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Hunter burned, 100s of homes evacuated in Oklahoma Wildfires

WOODWARD, Okla. — An Oklahoma turkey hunter was found alive but badly burned Friday after spending the night trapped by one of two wildfires raging in northwestern Oklahoma. 225 more words

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California Wildfires...

ScienceDaily reports On the tail of California’s most destructive and expensive year of firefighting ever, it might seem obvious that vegetation removal would reduce the risk of such a year happening again.

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Conservation

2 Small Brush Fires Put Out In Hollywood Hills, San Clemente

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Fifty firefighters Saturday put out a quarter-acre brush fire that was burning uphill in steep terrain in the Hollywood Hills.

Firefighters dispatched about noon to the 2700 block of Lake Hollywood Drive had the fire out at 12:25 p.m., said Brian Humphrey of the Los Angeles Fire Department. 115 more words

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Los Angeles brush fire forces hundreds to flee homes

LOS ANGELES — About 200 homes were evacuated Friday after a brush fire broke out near Los Angeles, sending massive plumes of smoke into the air and shutting down an interstate highway, a fire department spokeswoman said. 228 more words

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Officials Say Small Spot Fires Along 14 Freeway Weren't Arson

PALMDALE (CBSLA.com)   —   Officials believed a series of about seven small spot fires burning along the 14 Freeway in Palmdale and Lancaster might be the work of an arsonist. 327 more words

Los Angeles News

Wildfire Strategy: Let It Burn

Every year since the dawn of time, the Santa Ana winds lash Southern California’s dry autumn brushlands into explosive, blazing infernos. Every year since the dawn of the last century, Southern Californians express surprise as they are engulfed in a sea of flame. 154 more words

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