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Crews Get Air Support As They Battle Los Angeles Brush Fires

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ground crews getting help from water-dropping aircraft are battling two brush fires in Los Angeles.

A small blaze Sunday near large homes in the Mandeville Canyon area above Brentwood is sending up a huge plume of smoke visible for miles. 56 more words

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Florida Logs 2,000+ Wildfires Since Start Of The Year

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ORLANDO (CBSMiami/AP) — Wildfires have burned through more than 170,000 acres in the state since the beginning of the year. … 71 more words

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State Fire Marshal Offers Tips To Prevent Outdoor and Brush Fires

BOSTON, MA — Days of high temperatures, low humidity, and high winds easily combined with the fuel left bare once the snow has melted and before the ground greens up create the perfect conditions for brush fires. 574 more words

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Brush Fires Lead To Mandatory Evacuation Order In Collier County

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NAPLES(CBSMiami) –Two brush fires in Collier County have led to mandatory evacuations, burn bans and children being moved to other schools. 197 more words

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High Risk of Forest Fires Today, Despite Weekend Rain

HARTFORD, Conn. (CBS Connecticut) – State officials are warning of a very high forest fire risk today.

Connecticut is in the middle of brush fire season, which typically runs from mid-March to mid-May, and officials from the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection’s Division of Forestry are warning conditions today put parts of the state at high risk for brush and forest fires. 81 more words

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Firefighters battled large brush fire in Meriden

MERIDEN —  Firefighters in Meriden were at the scene of a large brush fire near Westfield Road Saturday in Giuffrida Park.

The brush started at 800 Westfield Road and continues to Canyon Drive.  55 more words

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A fiery and fun end to all those branches in your yard

Just before this latest unwelcome round of slushy snow piled in, I started the annual spring yard cleanup. Like a lot of people, I discovered that this year I’m facing a much bigger mess than usual. 1,537 more words

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