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Preliminary Report Released on C-130 Tanker Crash in Australia

American crew killed in crash on January 23, 2020     Australian Transport Safety Bureau The Australian Transport Safety Bureau has released the preliminary report from its ongoing investigation into the collision with terrain of a Lockheed C-130 large air ...

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Wildfire Causes Evacuations in Norco, California

Some 1,500 people affected     NORCO, Calif. (AP) — A wind-driven wildfire triggered evacuations and briefly threatened hundreds of homes Tuesday in an equestrian community in the inland region of Southern California, where little rain has fallen this winter. ...

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New Jersey Fire Straddles Forest, National Recreation Area

Difficult terrain hampers fire crews     HARDWICK TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Firefighters from federal and New Jersey agencies battled a forest fire for a second day early Monday in a popular hiking area near the Pennsylvania border. The fire ...

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Evacuations Lifted in California Riverbottom Fire

Riverbottom Fire full containment expected later Friday     RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Evacuations were lifted after crews got a handle on a smoky wildfire that briefly burned near homes along a dry Southern California riverbed on Thursday. Flames broke ...

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California Firefighters Return from Australia

Bodies of two in tanker crash sent home     By STEFANIE DAZIO Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — As the wildland firefighters, fresh off a long flight from Australia, strode into a Los Angeles fire station Wednesday morning, Marvin ...

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Video: Wind Causes Sudden Change in Australia Brush Fire

When the wind changes     Guardian News – Dashcam footage captured by the Dunmore Rural Fire Brigade on 4 January 2020. The footage shows just how quickly a bushfire can move when the wind changes direction.

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Ron Howard Wildfire Documentary Looks at Camp Fire Aftermath

“Rebuilding Paradise” largely evades a discussion of climate change   By JAKE COYLE AP Film Writer PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Ron Howard knew Paradise, the northern California town devastated by the most destructive wildfire in California history. His mother-in-law ...

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Americans Killed in Aerial Tanker Crash in Australia

Crew of three dead while battling wildfire     By ROD McGUIRK Associated Press SYDNEY (AP) — Three American crew members died Thursday when a C-130 Hercules aerial water tanker crashed while battling wildfires in southeastern Australia, officials said. New ...

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Australia Firefighters Save World’s Only Rare Dinosaur Trees

“These pines outlived the dinosaurs,”     By ROD McGUIRK Associated Press CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Specialist firefighters have saved the world’s last remaining wild stand of a prehistoric tree from wildfires that razed forests west of Sydney, officials said ...

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Home Defense No Match for Australian Wildfire

Steel frame was no match for flames     By NICK PERRY Associated Press BALMORAL, Australia (AP) — With flames climbing as high as a 15-story building and menacing his supposedly fireproof home on three sides, Justin Kam ran to ...

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