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Fire that threatened homes in California is fully contained

VACAVILLE, Calif. (AP) — A wildfire that might have been started by fireworks and burned more than 320 acres while threatening homes in the California city of Vacaville was 100 percent contained Sunday, officials said. 177 more words

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Wildfires across Washington State: By the Numbers

After reading an article regarding wildfires across Washington State, the issue of seasonal natural disasters has come to significant attention.

The “Sleepy Hollow Fire” in Wenatchee is called a “war zone” by residents, and it has already burned 24 residential houses, 4 businesses, and has expanded to 3,000 acres. 275 more words

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Wildfire Consumes Over 80 Acres Near San Jose

SAN JOSE (CBS SF) — A wildfire near San Jose Sunday afternoon has so far consumed roughly 81 acres of vegetation and was still burning Sunday evening, a Cal Fire official said. 108 more words

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Alibaba’s Jack Ma Buys $23 Million Property in New York’s Adirondacks

  • Mr. Ma paid $23 million for the sprawling upstate New York property, which he bought principally for conservation purposes, but also plans to use as an occasional personal retreat, according to a spokesman.
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Just Listed! Gorgeous Equestrian Property!

Windsong, Richmond,TX

4 Bedroom, 2.5 Bathrooms, A Custom 2,299 sqft Home

A 2,299 sqft Tudor/ Ranch Style Home in a park like setting on a 4.65 acres property. 115 more words

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The first record of a White-tailed Tropicbird for Singapore?

Sitting on a region of shallow seas, the waters around Singapore are not particularly known for their high seabird diversity. Terns are the most ubiquitous seabirds on an average offshore birdwatching trip, although at certain months of the year, regular passage of the Swinhoe’s Storm Petrel has been documented. 607 more words

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PINON Wildfire in Gila National Forest [NM] - June 18, 2015

Lightning caused a wildfire to ignite Ponderosa pine, oak and mixed conifer in the Gila National Forest in New Mexico on June 16, 2015.  It has now reached 365 acres. 122 more words