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U.S. Wildland Firefighting Force Urged to Get Vaccinated

Texas and Alaska are requiring firefighters to get a rapid test for the coronavirus before being allowed into the state to fight fires.

Two Arson Suspects Detained in Los Angeles Wildfire

A smoky wildfire churning through a Los Angeles canyon community gained strength Sunday as about a thousand residents remained under evacuation orders while others were warned they should get ready to leave, authorities said.

California Man Held for Allegedly Starting Deadly Wildfire

A man charged with killing a woman in Northern California was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of setting a fire to cover up the crime that spread and killed two other people.

Global SuperTanker May Be Sold as Freight Carrier

The investment firm is open to potential investors who want to continue using the SuperTanker for wildfire response, but if freight companies present a more attractive offer, the firm will sell it to them.

Brush Fire Destroys Los Angeles Home

Fire in medium to heavy brush destroys a home in Los Angeles.

Massachusetts Fire Department Trains on New Brush Breaker

The drill also included area familiarization, off-road driver operations, wooded area maneuvering using a map, learning how to winch out vehicles, as well as drafting from local water sources.

Firefighter Stricken in New Jersey Brush Fire Returns Home

Sauers suffered a medical emergency on March 14 as the blaze burned through sections of woods in Lakewood and Jackson.

Global Super Tanker 747 Shut Down as Wildfire Season Begins

Investor group shuts down operations during talks with prospective buyers.

USFA: Ohio On-Duty Death

During the fire, she was involved in a UTV rollover accident.

Ohio Forestry Team Member Dies after Crash During Prescribed Burn

Selinde Roosenburg, 20, died March 23 after a utility terrain vehicle accident during a controlled burn at Richland Furnace State Forest.

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