Wildfire

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Name: Wildfire
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 50 mins ago - 2 reports

Scoggins Creek Fire fully contained; Hagg Lake to reopen to public on Wednesday

A wildfire that has torched more than 200 acres near Henry Hagg Lake in the Gaston area since Friday is 100 percent contained, according to the Oregon Department of Forestry.The Scoggins Creek Fire, which had been burning about two miles northwest of ... [Published Oregonian - 50 mins ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

Manpower added to fight wildfire as winds expected

PLACERVILLE, Calif. (AP) - Nearly 2,000 firefighters were added Tuesday to battle a massive Northern California wildfire threatening thousands of homes in anticipation of erratic winds and hotter temperatures that could undo their progress. Almost ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - 2 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

Western U.S. Wildfires and the Climate Change Connection

Research shows that climate change has been a significant driver of changes in Western U.S. fire activity. Increases in spring and summer temperatures, as well as earlier spring snowmelt, have been strongly linked with longer lasting wildfires and more ... [Published WRI - 2 hours ago]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated 6 hours ago - 7 reports

California's gigantic King wildfire keeps growing amid warnings of 'extreme fire behavior'

A huge California wildfire that is larger than the entire city of Las Vegas is still growing, and authorities are warning that upcoming weather could lead to additional problems. Thousands of firefighters are combating multiple blazes in the state. Most ... [Published Austin American Statesman - 6 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 2 reports

King fire: Just as crews gain ground, wildfire could get extreme

The massive King fire burning east of Sacramento in the Eldorado National Forest has slowed down, but strong winds over the next few days could present new challenges for firefighters.Fire crews have begun to make progress on the 89,574-acre blaze, which ... [Published Los Angeles Times - 6 hours ago]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated 7 hours ago - 2 reports

Wildfire contained in Reno area, says ESRD

A wildfire is being contained on the east side of Highway 2 – an estimated 35 kilometres northeast of Falher and 15 kilometres0south east of Nampa.It is just west of Frank Lake.As of Sept. 22, the fire (PWF 116) was being held at 353 hectares. More than ... [Published Peace River Record Gazette - 7 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 2 reports

Oregon-based firefighter injured at Idaho wildfire

A U.S. Forest Service spokesman says an Oregon-based firefighter has been seriously injured while fighting a wildfire in Idaho.Click to Continue » ... [Published Fort Mills Times - 21 hours ago]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 4 reports

California Wildfire is Now Bigger Than Atlanta

Photo by NASAWhile half a dozen wildfires blaze across the drought-parched state of California, the gigantic King fire has now grown to 87,500 acres, or about 136 square miles, and continues to ravage the Eldorado National Forest, the Washington Post ... [Published Field and Stream - 21 hours ago]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 2 reports

5,000 Firefighters Trying to Battle Wildfires

Nationwide effort to stop stubborn flames with firefighters coming from as far away as Alaska and Florida. ... [Published ABC News - 22 hours ago]
Entities: Wildfire
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 6 reports

5000 firefighters battle California blaze

Five thousand firefighters continue to battle an out of control wildfire burning in Northern California. ... [Published Herald Sun - Sep 22 2014]
Entities: Wildfire
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 8 reports

UnitedHealth Group Acts to Support People in Northern California Affected by Wildfires in El Dorado and Siskiyou Counties

Free emotional-support help line from Optum open to anyone Assistance for UnitedHealthcare plan participants whose access to care may have been affected SACRAMENTO, Calif. & WEED, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 22, 2014-- UnitedHealth GroupThis includes ... [Published BusinessWeek - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 8 reports

Firefighters Contained California Wildfire To 17 Percent

AdvertisementsFirefighters were able to contain and provide progress on the huge wildfire in California that caused serious damage to at least three dozen structures and even cancelled an event due to the heavy smoke brought by the wildfire. It has been ... [Published Your Story - Sep 22 2014]

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"It's looking a lot better than it did three or four days ago," fire command spokesman Mike McMillan said. "We continue to make progress even when the weather is not in our favor."
"Firefighting is what it is this time of year, we expect that increase in fire activity, and we're prepared for it" Petro said
...come in a variety of forms, and you don't always have time to prepare," said Rich White, executive director, Car Care Council in a press statement. "It is important and gives you peace of mind to know that your vehicle is always ready for the task."

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Firefighters advance on blaze in California's S... [Published Yahoo! Canada - 23 mins ago]
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Scoggins Creek Fire fully contained; Hagg Lake ... [Published Oregonian - 50 mins ago]
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Two Corvallis teens charged in Chip Ross Park fire [Published Lebanon-Express - 1 hour ago]
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Wildfires’ containment brings new concerns abou... [Published KOIN Local 6 - 1 hour ago]
Manpower added to fight wildfire as winds expected [Published The Washington Times stories: News - 2 hours ago]
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Western U.S. Wildfires and the Climate Change C... [Published WRI - 2 hours ago]
First big fall storm on the way [Published K103fm - 2 hours ago]
CNN Student News - September 24, 2014 [Published CNN - 3 hours ago]
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REDUCING TCO: Save big with strategic decision ... [Published Sound & Communications - 3 hours ago]
United Way challenge set for Saturday [Published Ellensburg Daily Record - 3 hours ago]
How to Make Sure You and Your Car Are Prepared ... [Published Auto World News - 3 hours ago]
This Kenyan Teenager Made a Simple Device to St... [Published TakePart - 3 hours ago]
Texas crop, weather for Sept. 23, 2014 [Published AgriLife Today - 3 hours ago]
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CNN Studetn News - 09/24/14 [Published CNN.com - Video - 1 hour ago]
The U.S. leads airstrikes against ISIS in Syria, Israel shoots down a Syrian fighter jet, and we show you how wildfires have scorched parts of California. ...
At UN climate summit, Canada vows tougher vehic... [Published National Post - Top Stories - 2 hours ago]
NEW YORK — As global carbon emissions continue their record-breaking rise, Canada has joined more than 100 other countries at the United National climate summit to pledge action amid widespread cynicism about their strength and sincerity. UN Secretary ...
Obama says he’s ready to lead on climate [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - 4 hours ago]
You’re probably familiar with the popular image of the United Nations, especially among American conservatives: an ineffectual bureaucracy where representatives of tiny countries drone on about their grievances while bored diplomats adjust their tie ...
Obama to UN : Climate Change Our Fault [Published Breitbart Feed - 5 hours ago]
On Tuesday, shortly after announcing to the American public that the United States was now bombing ISIS in Syria, the President of the United States flew to New York to address the United Nations – on climate change. His speech mixed high-flown sentiment ...
King fire: Just as crews gain ground, wildfire ... [Published Greenspace - 6 hours ago]
The massive King fire burning east of Sacramento in the Eldorado National Forest has slowed down, but strong winds over the next few days could present new challenges for firefighters. ...
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California wildfire destroys homes, thousands m... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Sep 22 2014]
Man charged with arson in northern California w... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Sep 18 2014]
Blazes continue to rip through California [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Sep 17 2014]
Wildfires rage across bone-dry California [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Sep 16 2014]
Hundreds evacuated as northern California wildf... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Sep 16 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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