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Utah Extends Fire Restrictions

Regions have been without precipitation since June     SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Seasonal fire restrictions are being extended in 11 Utah counties by a month due to what officials say are dry conditions and continued problems with controlling ...

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Profile: South Metro, CO Brush Engine

A look at South Metro Fire Rescue Engine 39     South Metro Fire Rescue PIO – In this week’s Fleet Friday episode, we take you to Station 39 in Castle Pines to get a tour of Brush Engine 39 ...

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California to Overhaul Insurance Plan after Wildfires

FAIR Plan ordered to sell comprehensive policies     By ADAM BEAM Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Californians who lost their home insurance because of the threat of wildfires will be able to buy comprehensive policies next year through ...

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California Fraught with Fires and Power Crisis

“This is an unacceptable situation in California,”     By JONATHAN J. COOPER Associated Press The utility that serves more than 5 million electrical customers in one of the world’s most technologically advanced areas is now faced again and again ...

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Wildfires Force Businesses to Prepare for Disruptions

Fire affects productivity     By JOYCE M. ROSENBERG AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) — The wildfires that are rampant this time of year in California force small business owners to be prepared in the same way as owners ...

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Mill Creek Hotshots 2019

The 2019 fire season with a California crew     Crh. L. – MillCreek Hotshots 2019 The Mill Creek Hotshots are a 20 person, Region 5, California Hotshot Crew. The crew has a history that dates back to 1975. At ...

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California Businesses at Risk Amid Fires, Power Outages

How to stay in business off the grid       By JOYCE M. ROSENBERG AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) — The California wildfires are taking a toll on small businesses, including those that are miles away and safe ...

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California Fires, Blackouts Decades in the Making

“There’s a ton of blame to go around here,”     By JONATHAN J. COOPER Associated Press The utility that serves more than 5 million electrical customers in one of the world’s most technologically advanced areas is now faced again ...

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Tatanka Hotshots Crew Video

South Dakota hotshots     Charred N. Gray – Thanks fellas. Be safe this year. See you around. Thumb wrestling vid courtesy of Lolo. I don’t own the rights to any of the music. The Black Hills National Forest is ...

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California Regulators Order Inquiry into Power Outages

“Is this a safe place to live?”     By JANIE HAR Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California regulators opened a formal investigation Wednesday into preemptive power outages that blacked out large parts of the state in October, drawing ...

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