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Wildfires Rip Through UK “Winnie the Pooh” Forest

Forest was made famous by the books     LONDON (AP) — Unseasonably warm and dry weather have fueled fires in Britain, with blazes at Ashdown Forest — made famous by the “Winnie the Pooh” books — as well as ...

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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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