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Firefighters in Greece Race to Stop Wildfire

Firefighters in Greece Race to Stop Wildfire

Evacuees bussed to nearby beaches     ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Firefighters and water-dropping aircraft were fighting a blaze for a second day in southern Greece Thursday that forced evacuations and a night-long battle to save seaside homes. The Fire Service...

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Tankers Help Contain Fire South of Reno

Tankers Help Contain Fire South of Reno

Firefighters and tankers kept the fire at 120 acres     RENO, Nev. (AP) — Strong winds caused a structure fire to spread into south Reno wildland, threatening more than 100 structures Tuesday and forcing some evacuations before it was brought under control....

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Procession Carries Pilot Killed in Arizona Wildfire

Procession Carries Pilot Killed in Arizona Wildfire

FAA and NTSB investigating helicopter crash     PHOENIX (AP) — A procession that included fire trucks and law enforcement vehicles on Friday escorted a white hearse carrying the flag-draped coffin of an Arizona helicopter pilot killed in a crash while...

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Nevada Numbers Fire Triples in Size

Nevada Numbers Fire Triples in Size

Hundreds of homes threatened     By SCOTT SONNER Associated Press RENO, Nev. (AP) — A northern Nevada wildfire burning out of control near the California line more than tripled in size on Tuesday, closing a U.S. highway, forcing evacuations and threatening...

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Water Refill During Arizona’s Bighorn Fire

Water Refill During Arizona’s Bighorn Fire

Bighorn Fire has burned over 50,000 acres     kk44 - Bighorn Fire 2020, Ventura Canyon Firefighting helicopter picking up water from the Ventura Canyon Mountain golf course lake. InciWeb: Bighorn Fire https://youtu.be/JZ0-jO9Gkls

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Wind Fuels Two Wildfires Outside of Tucson

Wind Fuels Two Wildfires Outside of Tucson

Two wildfires in Oro Valley     ORO VALLEY, Ariz. (AP) — Firefighters were battling two separate wildfires Monday in a mountainous area outside of Tucson. Authorities in the town of Oro Valley said crews made slight progress on a nearby fire in the Pusch...

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Four Injured in Alaska Division of Forestry Plane Crash

Four Injured in Alaska Division of Forestry Plane Crash

Plane was transporting firefighters to Soldotna     Alaska Division of Forestry All four Division of Forestry employees that were injured in the crash have been medevaced to Anchorage with serious but non-life threatening injuries. Three of the individuals...

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