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  1. Rural North Island fires keep emergency services busyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The New Zealand Herald

    Central fire communications shift manager Jan Wills said firefighters had been kept busy, and were currently at the scene of four rural fires. This morning firefighters remained at the scene of a large grass fire in Himatangi, 20km west of Palmerston North, Ms Wills said.

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  2. Little Lake, Laytonville drop OES enginesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Willits News

    ... for emergency services during wildfires, floods, earthquakes and similar large scale emergencies. As part of their wildfire efforts they maintain a fleet of engines, but rather than let them idle in a yard in Sacramento, the agency lends out its ...

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  3. Western Power silence riles blaze victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Yahoo!

    More than a fortnight since their $1.3 million Yallingup holiday home was obliterated by fire, a Perth couple say Western Power is yet to make contact or offer assistance despite evidence the blaze was sparked by a State-owned power pole. Richard Camm and wife Debbie had to flee with nothing but the clothes on their backs as the fast-moving grass fire tore towards their four-bedroom homestead on January 5. The fire, which threatened five other properties before firefighters brought it under control, gutted the house and destroyed an $85,000 BMW belonging to the Camms.

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  4. Rural North Island fires keep emergency services busyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The New Zealand Herald

    Central fire communications shift manager Jan Wills said firefighters had been kept busy, and were currently at the scene of four rural fires. This morning firefighters remained at the scene of a large grass fire in Himatangi, 20km west of Palmerston North, Ms Wills said.

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  5. 2 days, 3 fires in Lansing areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Jefferson Post Online Edition

    Firefighters representing Lansing Volunteer Fire and Rescue and several other departments kept busy Monday and Tuesday, as they worked together to contain three fires that occurred within a time span stretching a little over 24 hours.

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  6. Farmer thankful no livestock killed in 53-hectare fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Marlborough Express

    Awatere farmer Wayne Boyce and his dog Libby survey the damage to feed and fencing on the Weld Pass hill block. Boyce lost 4km of fencing in the huge grass fire on 53 hectares of his property on Monday.

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  7. Breastfeeding support group moves to MarionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Gazette-Bulletin

    I know that quite often I fill this space with comments and encouragement about you Peabody folks offering your services as community volunteers. I am a broken record when it comes to that topic.

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  8. Fire fight prompts big thanks at TDURead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | NEWS.com.au

    MORE than half of Australian kids regularly exceed screen time guidelines, making them virtually unenforceable, and experts have called for change. ONE of Australia's richest men was allowed to hold an extraordinary function at the official Australian high commissioner's residence in London.

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  9. Read Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | 104.7 WIOT

    Firefighters had to chase a car to extinguish it! This is the makings of a perfect disaster. Car, hill, fire, no parking brake. Skip ahead to 1:30 to see it all go down.

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  10. Blaze destroys old mobile homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Union Daily Times

    Two fire departments spent approximately two hours battling a blaze that began when windy conditions caused a fire to spread out of control and destroy an old mobile home Monday afternoon. The Monarch and Lockhart fire departments were dispatched to a residence at 183 Ellis Street in the Monarch community in reference to a report of a structure fire.

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  11. Orion Aerial Working To Revive P-3 Firefighting FleetRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Aero-News Network

    ... has decided to solicit community support to help it attain its goal. "If every person who was ever threatened by wildfire were to give one dollar, we could easily attain our goal," added Head. EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2015 Celebrating 75th Anniversary ...

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  12. Bats play into city's hotel planRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | This Week Community News

    ... of bat have been hit hard by White Nose Syndrome, a deadly fungus that's spreading among bat populations like wildfire with no cure or way to slow it in sight. Last year alone, Norris said Ohio's largest hibernaculum -- where bats gather in large ...

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  13. Bob Seger sells out HuntingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Toledo Blade

    Bob Seger is the rare artist who has stuck around long enough to provide a narrative thread through his work that transcends decades. Built on a foundation that never erodes -- Chuck Berry rock riffs, Detroit muscle, and fat dollops of the blues, folk and Dylanesque story-telling -- Seger's music connects with his audience through its intimacy and a genial sense of shared experience.

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  14. Fire threatens homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Southland Times

    About 20 fire engines and two helicopters are fighting the grass fire at the settlement of Bainesse, about 20 kilometres east of Palmerston North. "At this stage, specific homes on the fire front have been advised to keep clear of the area.

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  15. 86 Wildfires Reported Across Arkansas MLK Holiday WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | 5NEWSonline.com

    ... Marion, Pulaski and Searcy Counties. Two homes were lost in Grant County, according to AFC. The AFC said the sudden wildfire activity in January was caused by dormant vegetation, which dries quickly with warm temperatures, low humidity and winds ...

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  16. Bainesse grass fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Manawatu Standard

    A dozen fire fighting appliances and a helicopter are at the scene of a large grass fire in the southern Manawatu. One witness to the fire, Kelly-Ann Pedersen, posted a photo on More FM Manawatu's Facebook page that hay sheds, silage stacks and paddocks were being destroyed by the blaze.

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  17. AR Wildfires Burn 1,322 Acres Over Holiday WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | FOX16

    Similar to the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday weekend last year, Arkansas experienced higher than normal wildfire activity from last Saturday-Monday due to dry vegetation, mild temperatures, gusty winds, and low humidity levels. AFC crews, in partnership with local fire departments, suppressed a total of 86 wildfires that burned 1,322 acres.

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  18. Wildfires comes close to McLoud homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

    FIRST, YOU SAW IT PLAY OUT RIGHT ON OUR AIR. A WILDFIRE CREEPING DANGEROUSLY CLOSE TO A HOME IN MACLEOD ALL WHILE THE PERSON WHO LIVES THERE TRIED TO FIGHT IT OUT WITH A WATER HOSE.

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  19. Chiriaco Summit: I-10 blaze engulfs car hauler, vehiclesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | The Press-Enterprise

    Flames ripped through a car-hauler and its cargo of seven vehicles, igniting a small brush fire and jamming a desert freeway, according to Riverside County Fire Department officials and a Caltrans website. The blaze was reported at 2:24 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 20, along the westbound lanes of Interstate 10 east of Hayfield Road near the community of Chiriaco Summit.

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  20. Family homeless after stolen car sparks bushfireRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | The Age

    A Banjup family of four is homeless after an allegedly stolen car crashed into a tree, sparking a bushfire that destroyed their home on Wednesday. Police said that it appeared heat from the vehicle exhaust ignited the blaze that burned about one hectare of bush before embers jumped the road and started a fire in the family home on Gibbs and Beenyup Roads, 25km south of Perth.

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