Tag Archives: Brush Fire

Brush Fire Closes Parts of Arizona Highway

Video shows palm tree fire after lightning strike     GLOBE, Ariz. (AP) — Partial closures of two state highways were in effect Wednesday in east-central Arizona because of a lightning-caused brush fire. The partial closures of State Routes 188 ...

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Colorado Brush Fire Injures Three Firefighters, Damages Two Fire Engines

10 acres burned in Boulder County     Carrie Haverfield, Public Information Specialist Boulder County, Colo. – On Wednesday, August 12, 2020, at approximately 3:15 p.m. the Boulder County Communications Center received a report of a grass fire on the ...

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California Brush Fire Closes Highway

Blaze consumed nearly 3,000 acres     CALIFORNIA VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — Authorities ordered evacuations and closed a remote highway after a fast-moving wildfire churned through dry brush in Southern California on Tuesday. The blaze exploded in size after breaking ...

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Brush Truck Destroyed, Firefighters Injured in Texas Brush Fire

Blaze burned over 100 acres     Wildland Firefighter ARANSAS PASS, Texas – KIITV reports that firefighters have been recalled to a brush fire that earlier destroyed a brush truck and injured three firefighters on Tuesday. Firefighters were called back ...

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Brush Fire Shuts Down Major Southern California Highway

Traffic diverted in Santa Barbara County     BUELLTON, Calif. (AP) — California authorities closed U.S. 101 in Santa Barbara County on Tuesday after a brush fire jumped the highway. The blaze was reported around 1:15 p.m. along the southbound ...

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Hundreds Evacuated as Brush Fire Threatens Homes Near Phoenix

As many as 150 homes evacuated     PHOENIX (AP) — A brush fire that quickly spread to span about 2.3 square miles (6 square kilometers) in the desert hills north of Phoenix early Monday was threatening the town of ...

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Crews Fight Brush Fire Along California Coast

Over 150 acres Santa Barbara County     SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — Winds spread a brush fire over more than 150 acres (61 hectares) along the south Santa Barbara County coast Thursday amid a spell of hot and dry ...

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California Brush Fire Burns Over 200 Acres

Helicopter used in Santa Barbara County fire     SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — Winds spread a brush fire over 200 acres (81 hectares) on the south Santa Barbara County coast early Thursday amid a spell of hot and dry ...

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12-Year Old Severely Burned in Maine Brush Fire

Burns to face, neck, and chest     EDDINGTON, Maine (AP) — A 12-year-old girl was severely burned when her clothes caught fire while brush was being burned in her yard, officials said. The girl, who suffered burns to her ...

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Brush Fires Pop Up in Several Northeast States

Hiking prohibited in the Hudson Highland State Park Preserve     FISHKILL, N.Y. (AP) — Brush fires are popping up early in several Northeastern states after a relatively warm and dry winter. Fire officials have asked residents in states including ...

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