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Videos: Global 747 Supertanker Over Apple Fire

Videos: Global 747 Supertanker Over Apple Fire

Making drops on the Apple Fire   WAIT FOR IT!!!! UNBELIEVABLE pic.twitter.com/Wvj2zWdtkU — Combat Learjet (@Combat_learjet) August 18, 2020 Santa Cruz Films Global SuperTanker 944, a Boeing 747 was called in to assist firefighters with structure protection as a...

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Lightning Sparks New Wildfires Across California

Lightning Sparks New Wildfires Across California

Triple-digit temperatures through the weekend     LOS ANGELES (AP) — A rare summer thunderstorm brought lightning that sparked several small blazes in Northern California on Sunday and stoked a huge wildfire that has forced hundreds of people from their...

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Crews Make Gains on Mosier Creek Fire in Oregon

Crews Make Gains on Mosier Creek Fire in Oregon

Wildfire burned over 900 acres by Friday     MOSIER, Ore. (AP) — A wildfire burning in the scenic Columbia River Gorge grew to more than 970 acres (392 hectares) as of Friday morning. Crews had it 10% contained and said they'd established a 75% line of...

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Central Wyoming Wildfire Causes Evacuations

Central Wyoming Wildfire Causes Evacuations

The Bradley Fire has has burned approximately 1,600 acres     RAWLINS, Wyo. (AP) — A central Wyoming wildfire prompted evacuations of area residents after burning across several square miles. The U.S. Bureau of Land Management said the fire about 50 miles...

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Air Attacks on Dam Fire

Air Attacks on Dam Fire

Helicopters and tanker over the Dam Fire     Associated Press Authorities have ordered some evacuations due to a wildfire in the Angeles National Forest near Asuza in Southern California. Helicopters and a converted jumbo jet were working to douse the flames...

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Video: Crews Battle Southern California Apple Fire

Video: Crews Battle Southern California Apple Fire

26,850 acres burned as of Wednesday     Associated Press Crews east of Los Angeles are struggling to contain the "Apple Fire." By Sunday evening, according to the state firefighting agency Cal Fire, the Apple Fire had burned more than 20,500 acres in...

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Wildfire Tankers Collide Over Nevada Wildfire

Wildfire Tankers Collide Over Nevada Wildfire

Pilots killed in mid-air collision while fighting Bishop Fire     CALIENTE, Nev. (AP) — Two small air-tankers collided in mid-air in southeast Nevada on Thursday while battling a growing wildfire about 150 miles (241 kilometers) northeast of Las Vegas. The...

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Firefighters See Gains Against Greek Wildfire

Firefighters See Gains Against Greek Wildfire

A total of 72 blazes across the country     ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A drop in high winds late Thursday helped firefighters gain ground on a large wildfire in southern Greece that raged for more than a day, forcing the evacuations of villages and summer camps....

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