Tag Archives: Grass Fire

Iowa Woman Killed in Out-of-Control Grass Fire

79-year-old woman killed in Linn County fire     MARION, Iowa (AP) — A woman in eastern Iowa was killed by a grass fire she was attending that grew out of control, authorities there said. The incident happened Sunday afternoon ...

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Kansas Grass Fire Burns 7,000 Acres

Two structures destroyed in Clover Fire     CEDAR POINT, Kan. (AP) — A fire fueled by dry grasses and strong winds burned some 7,000 acres of grassland and two homes in east-central Kansas on Wednesday. Several fire departments were ...

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Two Injured in Fire Apparatus Crash During Oklahoma Grass Fire

One person ejected in head-on collision     Wildland Firefighter Staff OSAGE COUNTY, Oklahoma – The husband and nephew of television chef ‘The Pioneer Woman’ Ree Drummond were involved in a collision while battling a grass fire on the Drummond ...

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Grass Fire Consumes 20,000 Acres in North Dakota

Nearly 20 departments fought the fire     LEMMON, S.D. (AP) — A grass fire in far southwestern North Dakota has consumed 20,000 acres, forcing farmers and ranchers to evacuate and leaving two firefighters hurt. The Sioux Falls Argus Leader ...

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Grass Fire Burns Homes, Cause Evacuations in California

Video from the scene in Suisun City     SUISUN CITY, Calif. (AP) — A grass fire burning northeast of San Francisco destroyed or damaged about a dozen homes Wednesday and prompted evacuations of several streets, fire officials said. The ...

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Man Severely Burn in South Dakota Grass Fire

Burn pit fire went out of control   SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A 74-year-old man was severely burned Sunday in a grass fire in rural Sioux Falls, authorities said. Emergency crews were called to the fire around noon Sunday. ...

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British Army Joins Firefighters in Grassland Fire

Fires cover a 7-square mile area     LONDON (AP) — Britain’s military are joining exhausted firefighters to tackle wildfires in dry grassy hills in northwest England that may last for weeks. Over 100 firefighters have been working rolling 12-hour ...

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Grass Fires Force Closure of Oklahoma Highways

One fire closed part of I-35 near Goldsby   NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Grass fires have scorched pastures across Oklahoma and caused the partial closure of a busy interstate highway south of Oklahoma City. Authorities say a large grass fire ...

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Grass Fire Destroys Colorado Houses

Total of nine structures destroyed in Elbert County   DENVER (AP) — A grass fire near a rural Colorado community southeast of Denver has destroyed five homes and four barns but no one has been hurt. Authorities say the fire ...

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Missouri Grass Fire Damages Historic Landmark

Fire damaged buildings and fence   SIBLEY, Mo. (AP) — Parks officials say a grass fire damaged the Fort Osage National Historic Landmark in northwest Missouri. The site will be closed indefinitely because of damage from the fire Sunday afternoon. ...

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