Tag Archives: Alabama

Oregon Smokejumper Fighting for His Life

Smokejumper suffered a head injury in a fall during an Alabama wildfire   REDMOND, Ore. (KTVZ) – A Redmond smokejumper is fighting for his life after being critically injured in a fall while fighting a wildfire in Alabama. Ray Rubio, ...

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Firefighters across U.S. Battle Appalachian Wildfires

Over 5,000 firefighters and support staff are at work in the Southeast   JEFF MARTIN, Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — Many of the nation’s largest active wildfires Thursday were burning in the southern Appalachian mountains, where a relentless drought has ...

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Wildfires Rage across Southeastern States

All but two of 61 large fires nationwide are in the Southeast   JEFF MARTIN, Associated Press North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory has declared a state of emergency because of the wildfires in the western part of the state. McCrory ...

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