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Number of Missing after California Wildfire Drops

Thousands fled the town of Paradise     PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — The number of people listed as missing after Northern California’s catastrophic wildfire has been whittled to 49. The figure announced Friday night by the Butte County Sheriff’s Office ...

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Military Service Common Among Wildfire Hotshots

New crew is now among 112 elite U.S. wildland firefighting teams     By ANDREW SELSKY, Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) — After being in firefights in Afghanistan and Iraq, members of one of America’s newest elite wildfire crews are ...

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Vista Grande IHC 2018

A look back at the wildfire season   kris massie – Vista Grande IHC Crew Video https://youtu.be/W1BfE3WXlQo

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NorCal Wildfire Costs Expected to Reach Billions

The wildfire’s death toll rose to 88     By JONATHAN J. COOPER, Associated Press PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Costs associated with a deadly Northern California wildfire will likely be in the billions, U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said Monday ...

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Natural Disasters to be a Priority for New Governors

Wildfires in the West and hurricanes in the South have been especially destructive     By GEOFF MULVIHILL, Associated Press Governors have a wide range of priorities they want to tackle in the coming year, from tax reform to education. ...

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True North®: Loading the AMABILIS® Duffel 80L

A look at the AMABILIS® Duffel     True North & DragonWear – Watch firefighter Dave effectively fit his set of Turnout Gear into the AMABILIS® Duffel’s 80L capacity. True North has been a trusted source for quality bags, packs ...

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Government Climate Report Warns of Worsening U.S. Disasters

U.S. has smashed records for damaging weather     By SETH BORENSTEIN, AP Science Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — As California’s catastrophic wildfires recede and people rebuild after two hurricanes, a massive new federal report warns that these types of disasters ...

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Deadly Northern California Wildfire Contained

Wildfire devastated most of Paradise     By CHRISTOPHER WEBER, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — A massive wildfire that killed dozens of people and destroyed thousands of homes in Northern California has been fully contained after burning for more ...

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FoxFury Responds to Camp Fire in Butte County, CA

FoxFury forensic lights aid in search for human remains     BUTTE COUNTY, California -A team from FoxFury Lighting Solutions arrived in Butte County, California yesterday as part of a massive effort to locate the remains of those missing and ...

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Video: Fire 4 Rescue at Woolsey Fire

“This is rapidly becoming very ugly,”     LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Fire Department has released video of one of its helicopter crews rescuing people from a mountain peak as a huge wildfire bore down last week. ...

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