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Winds push smoke from Canadian forest fires into Virginia

Parts of northern Canada have experienced extensive forest fires for a good portion of July.  Lightning and dry brush are responsible for fires that have expanded to cover more than one-quarter of a million acres, mostly in the Northern Territories province. 175 more words


Firefighters Battling 3-Alarm Brush Fire Outside East San Jose

SAN JOSE (CBS SF) — Scores of firefighters have controlled a three-alarm brush fire triggered by a car fire and that blackened 12 acres outside East San Jose north of Alum Rock Park, a San Jose Fire Department captain said. 168 more words


Fire Crews Contain Brush Fire In South Spokane

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Firefighters have mostly contained a brush fire that broke out on a steep slope in south Spokane Monday afternoon.

Spokane Assistant Fire Chief Brian Schaeffer said the fire burned on a heavily timbered slope above Qualchan Golf Course and had threatened homes on a bluff on High Drive. 72 more words


Fatal Crash Causes Small Brush Fire Along 110 Fwy In Elysian Park

ELYSIAN PARK (CBSLA.com) — A fatal accident Tuesday caused a small brush fire in downtown Los Angeles.

The crash occurred just before 7 a.m. on the northbound 110 Freeway at Stadium Way in Elysian Park, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department. 46 more words


Fire Near Hemet Scorches About 80 Acres

HEMET (CBSLA.com) — A brush fire Wednesday in the Aguanga community near Hemet burned about 80 acres, officials said.

The Sabina Fire was first reported at 10:47 a.m. 60 more words


2 Lanes Reopened on WB 210 Freeway After Big-Rig Fire in Sunland

Two westbound lanes on the 210 Freeway (map) were reopened Wednesday morning following a big-rig crash and small fire in the Sunland neighborhood of Los Angeles. 113 more words

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Crews Close 60 Freeway Before Snuffing Out Rubbish Fire

EAST LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Crews temporarily shut down both sides of the 60 Freeway in East Los Angeles Sunday as they battled a nearby brush fire. 49 more words