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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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Containment of Wildfire Near Phoenix at 50%

Containment of Wildfire Near Phoenix at 50%

The latest on the East Desert Fire     CAVE CREEK, Ariz. (AP) — Firefighters have managed to contain much of a big wildfire near Phoenix that was burning across 2 square miles (6 square kilometers) and prompted the evacuation of more than 100 homes,...

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Abandoned Campfire Causes Colorado Wildfire

Abandoned Campfire Causes Colorado Wildfire

Parsnip Fire was discovered on Monday     SILVERTHORNE, Colorado - The Sopris Sun reports that 15 firefighters and a helicopter contained the spread of a wildfire caused by an abandoned campfire in the White River National Forest. The Parsnip Fire was...

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Playing with Fire

Playing with Fire

Behind the scenes with smokejumpers     U.S. Forest Service - A personal behind the scenes look at what Smokejumpers encounter from the locker room to a live fire on the forest ground. https://youtu.be/A6QfMdKCkzE

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Kansas Firefighters Battle Wildfires in Barber County

Kansas Firefighters Battle Wildfires in Barber County

National Guard helicopters helping fight the wildfires   MEDICINE LODGE, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas National Guard has sent two helicopters to help local firefighters battle wildfires burning about 20-25 miles southwest of Medicine Lodge in Barber County. The UH-60...

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Fire Blackens Thousands of Acres in Nebraska

Fire Blackens Thousands of Acres in Nebraska

Crop-duster used to drop water     NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) — Crews and vehicles from 14 departments and a crop-dusting plane kept a brush fire from destroying any structures or injuring anyone in western Nebraska's Lincoln County, authorities said. The...

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