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Forestry actioning out-of-control wildfire in Cawston

A wildfire near Cawston has exploded to 160 hectares and is still not contained.

The cause of the blaze is under investigation but began in the Fairview Road farmland area and spread into the mountains around 3 p.m. 78 more words

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Oklahoma Wildfire Destroys 9 Homes, Forces Evacuations

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LONGTOWN, Oklahoma (AP) — Fire officials are suggesting a blaze that has destroyed at least nine homes in eastern Oklahoma and forced the evacuation of more than 100 others may have been intentionally set. 107 more words

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4 Governors Seek Grazing Assistance Because Of Wildfires

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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The governors of Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas and New Mexico are seeking temporary suspension of grazing restrictions for farmers and ranchers because of wildfires. 116 more words

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Community News in the Midst of Tragedy

Coming from a small town out in Western Kansas, all I knew growing up were community papers. If you were apart of an organization within school or the community, you made the paper at least once a month. 497 more words

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'Get in!': Dash cam captures officer's dramatic rescue of stranded truck driver during Kansas wildfire

Dramatic dashcam video shows a Kansas trooper rescuing a stranded tractor-trailer driver from a wildfire and driving through thick smoke as flames lick the roadside. 200 more words

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Wind Conditions Should Ease, Helping Crews Battle Wildfires

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HUTCHINSON, Kan. (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Winds are expected to diminish as emergency crews in Texas and three other states continue to battle wildfires that have killed six people and destroyed hundreds of square miles of land. 686 more words

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'Critical' Wildfire Weather Expected In Texas, Oklahoma

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NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Forecasters are warning of dangerous wildfire conditions Monday in parts of Texas and Oklahoma.

Red flag warnings have been issued for western Oklahoma, the Texas Panhandle and parts of West Texas. 110 more words

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