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  1. APNewsBreak: 911 calls from fatal fire: 'Send somebody fast'Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | KHQ-TV Spokane

    Homeowners frantically asked for help as a swiftly moving wildfire headed toward their houses, 911 audio calls show, and dispatchers tried to clear up confusion over injured firefighters from a blaze in Washington state that ultimately killed three firefighters. The dispatch recordings were released to The Associated Press on Friday by the Okanogan County Sheriff's Office in response to a records request.

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  2. Travers time for American Pharoah on long trek by hoof, airRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | NBC29

    Triple Crown winner American Pharoah, with exercise rider George Alvarez up, works out at Saratoga Race Course on Friday, Aug. 28, 2015, in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. American Pharoah is the overwhelming 1-5 favorite in a 10-horse ... By REBECCA BOONE and MARTHA BELLISLE Associated Press Homeowners frantically asked for help as a swiftly moving wildfire headed toward their houses, 911 audio calls show, and dispatchers tried to... By REBECCA BOONE and MARTHA BELLISLE Associated Press Homeowners frantically asked for help as a swiftly moving wildfire headed toward their houses, 911 audio calls show, and dispatchers tried to clear up... Former President George W. Bush is returning Friday to New Orleans - the scene of one of his presidency's lowest points - to tout the region's recovery from the nation's costliest natural disaster on... Former President George W. Bush enjoyed sympathetic ... (more)

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  3. Zach Johnson lands in early 3-way tie at BarclaysRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | NBC29

    ... By REBECCA BOONE and MARTHA BELLISLE Associated Press Homeowners frantically asked for help as a swiftly moving wildfire headed toward their houses, 911 audio calls show, and dispatchers tried to... By REBECCA BOONE and MARTHA BELLISLE Associated ...

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  4. Firefighters in Washington state worry about wind forecastRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WBNS

    The largest wildfire ever recorded in Washington state has grown by more than 22 square miles. And firefighters may see tougher conditions over the weekend, with high winds in the forecast.

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  5. PHOTOS: Sunbathers Gawked As Wildfires Burned ChelanRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KUOW-FM Seattle

    10 flies over Chelan within hours of a wildfire starting on Aug. 14. Sunbathers on holiday watched as the fire effort took hold. Then a deafening clap of thunder. Then several rings of fire appeared. They would morph into huge wildfires threatening ...

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  6. Wildfire smoke rendered solar panels useless at Grand Forks museumRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | CBC News

    Smoke billows from a forest fire east of Grand Forks, B.C. The wildfire forced authorities to close Highway 3 between Christina Lake and Highway 3B. The rains have started to fall, but thick smoke produced by wildfires this week rendered solar panels completely useless at one museum in Grand Forks.

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  7. Crews stop fire near freewayRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Baker City Herald

    ... full access to the E-edition. Fire crews converged from the ground and from the air Thursday afternoon to stop a wildfire just north of Interstate 84 near Baker City. Five fire engines and a bulldozer were joined by five single-engine air tankers ...

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  8. Unforgettable: The Baker County fires of 2015Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | Baker City Herald

    Fifty years from now, when the 21st century is on the wane and the black scars have long since healed to green, we'll still talk around here about the great fires of 2015. Over backyard fences and over plates of pancakes at the cafe, we'll remember the August afternoons when acrid smoke draped over the valleys like a Dickensian London fog, and the dusks when the sun set as if in blood.

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  9. U.S. agriculture chief talks wildfires in scorched WestRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Reuters

    ... year, including three whose vehicle was consumed by flames when they crashed en route to a massive Washington state wildfire. Four more were also injured in that accident at the so-called Okanogan Complex fire, which has scorched 302,224 acres ...

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  10. 911 Calls From Fatal Fire ReleasedRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WILX-TV Lansing

    Homeowners frantically asked for help as a swiftly moving wildfire headed toward their houses, 911 audio calls show, and dispatchers tried to clear up confusion over injured firefighters from a blaze in Washington state that ultimately killed three firefighters. One of those firefighters was 31-year-old Richard Wheeler, a Michigan native.

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  11. Okanogan wildfire grows; weather still a concernRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | HeraldNet

    An airplane used to fight wildfires flies past the sun, which appears orange due to heavy smoke in the air near Omak on Thursday. SPOKANE - The largest measured wildfire in Washington history had grown by more than 22 square miles Friday, and firefighters were worried about high winds predicted for the weekend.

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  12. Reward offered for information that leads to arrest of Coeur d'Alene arsonistRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KHQ-TV Spokane

    At 6:40pm on August 27th 2015 the Coeur d'Alene Fire Department was dispatched to a grass fire at Northwest Boulevard and W. Davidson Ave. Crime Stoppers is offering a reward for anyone who can provide information that leads to the arrest of the person or persons responsible for an arson that happened Thursday night. Firefighters were called to a grass fire at Northwest Boulevard and W. Davidson Ave. Thursday night that was threatening a structure.

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  13. Wildfire smoke from U.S. prompts health advisory in ManitobaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | CBC News

    Much of Manitoba will see at least some level of smoky haze in the sky this weekend, according to the province. Heavy smoke from wildfires in the northwestern United States is expected to drift into Manitoba this weekend, prompting health officials to warn people to take care outdoors.

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  14. Pigeon shorts electric switch, starts brush fire near Cascade LocksRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KVAL-TV Eugene

    CASCADE LOCKS, Ore. A pigeon is to blame for the fast-moving brush fire that forced homes to evacuate Thursday night in the small Columbia River Gorge town of Cascade Locks, city officials said.

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  15. Testalinden Creek fire expands to north leading to increased evacuation alert areaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Osoyoos Times

    Two B.C. Wildfire Service personnel erect a fence around the fire camp on Maple Avenue in Oliver. Crews are working around the clock on the Testalinden Creek fire, which is still burning aggressively in the Tinhorn/Hester Creek area.

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  16. Week in PicturesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | MacLeans

    An airplane drops fire retardant on a wildfire near Omak, Wash. Spreading over 680 sq.

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  17. Brush fire near Spokane Airport forces evacuationRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KREM-TV Spokane

    Brush fire near Spokane Airport forces evacuation SPOKANE, Wash. - A brush fire broke out near Interstate 90 on Grove and Geiger Thursday afternoon.

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  18. Mandatory evacuations orders remain for areas from O'Hara Bridge to the Fenn Ranger StationRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KLEW-TV Lewiston

    ... the Selway River continues to spread both up and down the canyon. It is also part of the Motorway Complex. This wildfire has more than 8,500 acres burned. Mandatory evacuations orders remain for areas downstream from O'Hara Bridge to the Fenn Ranger ...

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  19. Natural wonders: A swarm of small strengthsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Chico Enterprise-Record

    The sight of a thousand firefighters marching in a line to make a containment line to control a wildfire is a dramatic example of working together in the face of an emergency. The cooperative effort to quell fire and save habitats and homes reaffirms the idea that there is strength in individuals working together to achieve a purpose.

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  20. Firefighters in Washington state worry over wind forecastRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Erie Times News

    An airplane tanker flies through smoky air as it drops fire retardant on a wildfire that flared up in the late afternoon near Omak, Wash., Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015. Firefighters were holding their own Thursday against the largest wildfire on record in Washington state, even as rising temperatures and increased winds stoked the flames.

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