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  1. Fire smoke prompts air quality advisory for Metro VancouverRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Chilliwack Times

    ... Sunday, flames show more significant 'fires of note' and red circles are other active fires. Image Google Earth/BC Wildfire Management Branch The Air Quality Health Index, which measures the risk to health on a scale from 1 to 10, showed air quality ...

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  2. Darrington-area lookout being restored, will be available to rentRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | HeraldNet

    Mark Hanna hauls up a load of supplies to be used during the ongoing restoration of the North Mountain lookout tower on June 13. Photo taken on 06132015 From the North Mountain Lookout, the view is spectacular: Mount Baker, the Suiattle River Valley, Glacier Peak, Whitehorse Mountain, Three Fingers, Green Mountain and the Sauk River Valley. Mountains stretch out all around.

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  3. Thousands flee wildfires raging across Western CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Globe and Mail

    Firefighters tackle a wildfire near the town of La Ronge, Saskatchewan July 4, 2015 in a picture provided by the Saskatchewan Ministry of Government Relations. Firefighters tackle a wildfire near the town of La Ronge, Saskatchewan July 4, 2015 in a picture provided by the Saskatchewan Ministry of Government Relations.

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  4. Illegal fireworks eyed as cause of California firesRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Reuters

    Three fires that broke out on the July Fourth holiday in California were possibly sparked by the use of illegal fireworks and a man was arrested after fireworks exploded at a party and injured several people, officials said on Sunday. The Hollister Police Department said 35-year-old Shawn Gregory Bourdet was arrested after he lit a firework mortar that fell on its side and shot projectiles at celebrants at a block party late on Saturday.

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  5. Most Joe Rich evacuees back home but still on-edgeRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | GlobalNews

    ... alert. Joe Rich resident Tim Walters says the blaze tore through the area and threatened his home. It's his first wildfire experience. "I came around the corner in the woods and I could see the plume of smoke and it was quite the feeling because I ...

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  6. As donations flow in after wildfire, Willow mushers try to share with communityRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    Willow's Fourth of July celebration over the weekend featured small-town patriotism tempered by the reality of the 55 homes burned by last month's Sockeye wildfire. Parade floats featured hand-lettered signs thanking the firefighters who helped save homes while at Willow Community Center a small group of volunteers gathered to build homes for fire victims.

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  7. Man dies in single-vehicle wreck on Washington's Wind River HighwayRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

    An adult male died in this single-car wreck Sunday morning on Washington 's Wind River Highway. An adult male died at the scene of a single-car wreck Sunday morning in Skamania County on the Washington side of the Columbia River Gorge north of Carson.

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  8. Illegal fireworks suspected in factory, grass firesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | 13WHAM

    ... blaze spread to two other warehouses. In Northern California, officials said illegal fireworks may have started a wildfire that burned more than 320 acres and threatened homes in the city of Vacaville, and a grass fire in the Rio Linda area of ...

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  9. COLUMN: When do we start calling this the apocalypse?Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... Francis was on my mind five days after the tree-toppling storm, as I wound down Highway 3A in the direction of a wildfire that had potentially resulted from plentiful lightning. When I first caught sight of it, I felt like Frodo Baggins gazing ...

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  10. Wildfire spreads 2,500 acres in Asotin CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | KXLY-TV Spokane

    Fire officials said the fire started around 12:15 Sunday afternoon and quickly spread. It's now an estimated 2,500 acres. Crews said the flames are threatening ranch homes and standing crops. Level 1 evacuation orders are in place for those threatened residences.

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  11. Gilmore Gulch Wildfire burns 2,500 acres in Asotin CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ANATONE, Wash.- The Gilmore Gulch wildfire is burning six miles northeast of Anatone. the fire started at around 12:15pm Sunday afternoon and by 6:00pm, the fire grew to an estimated 2,500 acres.

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  12. Illegal fireworks injures 5 at California block party, suspected in some destructive firesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    ... at our own home so this is hard," Avila said. In Northern California, officials said fireworks may have started a wildfire that burned more than 320 acres and threatened homes in the city of Vacaville. The fire started near a park Saturday night and ...

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  13. B.C. residents mired in wildfire hazeRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | CTV

    Smoke from wildfires raging across tinder-dry B.C. is turning the sky orange, and residents took to social media to share pictures of the haze. Royal fans gathered around St. Mary Magdalene Church to catch a glimpse of William and Kate arriving for Princess Charlotte's christening.

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  14. Officials: Lake Fire region at risk of flooding, slides for up to five yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Redlands Daily Facts

    Now that the Lake Fire is nearly out, the scorched landscape is now at a greater risk of floods and debris flows for up to five years, according to the U.S. Forest Service. Forest Service scientists are currently performing a Burned Area Emergency Response assessment to evaluate how much of a threat the post-wildfire landscape poses to humans, wildlife and natural resources.

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  15. Austin Fire Chief Rhoda Mae Kerr breaks another glass ceiling [VIDEO]Read the original story

    9 hrs ago | The Family Badge

    ... Prevention section with additional fire inspectors and fire protection engineers. * Oversaw the creation of the Wildfire Mitigation Division and became the largest fire department in the state of Texas, and possibly the United States, to have 100 ...

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  16. Military to join the fire line in SaskatchewanRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | MacLeans

    ... firefighter, so additional training may be required. "They will be completely self-contained and they will augment wildfire operations and so we'll see them on the fire line," McKay said. "Hopefully that will bolster our ability to do two things - ...

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  17. Illegal Fireworks Suspected in FactoryRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | KTUL-TV Tulsa

    ... debris was found at the scene. In Northern California, officials said illegal fireworks may have started a wildfire that burned more than 320 acres and threatened homes in the city of Vacaville, and a grass fire in the Rio Linda area of Sacramento ...

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  18. Man shoots off firework from top of his head, dies instantlyRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | NBC29

    ... collapse that hurt 24 people as they posed for a picture at a North Carolina beachfront home, authorities said. A wildfire that might have been started by fireworks and burned more than 320 acres while threatening homes in the California city of ...

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  19. Firefighters battle wildland fires across Whatcom CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

    Whatcom County fire departments and state wildland fire crews were battling three fires across Whatcom County on Sunday, July 5. Of most concern was a 5-acre blaze burning in rugged terrain on the north side of Stewart Mountain that started around midday Sunday, said Chris Hankey, public information officer for the state Department of Natural Resources, which supplies wildland fire crews and equipment on state lands. "They're really trying to jump on this; they want to get it real fast," Hankey said.

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  20. Smoke smothers Metro Vancouver and parts of B.C. as wildfires rageRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Vancouver Sun

    ... no moisture in the air so we are expecting it to be quite aggressive," Melissa Klassen, a spokeswoman with the BC Wildfire Service, said on Saturday afternoon. The Squamish Lillooet Regional District also declared a state of emergency, which is ...

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