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Western Wildfires Threatening American Indian Tribal Lands

Seven homes burned but four were vacant and the entire town evacuated safely before the fire arrived.

MS Firefighters to Fight Wildfires in CA

A crew of 20 wildland firefighters from Mississippi is heading to California to help prevent the spread of wildfires.

Big Rig Carrying 80k Pounds of Bananas Catches Fire in Los Angeles, CA

The fire occurred at about 10 a.m. on the southbound 5 Freeway at Mission Road, and it took Los Angeles Fire Department crews just under 30 minutes to extinguish it.

Major Fire Destroys Lenawee County CAFO Building, Burns 30 to 40 Cows to Death

The community rallied to spare the lives of another 20 to 30 cows by moving them from the burning building onto trailers.

Andover, MA Mourns Death of Longtime Firefighter James ‘Jimmy’ Cuticchia

The former Andover Fire Department lieutenant and fire department union leader fought fires for 34 years before retiring because of a work-related injury. He died of cancer caused by smoke inhalation.

Evacuations Ordered Due to OR Wildfire

Officials say that people in homes, recreation areas and businesses on Oregon Highway 138 between mile marker 43 east to Eagle Rock Campground should leave the area immediately.

Gov. Inslee Declares Wildfire State of Emergency, Burn Ban

Gov. Jay Inslee declared a state of emergency throughout Washington relating to the growing risk of wildfires, including a statewide prohibition on most outdoor and agricultural burning through Sept. 30.

CA Inmate Firefighter Steals, Crashes Firetruck

The inmate stole a California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection all-wheel-drive wildland firefighting engine.

DUI Suspect Hits Three, Including Responding Firefighter, as Crews Battle Watsonville Brush Fire

First responders had the fire nearly contained when a pickup truck drove past the scene and hit multiple cars and bystanders.

Thailand Chemical Factory Fire Out; 60+ Injured, One Volunteer Firefighter Dead

More than 60 people were injured in the disaster, including a dozen emergency responders, and more than 30 of them were hospitalized. One man, identified as an 18-year-old volunteer firefighter, was killed in the blaze.


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