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CHICOPEE - Residents of about a dozen properties surrounding a home on Summer Street were evacuated Thursday after a swarm of emergency personnel descended a home where unspecified, potentially explosive material was discovered.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Nate Trujillo sat on a windy ridge and watched California’s largest wildfire, the August Complex, work its way toward the cannabis-growing enclave of Post Mountain-Trinity Pines, where many of the locals are refusing to evacuate.
A fire at the home of a Washington State Patrol trooper in the Everson-Nooksack area Tuesday afternoon is being investigated as an arson. Nobody was injured in the fire, and damage was minimal.
U.S. Forest Service officials on Wednesday, Sept. 23, welcomed 100 firefighters from Mexico who after landing at San Bernardino International Airport will soon be sent to Tulare County to battle the Castle fire.
Firefighter Brian Weidman was summoned to a grass fire near Ashland that was threatening some homes on Sept. 8, one blustery day after Labor Day.
Freymoyer’s Hotel and Restaurant, a landmark building in Muhlenberg Township, was damaged by a fire that started in one of the apartments Sunday evening, fire officials said.
The Creek Fire, which ignited a little more than two weeks ago, grew by 3,000 acres on Monday.
The firefighter killed while battling the El Dorado fire in San Bernardino County was identified Monday as Charles Morton, a 14-year veteran with the U.S. Forest Service who led the Big Bear Interagency Hotshot Squad.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The Cameron Peak fire near Rocky Mountain National Park in northern Colorado, the fifth-largest wildfire in the state’s history, grew over the weekend by more than 1,500 acres as winds increased, officials reported Monday.
After eight years of fighting wildfires, Solize Ortiz has learned to work with the challenges and dangers of her profession.