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German Officials Close to Extinguishing Wildfire

Wildfire northwest of Berlin has been burning for days     BERLIN (AP) — German officials say they are close to extinguishing a large wildfire at a former military exercise area in northern Germany. Stefan Sternberg, who heads the district ...

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German Military Clears Fire Break to Contain Wildfire

Thousands battle wildfire northwest of Berlin     BERLIN (AP) — German officials say thousands of firefighters, soldiers and civil defense personnel are beginning to get a massive wildfire burning northwest of Berlin under control but the situation remains critical. ...

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Disaster Declaration Follows German Wildfire

Declaration allows help from outside the region     BERLIN (AP) — Officials in northwestern Germany are declaring a disaster over a wildfire triggered two weeks ago by a rocket test on an army training site. Authorities in the Emsland ...

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