Wildfire

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Name: Wildfire
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 25 mins ago - 12 reports

California’s Wildfire Calms Down and Evacuees Return Home

The wildfire that scared the community near Yosemite National Park is finally calming down, thanks to the effort put in by the firefighters. More than 1,000 people were forced to evacuate their homes and some of them have now returned.John Anderson, Madera ... [Published The Utah People's Post - 25 mins ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

Latin American Herald Tribune - Over 1,500 Homes Evacuated Due to Wildfire in Central California

SAN FRANCISCO A wildfire that broke out near the town of Oakhurst, along the foothills of the Sierra Nevada, has led police in Madera county, in central California, to order the evacuation of 1,562 vulnerable homes.According to the U.S. Forest Service ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 2 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 2 reports

Officials say Lake Tahoe imperiled by wildfires

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — Lake Tahoe, a crown jewel of the western landscape, is being challenged by drought, invasive species, the threat of catastrophic wildfire and climate change, officials said Tuesday.The warning came during an annual summit about ... [Published Santa Fe New Mexican - 4 hours ago]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 12 reports

Massive wildfire nears California's Yosemite National Park

Photo: Yosemite National ParkShare |More than 13,000 evacuation orders have been issued near California's Yosemite National Park as a massive wildfire nears the US tourist attraction.Six hundred firefighters are battling the blaze that so far has burned ... [Published Farming - 8 hours ago]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated 9 hours ago - 3 reports

Fire near Yosemite grows

OAKHURST, CA - A fast-moving Madera County brush fire sparked a massive evacuation of residents and tourists from the foothill community as fire crews from throughout the region tried to keep the flames from spreading.Named the Junction fire, the blaze ... [Published Inland News Today - 16 hours ago]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 4 reports

Wildfire smoke advisory ended for Prince George and surrounding areas

The Ministry of Environment and Northern Health have ended the smoke advisory issued yesterday for the communities of Quesnel, Vanderhoof, Prince George, Mackenzie and the surrounding areas.However, the fires that were producing the smoke are still active ... [Published Energeticcity.ca - 15 hours ago]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 2 reports

Otherworldly view of a giant Californian wildfire - environment - 19 August 2014

(Image: Stuart Palley/EPA/Corbis) IT WAS raining fire and brimstone at Yosemite National Park, California. This long-exposure photograph taken in July on the park's western border offers an ethereal, otherworldly view of the massive El Portal forest fire. ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 15 hours ago]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 8 reports

California wildfire spreads across 1,200 acres

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) - A massive wildfire grows out of control near Yosemite National Park.Fire officials say the blaze has grown from 500 to 1,200 acres, forcing mandatory evacuations to some 13,000 homes and businesses.Roads heading to the park have ... [Published Fox41.com - 16 hours ago]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 6 reports

China Nose wildfire all evacuation orders lifted

CBC News Tuesday 19th August, 2014The last group of people forced to leave their homes last week because of a raging wildfire in northwestern B.C. are finally being allowed to go back. The Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako has rescinded all evacuation ... [Published Canada Standard - 22 hours ago]
Entities: Wildfire, China, CBC News
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 4 reports

Wildfire in Wofford Heights

3:35 pm Citizens are advised to avoid the Pala Ranches area in Wofford Heights due to what is presumed to be a wildfire while firefighters work to put the fire out. ... [Published Kern Valley Sun - 23 hours ago]
Entities: Wildfire, Citizen
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 3 reports

5:20 p.m. update: Wildfire grows to 50 acres near Boca Reservoir

TRUCKEE, Calif. — Several emergency crews are battling a growing wildfire in the area of Boca Reservoir.The blaze has grown to 50 acres as of 5:15 p.m., and has the potential to grow to 100 acres, according to the North Tahoe Fire Protection District ... [Published Tahoe Daily Tribune - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 4 reports

VIDEO: Wildfire sweeps across US forest

A fast-moving wildfire has swept across the Angeles National Forest in southern California in the United States. The blaze, dubbed the Tecolote fire, burnt at least 350 acres (142 hectares) of the forest in three hours. Air tankers and helicopters have ... [Published Austin American Statesman - Aug 18 2014]

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In making the announcement, Mourning said, "We are excited to have Smokey with us for this important milestone in fire prevention."
"We're sitting here waiting," she said. "Our house could be there or our house could be gone."

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IAN: Aug 20, 2014 - Today in History [Published Daily Kos - 14 mins ago]
California’s Wildfire Calms Down and Evacuees R... [Published The Utah People's Post - 25 mins ago]
Near Miss At The White Clouds [Published Idaho Mountain Express - 45 mins ago]
AmeriScan: August 19, 2014 [Published Environment News Service - 52 mins ago]
Michigan DNR assists Western firefighting teams [Published The Washington Times stories: News - 1 hour ago]
ACIC Urges California Residents to Evacuate and... [Published Insurance News Net - 1 hour ago]
Meriwether Canyon: Endless stretch of stunning ... [Published Helena Independent - 1 hour ago]
Fire Crews Tame Yosemite Fire [Published KARE 11 - 1 hour ago]
Pizza Hut franchise donates $200,000 to mudslid... [Published HeraldNet - 2 hours ago]
Rescue workers grateful for countless acts of k... [Published HeraldNet - 2 hours ago]
McCain promises continued support for Tomahawk ... [Published Arizona Daily Star - 2 hours ago]
'Ice Bucket Challenge': Riteish, Sania Pours Fr... [Published International Business Times India - 2 hours ago]
Stockton council gives OK for new tank [Published Tooele Transcript Bulletin Online - 2 hours ago]
Latin American Herald Tribune - Over 1,500 Home... [Published DailyMe.Com - 2 hours ago]
Peak Innovation Conference on CA drought [Published The Valley Sentinel - 3 hours ago]
Rocky Administrators Accept Ice Bucket Challenge [Published KULR 8 - 3 hours ago]
Smoke from the Junction Fire affects air qualit... [Published YourCentralValley.com - 3 hours ago]
This Day in History – 24 Av/August 20 [Published Hamodia - 3 hours ago]
Wildfire near Yosemite ebbs, some evacuees return [Published The Washington Times stories: News - 3 hours ago]
Officials say Lake Tahoe imperiled by wildfires [Published Santa Fe New Mexican - 4 hours ago]
Smokey Bear to lead state fair parade [Published Deming Headlight - 4 hours ago]
Junction fire near Yosemite 35% contained as fi... [Published Los Angeles Times - 4 hours ago]
Developing Story: The Junction Fire now 35 Perc... [Published YourCentralValley.com - 4 hours ago]
Wildfire victims cautioned about two-legged dan... [Published Central Valley Business Times - 5 hours ago]
Wildfires Encroaching on Yosemite [Published ABC News - 5 hours ago]
Fire near Yosemite that 1,000 fled doesn't grow [Published Erie Times-News - 5 hours ago]
Forest management plan to get update [Published Citrus County Chronicle - 5 hours ago]
Answering Questions on Herbicide Use and the En... [Published Transmission & Distribution World - 5 hours ago]
10 Celebrities Who Took The ALS Ice Bucket Chal... [Published International Business Times Australia - 5 hours ago]
Smoke from Junction fire in Oakhurst prompts he... [Published Merced Sun-Star - 5 hours ago]
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Jet Stream Changes Driving Extreme Weather Link... [Published Think Progress - 12 hours ago]
California is suffering through its worst drought on record , while the East Coast sees off-the-charts flooding. Both types of extremes are worsened by global warming as scientists have explained for decades. But in recent years you may have noticed ...
Wildfire Burns Near Yosemite National Park, Pro... [Published Think Progress - 12 hours ago]
A firefighter controls the western edge of a California brush fire early Friday morning, June 27, 2014. CREDIT: AP Photo, Mike Eliason / Santa Barbara County Fire Department A wildfire burning near Yosemite park has forced the evacuation of thousands ...
Mild summer results in fewer fires this year, f... [Published ekathimerini.com Latest News - 13 hours ago]
A relatively mild summer this year resulted in 25 percent fewer wildfires than in 2013, according to new fire service figures seen by Kathimerini.A total of 3,846 fires broke out on agricultural and forest land between January 1 and July 31 of this year ...
African tech experts call for national e-respon... [Published H5N1 - 17 hours ago]
Thanks to Lucie Lecomte for the link to this Vanguard report: African tech experts call for national e-response centre on Ebola. Excerpt:In an effort to help build a more robust tech response to the Ebola crisis spreading like wild fire globally, concerned ...
Military Aircraft Continue to Battle Western Wi... [Published The Pentagon - YouTube Channel - 17 hours ago]
<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OoQvpvimNro&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;Military Aircraft Continue to Battle Western Wildfires 2014 - California orders thousands of evacuations ...
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"Rowena Fire" in Oregon 55 percent contained [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Aug 10 2014]
Washington wildfire prompts evacuation preps [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Aug 08 2014]
Wildfire threatens homes around Yosemite Nation... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jul 29 2014]
Wildfire near Sacramento spreads to 1,300 acres [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jul 26 2014]
Looters target wildfire victims [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jul 23 2014]
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GCA Extends and Expands Business Relationship W... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Aug 01 2014]
U.S. Bank ATMs in Washington and Oregon Accepti... [Published U.S. Bancorp News Release - Jul 28 2014]
PG&E, CAL FIRE Partner to Reduce Wildfire Risk [Published Financial Services - Jul 01 2014]
Sovereign Lending Group Inc. Recognized on Inc.... [Published Financial Services - May 27 2014]
Innotap Embraces CAISO Market as Increased Real... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - May 20 2014]
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