GOLCONDA, Ill. (AP) — With much of the nation gripped by drought last year, it's wet weather that has dampened some efforts at the Shawnee National Forest in southern Illinois. read more
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Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) announced Wednesday that the state's Forest Fire Danger level is 'high' and the National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag warning from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. DEEP is reminding residents to be aware of forest fire dangers during the spring fire season.
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High Park Fire restoration efforts are beginning again and that means new closures in Roosevelt National Forest and helicopters swooping over the trees.
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CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- The National Weather Service is advising residents in more than 20 counties to not burn anything outdoors Monday due to the risk of forest fires.The weather service says above normal temperatures, low humidity and gusty winds will incr...
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A stubborn forest fire Sunday on steep terrain off Boro Hill Road in Monkton started off a week in which the threat of grass and woodland blazes will be high amid dry conditions and low humidity.
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MARINA Firefighters quickly douse wall fire Marina firefighters quickly extinguished an apartment fire about 2 a.m. Wednesday in the 600 block of Horn Court, the fire department said. The occupant of the two-story apartment smelled smoke coming from the first floor and called 911.
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A 15-acre forest fire in south Santa Rosa County may cause visibility issues for drivers, the Florida Forest Service said.
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The cause and exact origin of the fire remained under investigation Friday, although Morton said it appeared to have started on the second floor and then travelled up the building's rear exterior wall before burning its way inside the structure. Firefighters climbed on top of the structure's roof, the rear portion of which was burned out, in their efforts to pick away at hot...
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Freezing temperatures hampered firefighters as a wind-whipped blaze ripped through one of the Midwest’s biggest greenhouse operations, destroying up to two dozen greenhouses.
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ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (AP) - Officials on the Lincoln National Forest say they are imposing Stage II fire restrictions across the southern New Mexico forest beginning Saturday.
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