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Crews gain upper hand on brush fire near Makakilo homes

Honolulu firefighters battled a brush fire in Makakilo Friday.

The call came in at around 2:50 p.m. near Welo Street.

Officials say flames were approaching homes and reached a shed. 32 more words


New Brunswick officials warn about dry conditions, potential for forest fires

Fire officials in New Brunswick have issued a stern warning for people venturing anywhere near the woods.

“(There’s a) big potential for fire and just be extra, extra careful,” said Moncton fire prevention officer, Steve Richardson. 329 more words


Maui firefighters save homes from brush fire in Haiku

Maui firefighters saved six homes from a raging brush fire in Haiku Wednesday night.

Officials say flames came within five feet of homes. No one was hurt. 137 more words


Small Fires That Burned Brush At OC-LA County Border Possibly Arson

BREA (CBSLA) — Firefighters are getting a handle on two fires that broke out about a quarter mile apart along the Orange (57) Freeway in Brea early Wednesday morning and spread across the Los Angeles County line into the Diamond Bar area. 308 more words


Fire Near Mount Wilson TV Towers, Observatory Burns 30 Acres

ANGELES NATIONAL FOREST (CBSLA/AP) — A dozen aircraft dropped water and fire retardant as crews worked in steep terrain Tuesday to battle a blaze near an historic observatory and communications towers on Mount Wilson northeast of Los Angeles. 192 more words


Maui firefighters battle three brush fires in former sugarcane fields

Maui firefighters are battling three brush fires that sparked in former sugarcane fields Monday afternoon.

The fires are located about a mile southwest of the junction between Pulehu and Omaopio roads. 44 more words


Fallen Mattress Sparks Brush Fire In Newhall

NEWHALL (CBSLA) — A mattress sparked a small brush fire in Newhall along the 14 Freeway Wednesday night.

The fire was first reported before 9:40 p.m. 58 more words