Wildfire Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. New life, new destruction for Southern California wildfireRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    A wildfire that destroyed 18 homes has surged back to unpredictable life, darkening the skies north of Los Angeles with black smoke and driving thousands from their homes. Some evacuees were about to return to their homes Sunday, two days after the fire broke out, when unexpected winds stirred up the blaze.

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  2. Greece's Chios island in state of emergency as wildfire ragesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Reuters

    Greece has declared a state of emergency on the Aegean island of Chios, engulfed by a wildfire raging out of control, authorities said on Monday. Dozens of firefighters and aircraft were deployed to fight the forest fire which broke out early on Monday, burning through olive groves and mastic trees, an important source of income for the island which has a population of about 52,000.

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  3. 'Like a freight train': California wildfire guts 18 homesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

    LOS ANGELES - Flames raced down a rugged hillside "like a freight train," leaving smoldering remains of homes and warnings that more communities should be ready to flee the wildfire churning through tinder-dry canyons in Southern California, authorities said Sunday.

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  4. Fire scorches 33,000 acres in Santa Clarita, California, areaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | CNN

    A raging California wildfire has set more than 33,000 acres of the Santa Clarita Valley ablaze and threatens to ignite thousands of homes as winds push the flames from the forest toward the Antelope Valley, the Los Angeles County Fire Department said. The so-called Sand Fire grew more than 10,000 acres on Sunday alone, and has burned up to 18 homes, Los Angeles County fire Chief John Tripp said at a news conference late Sunday.

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  5. Highway 4 lanes reopen after closure from grass fireRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Campbell Reporter

    Lanes of Highway 4 reopened to traffic Sunday evening after a fire initially believed to have been sparked by a downed power line, authorities said. The first call came in at 4:26 p.m. as a hillside on fire, a California Highway Patrol dispatcher said.

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  6. Former top Chinese general sentenced for taking bribesRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | News9 Oklahoma City

    ... than the Republican convention and much higher temperatures as the region copes with an oppressive heat wave. A wildfire that destroyed 18 homes has surged back to unpredictable life, darkening the skies north of Los Angeles with black smoke and ...

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  7. Calif. wildfire 'like a freight train'Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... down a steep hillside "like a freight train," leaving smoldering remains of homes and forcing thousands to flee the wildfire churning through tinder-dry canyons in Southern California, authorities said Sunday . The fire that has destroyed at least ...

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  8. BLM moves away from landmark Northwest Forest PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | High Country News

    ... their tiny tenants marooned and more vulnerable to predation. "This was native forest," regenerating from a 1931 wildfire, Wilson says. "It hadn't been logged before." Now, the BLM is proposing a pair of new management plans for its 2.5 million ...

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  9. Emergency on Greek island after fire threatens homesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Belfast Telegraph

    Authorities have declared a state of emergency on the Greek island of Chios after a forest fire fanned by high winds threatened homes. The Fire Service and local officials said elderly residents in several villages in the south-west of the island had been moved out of their homes in a precautionary evacuation after the fire broke out before dawn on Monday.

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  10. Braving the flames of raging US wildfires in CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | BBC News

    Fire crews in California are struggling to contain a wildfire that has destroyed 18 homes and threatens hundreds of others in mountains north of Los Angeles.

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  11. Deputies looking for suspects in Wesley Chapel break-insRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WFLA

    Unexpected winds feeding the beast sent a Southern California wildfire surging back to life, sending thousands fleeing the flames which have

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  12. Evacuations Underway as LA County Fire Explodes to 33,000 AcresRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KWLM-AM Willmar

    A Los Angeles County Wildfire has scorched more than 33,000 acres and set off a new wave of mass evacuations in the area, according to fire officials. The blaze has so far destroyed 18 homes in Southern California and has threaten 2,000 more structures as unpredictable winds pushed the Sand Fire out of forest land and closer to homes.

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  13. DNC steps off in Philadelphia with huge protests, high tempsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    ... Two people have been killed and more than a dozen shot at a nightclub in Fort Myers, Florida, authorities said. A wildfire that destroyed 18 homes has surged back to unpredictable life, darkening the skies north of Los Angeles with black smoke and ...

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  14. Heat wave, drought show no signs of slowing downRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Post Register

    A wildfire burns in the East Walker Ranch open space on Placerita Caynon Road in Santa Clarita, Calif., Sunday, July 24, 2016. Flames raced down a steep hillside "like a freight train," leaving smoldering remains of homes and warnings that more communities should be ready to flee the wildfire churning through tinder-dry canyons in Southern California, authorities said Sunday.

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  15. California wildfires re-igniteRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Standard

    A wildfire that destroyed 18 homes has surged back to life, darkening the skies north of Los Angeles with black smoke. Thousands have fled their homes.

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  16. 'Nothing normal' about the Sand fire in the Santa Clarita Valley, officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    ... low humidity and powerful, gusty winds along the Interstate 5 corridor would create a dangerous environment for a wildfire. Then a half-acre blaze broke out Friday afternoon next to the 14 Freeway at Soledad Canyon Road, and firefighters have ...

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  17. Melanie Griffith asks Twitter for prayers as her mother is evacuated from LA Sand FireRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Melanie Griffith begs for prayers as her mother is evacuated from big cat sanctuary in path of ferocious LA wildfire that has gutted homes, destroyed 22,000 acres of land AND the set for Wipeout Sable Ranch - a filming set used in the A-Team, 24 and Maverick and the site for the Wipeout set was destroyed Blaze had destroyed 22,000 acres of land by Sunday morning having swelled from 11,000 acres at noon Saturday So far 18 homes have been confirmed as destroyed by the blaze and flames threaten a further 1,500 properties Authorities say the body of a man was found at the scene of the fire outside a home in Santa Clarita Melanie Griffith asked for prayers after her mother was evacuated from a wildlife sanctuary because of raging wildfires in Los Angeles.

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  18. Philippine leader declares ceasefire with communist rebelsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | News9 Oklahoma City

    ... Authorities say two people have been killed and more than a dozen shot at a nightclub in Fort Myers, Florida. A wildfire that destroyed 18 homes has surged back to unpredictable life, darkening the skies north of Los Angeles with black smoke and ...

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  19. Orford firefighter dies in line of dutyRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WMUR-TV Manchester

    LATEST ON THIS. GOOD MORNING, RAY. RAY: GOOD MORNING. MAGGIE HASSAN HAS ORDERED FLAGS TO BE VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTER CHARLES WATERBURY.

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  20. 90-degree heat to build across northwestern US this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | AccuWeather.com

    ... provide excellent opportunities to head to the local lake or pool, the hot and dry conditions will only worsen the wildfire situation across the West. The Sand Fire near Los Angeles continues to blaze a path of destruction after it exploded in size ...

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