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California's Manzanita Fire Crosses 5,000 Acre Mark

The Manzanita Fire, which is burning near Beaumont, has burned more than 5,000 acres.

It was started on Monday afternoon, by a car crash, on Highway 79. 30 more words


#PlaceritaFire Rapid ROS Now Slowing


Incident Summary

On Sunday, June 25, 2017, a vehicle flipped off the 14 Freeway and landed on to the Sierra Highway and Placerita this afternoon, sparking a massive wildfire in Santa Clarity, California. 262 more words


Fire Closes 14 Freeway in Santa Clarita, California

A fire broke out on Sunday afternoon, on the I-14 freeway near Santa Clarita.

Police say that a car crash sparked the fire.

The fire jumped the 14 and quickly spread forcing the closure of the freeway, as well as evacuations in nearby neighborhoods. 14 more words


Tulare County Homes Evacuated After River Swells From Snowmelt

FRESNO (AP) — Authorities say 90 homes remain under mandatory evacuation orders following levee breaches along the Kings River in Central California.

The Tulare County Sheriff’s Office posted aerial photos Sunday showing several submerged houses at the Kings River Golf and Country Club. 102 more words


Brian Head Fire Growing Rapidly in Utah

The Brian Head Fire continues growing rapidly, in Utah.

It gained nearly 10,000 acres over Thursday night into Friday morning.

At this point, it has burnt 28,000 acres, 13 homes, and 8 other buildings. 77 more words


Deadly Fire in Portugal May Have Been Purposefully Set

Portugal’s deadly fire may have been purposefully set.

According to fire official Jaime Marta Soares, the fire began two hours before lightning was striking the area. 66 more words


Croatia Calls in Army to Help Fight Fires

Croatia has called in their army to help fight raging fires.

150 troops have joined about 300 firefighters in battling the blazes.

The first started over the weekend, in Biokovo National Park, and moved towards the towns of Makarska and Tucepi. 32 more words