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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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Australia Works to Recover Bodies of American Tanker Crew

Australia Works to Recover Bodies of American Tanker Crew

Canadian-based company identifies C-130 crew     SYDNEY (AP) — The American tanker plane that crashed while fighting Australian wildfires had just dropped a load of retardant on a fire before it went down in New South Wales state, investigators said Friday....

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Americans Killed in Aerial Tanker Crash in Australia

Americans Killed in Aerial Tanker Crash in Australia

Crew of three dead while battling wildfire     By ROD McGUIRK Associated Press SYDNEY (AP) — Three American crew members died Thursday when a C-130 Hercules aerial water tanker crashed while battling wildfires in southeastern Australia, officials said. New...

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Salmon Heli-Rappellers 2019

Salmon Heli-Rappellers 2019

Idaho group's wildfire season     Salmon Heli-Rappellers - Salmon Heli-Rappellers Short video of what we've been up to this summer Check out our website for more info www.salmonhelirappellers.com https://youtu.be/lYMHdiVu3Go

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