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Firefighter Who Died Battling Modoc County Frog Fire Was Trapped By Wind-Whipped Flare-Up

ALTURAS (CBS/AP) — A firefighter killed by a wildfire in far Northern California was scouting the area when he became trapped after erratic winds stoked the blaze, officials said Saturday. 412 more words

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U.S. Forest Service Firefighter Seriously Burned While Fighting Lowell Fire

ALTA (CBS13) – Four firefighters battling the Lowell Fire in Nevada County are recovering after being burned Sunday.

Three of those firefighters are expected to be released Sunday night. 103 more words

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Will Alaska's fire season make it to the 5-million-acre mark?

While all the talk earlier this month was of the 2015 fire season challenging the 2004 season for the largest fire season on record in Alaska, that’s beginning to look doubtful. 274 more words

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Using forest knowledge: how silviculture can benefit from ecological knowledge systems about beargrass harvesting sites

Using forest knowledge: how silviculture can benefit from ecological knowledge systems about beargrass harvesting sites
2015 Pacific Northwest Research Station Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-912

Sustaining the health, diversity, and productivity of national forests and grasslands is the mission of the U.S. 293 more words

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$5,000 Fines If Found In Tornado-Damaged Area: 'So Dangerous In Here'

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4)– There is a warning for hikers after a rare tornado struck the Front Range on Tuesday. The damage to the Devil’s Head are of the Pike National Forest about an hour southwest of Denver, is so great the area remains closed. 342 more words

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Front Range Hiking Trail Closed After Damage From Possible Tornado

DENVER (CBS4) – A popular spot for Front Range hikers will remain closed until further notice after a significant weather event Tuesday.

It happened during the early afternoon at Devils Head Trail and Tower, located about an hour southwest of Denver. 313 more words

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South Florida All Too Familiar With L.A. Wildfire Conditions

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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Expected rain would come down at a much needed time in California, a day after a massive wildfire wreaked havoc in the dry conditions – something South Florida is all too familiar with. 273 more words

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