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Fire Crews Burn 84 Acres of Louisiana Refuge

Prescribed burn to help longleaf pine trees   SLIDELL, La. (AP) — Fire crews have burned a small section of a wildlife refuge to benefit longleaf pine trees, which require periodic fires to thrive, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service ...

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Louisiana Firefighters Respond to Oklahoma Wildfires

Over 1,200 square miles have burned   BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry has sent seven wildland firefighters to Woodward, Oklahoma, to fight wildfires there. Commissioner Mike Strain said Tuesday that they’ll be in ...

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