Tag Archives: Grass Fire

British Army Joins Firefighters in Grassland Fire

Fires cover a 7-square mile area     LONDON (AP) — Britain’s military are joining exhausted firefighters to tackle wildfires in dry grassy hills in northwest England that may last for weeks. Over 100 firefighters have been working rolling 12-hour ...

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Grass Fires Force Closure of Oklahoma Highways

One fire closed part of I-35 near Goldsby   NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Grass fires have scorched pastures across Oklahoma and caused the partial closure of a busy interstate highway south of Oklahoma City. Authorities say a large grass fire ...

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Grass Fire Destroys Colorado Houses

Total of nine structures destroyed in Elbert County   DENVER (AP) — A grass fire near a rural Colorado community southeast of Denver has destroyed five homes and four barns but no one has been hurt. Authorities say the fire ...

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Missouri Grass Fire Damages Historic Landmark

Fire damaged buildings and fence   SIBLEY, Mo. (AP) — Parks officials say a grass fire damaged the Fort Osage National Historic Landmark in northwest Missouri. The site will be closed indefinitely because of damage from the fire Sunday afternoon. ...

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Videos: Firefighters Contain Missouri Grass Fire

Video shows “fire tornado” during grass fire in Platte County   WESTON, Mo. (AP) — Firefighters are dousing hotspots at the site of a northwest Missouri grass fire that damaged up to 1,500 acres of land and briefly spawned a ...

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Wildland/WUI On-Duty Death

Fremont County deputy fire chief was severely burned in a 2015 fire United States Fire Administration The U.S. Fire Administration has announced the official on-duty death of Deputy Chief Clarence “Speed” Hartbank, 79, of the Fremont County Fire District on ...

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