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At this time of the year the sound of a helicopter is always a bit alarming.

Because you always know that a fire is relatively close. 446 more words

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


Residents surveying damage after fires destroy homes

LOGAN COUNTY, Okla. – Sunday’s fire across Logan County burned numerous homes and outbuildings.

Many of those evacuated were back at their properties Monday surveying the damage. 250 more words


Fort Hood Officials Monitoring Grass Fire

FORT HOOD (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Officials at Fort Hood say they’re monitoring a grass fire near a training range at the Central Texas Army post.

Fort Hood said in a news release Monday that the approximately 500-acre fire has drawn air and ground support on standby if it grows. 158 more words