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How wildfires can impact soil and cause it to repel water
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A day in the life of a firefighter battling the Granite Pass Complex fire
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Wildfires blasting through West are bringing smoke to Virginia
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WEB EXTRA: Fire Rescue Crew Drives Down Road Surrounded By Wildfire
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Dixie Fire Explodes In Size; New Evacuation Orders Issued
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Wildfire becomes national concern as more Wise River homes threatened
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National Guard called up to help battle Montana wildfires
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The Full Buck Moon Could Turn Red This Weekend Due to Wildfire Smoke
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Forecast Shows Wildfire Smoke Turning Toward Bay Area
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Bree's Evening Forecast: Thurs., July 22, 2021
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Extreme heat roasts Christmas trees in Oregon
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RAW: Video from Inside Cab of UC Davis Fire Truck Battling Tamarack Fire
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Fire Watch: Tamarack Fire Crosses Into Nevada
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PG&E to Move 10,000 Miles of Power Lines Underground in Wildfire-Prone Areas
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Western US. seeing wildfires, extreme flooding
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Fire Watch: PG&E Aims To Bury Power Lines, Forest Service Criticized For Response To Tamarack Fire
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Pacific Gas & Electric’s plan to bury thousands of miles of power lines could cost $1 billion
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Haze From Western Wildfires Spreads to East Coast Prompting Health Warnings
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Wildfires impact Indiana air quality
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Western fires continue amid potential tropical mischief along SE Atlantic coast
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Wildfire Smoke Revealed To Be More Damaging Than Originally Believed
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PG&E Announces Major Initiative To Bury Power Lines In Wildfire Areas
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Man-animal conflict sees spurt amid raging forest fires in UttarakhandThe raging wildfires in the hill state have brought to the fore another problem of sorts for the authorities -- a spurt in man-animal conflict.
Try artificial rain to douse wildfires: Court to Uttarakhand governmentAccording to forest officials, there are 40 active fire spots in the forests of Garhwal and Kumaon regions with Nainital, Almora, Tehri and Pauri districts being the worst-hit.
Wildfire guts 1,300 hectare forest cover in UttarakhandWith wildfires continuing to wreak havoc in Uttarakhand, the blaze reached the Kedarnath Wildlife Sanctuary on Sunday and gutted around 500 trees.
Uttarakhand govt asks defence ministry for choppers to control forest fires in hillsIn the wake of rising incidence of wildfires in Uttarakhand, the state government has written to the ministry of defence, citing what has been termed a “worsening situation” of forest fires, to..
Telangana records over 15,000 forest fires since start of summer this yearDespite efforts by the forest department to control the wildfires raging across the state, the data put out by the state forest management system shows a significant rise with the numbers going up to..
Flights halted in Nepal after thick smoke from wildfires reduce visibilityAccording to the Meteorological Forecasting Division, a total of 54 districts are now engulfed by a forest fire that is emitting smoke into the airspace of the Himalayan Nation.
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