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  1. Comments { 0 }Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune

    The Okanogan Complex Fire has grown to be the largest wildfire in Washington State History, even surpassing last year's devastating record breaking fires in the Methow and Pateros areas known as the Carlton Complex. The Okanogan Complex which includes fires in the Lime Belt, Blue Lake, Tunk Block, Beaver Lake and Nine Mile areas in Okanogan County, encompasses some 258,399 acres, more than 400 square miles, and is being said to be only 10 percent contained, according to the Northeast Washington Fire Update.

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  2. Largest Washington wildfire is 45 percent containedRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | KHQ-TV Spokane

    The largest wildfire in state history, the Okanogan Complex, has now grown to 231 square miles but as Wednesday morning it was 45 percent contained. The Okanogan Complex is being managed as part of one big fire including the 146-square-mile Chelan Complex.

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  3. OCFA: Man, woman escape crashed car in Trabuco Canyon before it burst into flamesRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Orange County Register

    Officials said the car was covered in flames, which spread to an approximately 50-by-50 foot area of vegetation around the car. Firefighter extinguished the blaze at 12:18 a.m. and did not find anyone in the vehicle, said OCFA Capt.

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  4. Bill to Penalize Drone Operators Passes SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Patch.com

    ... restrictions. Private UAVs have disrupted firefighting operations several times this year, including during a wildfire last month along Interstate 15 in San Bernardino County. "It's absolutely maddening to think operations intended to knock down ...

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  5. Oregon leading the way on climate-change policyRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Oregonian

    Heat records in Portland are set one day and broken the next. So are forest fire records: 2 million acres burning across the west already and another 5 million in Alaska, with weeks of fire season remaining.

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  6. NFPA Launches Wildfire Safety Program for TeensRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | FireHouse.com

    The National Fire Protection Association today announced the launch of its TakeAction campaign that targets middle and high school students living in areas with wildfire risks. The campaign highlights important information about wildfire risks to life and property.

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  7. America. The Diner. Funky, fun and open almost 24 hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | LEO Weekly

    ... Dressed with blue cheese crumbles, a thick slice of juicy fresh tomato and a handful of Grateful Greens' colorful "wildfire" lettuce mix, it's first-rate. That being said, however, I had just fashioned these lines when this scary headline from ...

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  8. Cooler temps, wet forecast lifts campfire banRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Daily Townsman

    ... fire prevention bylaws and is serviced by a fire department. In what shouldn't be a surprise to anyone, the B.C. Wildfire Service is also asking residents to stay away from active-burning fires as hunting season approaches. "The Southeast Fire ...

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  9. Arizona seeing more large wildfires since the 1970sRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | KOLD-TV Tucson

    TUCSON, AZ - While Arizona has experienced a mild wildfire season thanks to surges of tropical moisture keeping monsoon downpours in the forecast, the story is just the opposite for much of the western U.S. According to Climate Central , wildfires in western states have burned more than seven million acres this year. That is the most in the past 10 years.

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  10. Netroots Radio Presents The After Show with Wink & Justice: "Wednesday's Child is Full of Whoa!"Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    ... if you have to explain a joke, yada yada ya. Breitbart News may finally settle with Shirley Sherrod; the largest Wildfire in Washington State history , destroys 176 homes and more than 300,000 acres; and a Connecticut firefighter is suspended over ...

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  11. Severely Burned Firefighter Expected to Make Full RecoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | KNDU

    The firefighter severely injured in a Washington wildfire flare-up that killed three of his comrades is making progress, but he's not out of danger yet. His doctor and parents said at a news conference in Seattle on Tuesday that Daniel Lyon is responding well to his treatment.

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  12. Pictures I Haven't TakenRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Huffington Post

    Flying into Boise, Idaho last week, a State I'd never been to, I was surprised by the rolling desert--brown, arid, sensual; the kind of terrain I often imagine walking into and never returning. Snap.

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  13. Brush fire burns through 5 hectares near KennetcookRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | CBC News

    DNR said the five-hectare blaze was burning off Rhine's Road and the Kennetcook volunteer fire service has responded. A provincial helicopter has been requested and DNR said they have stepped in and taken the lead in fighting the fire.

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  14. Family, doctor say injured firefighter making slow progress, not out of danger yetRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    The firefighter severely injured in a Washington wildfire flare-up that killed three of his comrades is making progress, but he's not out of danger yet. His doctor and parents said at a news conference on Tuesday in Seattle at Harborview Medical Center that Daniel Lyon is responding well to his treatment.

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  15. Harper damaging Canadian tourism industry, NDP's Mulcair saysRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Globe and Mail

    ... He has also been promoting his plan to boost training and equipment for emergency response amid one of B.C.'s worst wildfire seasons in memory. Fires have destroyed hundreds of square kilometres of land, and forced scores of residents to flee at a ...

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  16. Bracing for high fire riskRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Stawell Times-News

    The Bushfire and Natural Hazards Co-operative Research Centre has released its Southern Australia Seasonal Bushfire Outlook for 2015-16, which shows the Wimmera will have above normal bushfire potential this summer. The report said the above normal forecast was mostly due to a strengthening El Nino over the Pacific Ocean, which was now tracking as one of the strongest on record.

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  17. US Labor Day Weekend Forecast: Warmth to Rebuild Across Northeast;...Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | AccuWeather.com

    ... of the upper-level low will also allow temperatures to rebound closer to near-average values across California. The wildfire threat will still be high across much of the Northwest and northern California. People are urged to be careful with ...

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  18. Twisp Firefighter Survivor Faces Long Road to RecoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | FireHouse.com

    ... which also estimates that 65,880 firefighter injuries occur in the line of duty each year, with nearly 30,000 in wildfire operations. Lyon, who is heavily medicated, can respond to family members, but he doesn't know about the accident -- or the ...

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  19. Hazelwood mine fire: a year on, locals confront health consequencesRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | ABC News

    MARK COLVIN: More than a year after a bushfire burnt its way into the Hazelwood Mine, the Latrobe Valley community of Morwell is still looking for answers. It wants to know what health consequences the fire had on the community and what effects it could still have on the future health of the region.

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  20. Helicopter pilot took water from pool to save villa from Costa del Sol wildfireRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Huge manhunt for three armed and dangerous suspects who shot cop dead in Chicago suburb: Town on lockdown as SWAT teams go house to house Incredible moment helicopter pilot swooped in to take water from swimming pool to save villa from Costa del Sol wildfire The helicopter was battling wildfires in the hills above Rincon de la Victoria, near Malaga on the Costa del Sol Spanish authorities reported that a 78-year-old British man has died as a result of the Costa del Sol wildfires These are the dramatic scenes as a firefighting helicopter pilot lowered down a basket into a swimming pool to quickly refill with water to prevent a rapidly moving wildfire from engulfing the home owner's house.

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