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Drought, Other Factors Contribute To Larger Texas Wildfires

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DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Larger, more threatening wildfires are occurring at greater rates as Texas faces drought, development and changes in how land is used. 175 more words


Texas First-Responders Using Drones To Monitor Wildfire Threats

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JOHNSON COUNTY (KRLD) – The heat has left North Texas vulnerable to grass fires, but a new tool is giving Johnson County firefighters an edge. 205 more words


Hot, Dry Conditions = Increased North Texas Grass Fire Risk

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ARLINGTON (CBS 11 NEWS) – A dozen North Texas counties have declared burn bans as foliage and area residents wither during a long, dry summer. 267 more words


Blind Faith

Theocracy will (not) save America

A “new normal” major storm came into a town and local officials sent out an emergency warning that the riverbanks would soon overflow and flood the nearby homes.

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Fire crews contain blaze near Blackie

Fire crews have brought a large grassfire near Blackie under control.

The Municipal District of Foothills had declared a local state of emergency due to concerns about the fire, which is burning northeast of Blackie. 188 more words

Local News

Fire season off and running

THE Country Fire Authority is warning Victorian residents to clean up their properties ahead of the imminent fire season.

The warning comes after a number of fires were reported across the state during Friday as temperatures soared into the low to mid 30’s. 268 more words


Open air fires temporarily prohibited in North Battleford area

NORTH BATTLEFORD, Sask. – A Saskatchewan fire department announced Monday that it is temporarily prohibiting open air fires in the North Battleford area.

Due to recent grassfires, the North Battleford Fire Department (NBFD) is banning residents within the rural municipality. 86 more words