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Brush fires force evacuations in Northern California

LAKE COUNTY, Calif. — A rapidly growing brush fire in north central California forced evacuations Wednesday near Clear Lake, about 100 miles north of the San Francisco Bay area. 116 more words

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Stupid SOB's!

OK folks, fair warning here.  I do NOT like people who lump people together and complain about them.  Be it race, religion, sexual orientation, or nationality, it is just wrong.   643 more words


Drones and brush fires, a deadly combination

First of all I will say that I like drones. I believe that they can be useful and might even be fun. However, when I read about brush fires like the one we had on Friday, July 17 in California, where 5 drones were flying in the area, and the firefighters could not make water drops, that really bothers me. 222 more words


No arrests made after fires deliberately set along North Vancouver trail

WATCH: Fire crews in North Vancouver say an arsonist is at work. Randene Neill has more on why crews believe this is arson and what residents did to protect their property. 501 more words


Crews battle 2 brush fires in Tooele County

TOOELE COUNTY, Utah — Crews are battling two brush fires in Tooele County after lightning strikes Tuesday evening.

Originally, officials reported there were three fires. Teresa Rigby, spokeswoman for the Bureau of Land Management, said the Faust Fire has consumed about 30 acres. 35 more words


Calgrove Fire Hits Too Close to Home

Last weeks Calgrove fire hit a bit too close to home for me.  My father’s house was directly across from the forested valley on fire.  The news was reporting from his street.   433 more words


Lake Fire Grows To 15K Acres As Calif. Feels Dry Wildfire Season From North To South

BIG BEAR LAKE (CBS/AP) — Hot, dry California was beginning to feel the full brunt of fire season as blazes burned throughout the state, threatening hundreds of homes, although most areas dodged serious destruction. 507 more words