Arson Determined as Cause of Utah Wildfire

Wildfire burned nearly 600 acres     SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Authorities believe arson caused a wildfire that burned 585 acres (237 hectares) near Echo Reservoir along Interstate 80 in north-central Utah. State fire officials said Monday that a ...

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Campers Flee from Northern California Wildfire

Wildfire north of Sacramento is spreading rapidly     EMIGRANT GAP, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say homes and campgrounds are being evacuated because of a rapidly-growing wildfire in Northern California. The Placer County Sheriff’s Department says the wildfire is spreading ...

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Aircraft Crash Causes Wildfire Near Reno

Fire quickly grew to 20 acres     RENO, Nev. (AP) — A small airplane or engine-driven recreational aircraft crashed Sunday on a rugged and scenic mountain south of Reno, igniting a wildfire that officials feared could climb uphill toward ...

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