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Oklahoma Wildfire 99 Percent Contained

Wildfire destroyed nine homes A small but stubborn fire that destroyed at least nine homes southeast of Tulsa is 99 percent contained, an Oklahoma Forestry Services spokeswoman said Tuesday night. More than 100 people forced to evacuate were allowed to ...

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Still No Answers for Tennessee Fire Victims

Sevier County authorities still under court order about fire information An American flag has been hung at the entrance to Gatlinburg , Tenn., Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016. A devastating wildfire destroyed numerous homes and buildings on Monday. (Michael Patrick/Knoxville News ...

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Idaho Smokejumpers

You’ll find them in the most rugged territory   On Final Productions – This video provides an overview of the McCall Smokejumper Program. Smokejumpers are experienced wildland firefighters accessing wildfires via parachute jumps. Smokejumpers are primarily used for initial attack, ...

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Longer and Longer

As our weather patterns and climate grow more erratic, fire seasons will become more difficult to predict Shannan Mills | FireRescue Magazine, Volume 12 Issue 3 This year, we saw a rise in intense wildfires across the United States and ...

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Wildfire Destroys Oklahoma Homes

Tankers pull water from nearby Lake Eufaula   LONGTOWN, Oklahoma (AP) — Emergency crews fought a stubborn fire that destroyed at least nine homes in eastern Oklahoma and forced the evacuation of more than 100 others. The wildfire east of ...

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Are You Ready?

Changing wildfire seasons and being prepared for mutual-aid calls Get your departments trained to always have in their minds that wildland fires can happen any time of the year. (Photo by Tod Sudmeier.) By Brad Davidson | FireRescue Magazine, Volume ...

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Colorado Wildfire Contained

Residents allowed to return to Boulder homes   P. SOLOMON BANDA, Associated Press BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Hundreds of residents were allowed to return to their homes in the foothills just outside this university city on Monday as firefighters make ...

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North Carolina Wildfire 10 Percent Contained

White Creek Fire is near Shortoff Mountain   NEBO, N.C. (AP) — Federal forestry officials say a fire in western North Carolina is only about 10 percent contained. The U.S. Forest Service said in a news release The White Creek ...

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Wildfire Burns West of Boulder

Sunshine Fire causes evacuation of nearby houses   BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Firefighters were able to contain about half of a small but potentially dangerous wildfire just west of downtown Boulder, Colorado, that forced hundreds to flee and sent up ...

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