin

    ... directly in Harvey's crosshairs. That means wind, heavy rain and the potential for risks to life and property. Austin Fire Department is answering the call from the state to help with rescue efforts in the path of the storm. AFD Division Chief ...

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  7. Evacuations ordered on new fire near HelenaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 24 | KTMF

    ... Helena and Montana City and to the west of Interstate 15 on Thursday afternoon. The Independent Record reports the fire had burned between 100 and 150 acres by 3:30 p.m. and the wind was still blowing. More evacuation orders are in place near a ...

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  8. VIDEO: Soda Creek Road resident talks about wildfire impactsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 24 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Sharon Mallard speaks with Cariboo Fire Centre information officers Kylan McKeen from New Zealand, Lindsay Marks from Sudbury, Ontario and Rachel Witt of Salmon Arm, B.C. during a media tour Thursday arranged by the Cariboo Regional District. Mallard and her husband several outbuildings at their property to the White Lake fire when it crossed the Fraser River.

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  9. Fire starts in dryer of Kelowna homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 24 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Fire crews rushed to the scene of a blaze at a home on Abbot Street near Groves Avenue, Thursday afternoon. This blaze broke out at the same time several fire departments throughout the city were dispatched to the scene of an intense wildfire burning in Joe Rich.

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  10. Updated: Fast moving fire sparked near Joe RichRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 24 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    The out-of-control fire near Philpott Road, 20 kilometres east of Kelowna, is described as massive and has forced an evacuation of the area. - Image credit: Barry Gerding/CapitalNews The out-of-control fire near Philpott Road, 20 kilometres east of Kelowna, is described as massive and has forced an evacuation of the area.

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  11. Leave no one behindRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 24 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    When I began hiking in the Rockies many years ago, a friend told me about some standard guidelines. One was, hike at the pace of the slowest person in your group.

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  12. 1 dead, 1 injured after I-90 fire triggers crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 24 | Bellingham Herald

    Authorities say one person has died and another was seriously injured in a crash on Interstate 90 near Ellensburg that happened after several vehicles and a semi-truck entered an area filled with wildfire smoke. Washington State Patrol Trooper Brian Moore says the crash, caused by low visibility due to smoke over the highway, involved the semi, a truck pulling a travel trailer, another truck and a car.

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  13. Six new wildfires in areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 24 | Castanet.net

    While a lot of attention is going to the Philpott Road wildfire currently burning out of control near Kelowna, crews are also tackling six small fires near Enderby. Hunse said each fire is under one hectare in size and are classified as rank one or two the lowest ratings for a wildfire.

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  14. Two women torched car of friend's love rivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 24 | Taranaki Daily News

    ... vehicle. Both cars were only about five metres away from the house. La Rue and Newton used an accelerant to ignite a fire on top of the front wheel of the victim's car and then took off, returning to their friend's house in New Plymouth. About ...

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  15. All of Joe Rich on evacRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 24 | Castanet.net

    FortisBC is working with emergency officials to assess damage from the Philpott Road Fire in the Joe Rich area of Kelowna and determine the impact on the FortisBC electricity system. Once the area has been made safe and the necessary repairs to FortisBC infrastructure has been made, we will have a clearer idea of the estimated restoration time.

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  16. School burglar sets fire to bookcase, takes computersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 24 | KRQE Albuquerque

    Police are investigating who broke into a school and set a bookcase on fire before leaving with two computers and an overview projector. District police and the Albuquerque Fire Department were alerted to a fire alarm at Alamosa Elementary School just before midnight, according to Albuquerque Public Schools spokesperson Monica Armenta.

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  17. Brush fire in Rochester still burning, county saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 24 | The Olympian

    ... assistant coaches left practice earlier to battle the blaze. Crews were still working on Thursday to put out a brush fire that burned 485 acres in Rochester on Tuesday . The fire was contained as of Wednesday but still burning at the northern end on ...

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  18. US teen reunited with her birth mother - who then tortured and killed her, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 24 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    In an affidavit that reads like gothic fiction , US investigators describe how a teen was reunited with her birth mother last year on an isolated farm in Missouri - only to be tortured there, forced to crawl through pig pens and have salt rubbed in her wounds, and then finally murdered last month and burned in a fire pit. Rebecca Ruud, 39, was arrested on Monday by Ozark County sheriff's deputies and charged, among other crimes, with the first-degree murder of Savannah Leckie, whom she had given up for adoption at birth, 16 years before.

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  19. Law enforcement searches for wanted man considered armed and dangerous near RepublicRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 24 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ... iver became confused and crashed into a DOT fence along Highway 12. The car became stuck in the weeds, the brush caught fire and soon spread to the car. PASCO, Wash. - A group of citizens in Pasco are being hailed as heroes

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  20. Mendocino County Sheriff Tom Allman lays out argument for Measure BRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 24 | Ukiah Daily Journal

    ... county are property bonds,” Allman said. “The residents pay for the next 30 years, whether it's school, fire department, whatever. We certainly have a good percentage of visitors in our county who are tourists, who fill our hotels and ...

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