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  • Wildfire burns near Gold Rush-era boomtown

    Wildfire burns near Gold Rush-era boomtown

    Monday, August 25 2014 10:07 AM EDT2014-08-25 14:07:01 GMT
    State officials say a fast-growing wildfire near the Northern California town of Weaverville is threatening about 520 homes and businesses.More >>
    Crews working in steep terrain were building containment lines around a wildfire that chased people from about 200 homes near the California Gold Rush-era boomtown of Weaverville.More >>
  • Small actions can reduce wildfire risks

    Small actions can reduce wildfire risks

    Sunday, August 24 2014 12:57 PM EDT2014-08-24 16:57:49 GMT
    As wildfires burn homes and thousands of square miles across the West, fire experts say simple actions like clearing brush around a home or removing pine needles from decks could make the difference in whether a...More >>
    As wildfires burn homes and thousands of square miles across the West, fire experts say simple actions like clearing brush around a home or removing pine needles from decks could make the difference in whether a house...More >>
  • More rain forecast for wildfire-singed Washington

    More rain forecast for wildfire-singed Washington

    Saturday, August 23 2014 7:15 PM EDT2014-08-23 23:15:43 GMT
    An estimated 10 homes were damaged or destroyed and highways were blocked as heavy rains unleashed mudslides in an area of north-central Washington where hillsides have been left barren by wildfires.More >>
    A slow-moving front bringing heavy rain and thunder is expected to arrive in areas of Washington state scarred by wildfires on Sunday - days after flash floods destroyed at least 10 homes and closed down highways.More >>
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