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Florida Brush Fire Evacuees Return Home

Book burning started a 700-acre fire near Bryceville   BRYCEVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Forest Service officials are letting residents return to their homes after a man burning some books started a 700-acre brush fire. Forest Service spokeswoman Annaleasa Winter ...

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Florida Brush Fire Forces Evacuations

400-acre fire burns in Nassau County   BRYCEVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Forest Service officials say a 400-acre brush fire has forced the evacuation of a neighborhood and threatened or burned up to 15 homes. Nassau County Emergency Management Director ...

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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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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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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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