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Falling Tree Kills Firefighter in Montana

19-year old firefighter killed by falling tree snag   MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Authorities say a 19-year-old firefighter has died after being struck by a falling tree while responding to a blaze in western Montana. Missoula County sheriff’s officials say ...

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Granite Mountain Hotshots Movie Trailer

What do you think? Will you watch it?     Sony Pictures – All men are created equal… then, a few become firefighters. Only the Brave, based on the true story of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, is the heroic story ...

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Thousands Flee Wildfire Near Yosemite Park

Wildfire has destroyed dozens of structures     By SCOTT SMITH, Associated Press MARIPOSA, Calif. (AP) — A blaze burning in foothills west of Yosemite National Park destroyed dozens of structures and forced thousands to flee Gold Rush-era towns but ...

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California Wildfire Triples in Size

Fire in central California has burned 17 square miles   SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A wildfire burning in central California tripled in size Monday, forcing more people from their homes as firefighters battle the day-old blaze burning in steep areas ...

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Wildfires Force Evacuations in Italy

Two campgrounds evacuated after wind change   MILAN (AP) — Italian authorities have evacuated two campgrounds in Tuscany as wildfires cause disruption across central and southern Italy. Mayor Luigi Bellumori of the Tuscan town of Capalbio told ANSA that the ...

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