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Arson Suspect Held for San Jose Spot Fires

80-acre fire in San Jose     SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A man suspected of setting a half-dozen spot fires in San Jose on Thursday was detained as firefighters worked to corral a blaze that briefly threatened homes, authorities ...

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Juveniles Accused of Starting Arizona Wildfire

65 acres burned in Bagdad     BAGDAD, Ariz. (AP) — Five juveniles are accused of starting a wildfire in Yavapai County that forced the evacuation of 150 homes, authorities said The fire burned 65 acres in the small town ...

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Arson Suspect Sets Wildfires Before Attending Reunion

Suspect charged with 15 arson-related felonies     MILPITAS, Calif. (AP) — A suspected arsonist traveled from Missouri to Northern California to set more than a dozen wildfires before attending his 50th high school reunion, a newspaper reported Saturday. A ...

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Arrest in Northern California Wildfire

Wildfire burned 16 acres in Marin County     WOODACRE, Calif. (AP) — A 73-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of setting a small wildfire that prompted an evacuation warning in Northern California’s Marin County. The county Sheriff’s Office ...

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Forest Fires Raging in North Macedonia

Two men detained for setting fires     SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — At least a dozen forest fires have been raging for days in several regions of North Macedonia, as firefighters and local volunteers are battling to control them. ...

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Arrest in California Wildfire

Man booked on suspicion of setting five fires     By CHRISTOPHER WEBER and NOAH BERGER, Associated Press A man was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of starting a fire that burned five homes and prompted evacuation orders for an entire ...

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President Pardons Ranchers in 2012 Refuge Occupation and Arson

Pair were convicted of intentionally setting fires on public lands     By JILL COLVIN and ZEKE MILLER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has pardoned two ranchers whose case sparked the armed occupation of a national wildlife ...

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Utah Man Charged with Starting Second Wildfire

Former state trooper and ex-fire chief indicted   SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A former Utah state trooper and ex-fire chief already charged with starting one wildfire is now accused of starting another. A federal indictment filed Wednesday charges 37-year-old ...

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Juveniles Charged in Fatal Tennessee Wildfire

Wildfire killed 14 people and destroyed over 2,400 structures   JONATHAN MATTISE, Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities on Wednesday charged two juveniles in an East Tennessee wildfire that killed 14 people and destroyed or damaged more than 2,400 ...

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