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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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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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