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A fire balloon (風船爆弾, fūsen bakudan?, lit. "balloon bomb"), or ...

wikipedia - 16 Sep 2016
A fire balloon (風船爆弾, fūsen bakudan?, lit. "balloon bomb"), or Fu-Go (ふ号[兵器], fugō [heiki]?, lit. "Code Fu [Weapon]"), was a weapon launched by Japan during World War II. A hydrogen balloon with a load varying from a 15 kg (33 lb) antipersonnel bomb to one 12-kilogram (26 lb) incendiary bomb and four 5 kg (11 lb) incendiary devices attached, it was designed as a cheap weapon intended to make use of the jet stream over the Pacific Ocean and drop bombs on American and Ca
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InTouch Credit Union Plano Balloon Festival | 2017 Preview

Plano Magazine (press release) (registration) (blog) - 20 Sep 2017
Given the delicate nature the hot air balloons, pilots closely monitor the wind and weather conditions of the day to ensure the safety of every launch. If the wonderfully unpredictable Texas weather doesn't provide the perfect setting for the balloons ...
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Snowmass fire calls: Sept. 7 to 13

Aspen Times - 19 Sep 2017
Fire standby at 31 Burnt Mountain Circle for the Snowmass Balloon Festival morning refueling operation. Mutual aid requested by Aspen Fire to respond to 55180 Highway 82 near Lost Man Campground for a report of a wildfire. Our response was canceled ...
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Smokey Bear hot air balloon coming to Montague Balloon Fair

Herald and News - 15 Sep 2017
“I am very pleased to be hosting the Smokey Bear Balloon in Siskiyou County this year at the Montague Balloon Fair,” said Patricia Grantham, forest supervisor for the Klamath National Forest. “I've never seen the Smokey Balloon in person, so it's a ...
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Plainville Hot Air Balloon Fest kicks off this weekend

WFSB - 25 Aug 2017
It's an end-of-the-summer favorite amongst families and it kicks off on Friday afternoon. The 2017 Plainville Fire Company's Hot Air Balloon Festival runs from Aug. 25 through Aug. 27 at Norton Park on South Washington Street in Plainville. Up to 30 ...
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Smokey Bear balloon to be featured at Montague Balloon Fair

Siskiyou Daily News - 13 Sep 2017
The Klamath and Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forests want to remind people that the Smokey Bear hot air balloon will soon be flying the skies over the Shasta Valley the weekend of Sept. 22-24 at the Montague Balloon Fair. The Klamath and Rogue ...
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Bridgewater apartment fire displaces 21

MyCentralJersey.com - 18 Sep 2017
Then there was a huge balloon of smoke." Residents in the units were alerted to the fire as others knocked on their doors, and emergency responders got to the scene. The fire was brought under control in about an hour, and by 10 a.m., neighbors were ...
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Smokey Bear Hot Air Balloon Coming to Montague

KDRV - 12 Sep 2017
MONTAGUE, Calif. -- The Smokey Bear hot air balloon will soon be flying over the Shasta Valley. The Klamath and Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forests say it will make an appearance at the Montague Balloon Fair, Sept. 22-24. The Smokey Bear balloon ...
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Balloon ban voted down

Castanet.net - 19 Sep 2017
“Any precipitation is always welcome on the wildfire front, however we need significant amounts of precipitation to impact the forest fuels after the prolonged drought we have experienced this summer," said fire information officer Karlie Shaughnessy.
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Balloons fired up at the White Sands National Monument

KRQE News 13 - 17 Sep 2017
ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (KRQE) – There was a lot of hot air Saturday morning at the White Sands National Monument. People gathered in the sand and watched balloonists fire up the colorful balloons for a fun-filled festival. While they weren't able to get off ...
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Fire commissioners deny grant over concerns for future finances

Sequim Gazette - 20 Sep 2017
Despite the possibility to add six full-time firefighters to the workforce, Clallam County Fire District 3 fire commissioners opted not to accept a three-year federal grant due to concerns over future finances once the grant ends. Fire commissioners ...
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Flaming Lips and Mac DeMarco rock the Rave

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - 19 Sep 2017
The Flaming Lips is entering a strange stage in its career — which for the proudly freaky, 34-year-old Oklahoma City psychedelic rock group, is really saying ...
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Great Reno Balloon Race prepares for lift off

KRNV My News 4 - 08 Sep 2017
RENO, Nev. (News 4 & Fox 11) — Up, up, and away! Giant hot air balloons will fill the skies of Reno for the weekend of Sept. 8-10. Head out to Rancho San Rafael Park starting at 3:30 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 8 to see the park's skyline filled with nearly ...
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Responders Find Nobody at Site of Peoria Balloon Crash

U.S. News & World Report - 31 Aug 2017
31, 2017, photo provided by the Peoria Fire Department shows a downed hot air balloon that had apparently clipped a power line discovered by fire crews in the desert of Peoria, Ariz. Authorities say initial reports indicate three people were on board ...
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Lab-in-a-Box wows Kaharoa pupils with science experiments

New Zealand Herald - 20 Sep 2017
Kaharoa School pupil Nikayla Dyer, 11, said she had enjoyed getting to make all of the fun things they were doing and popping balloons with different gases. She said she had been shocked when the balloon she popped had a fire ball. "I was shocked ...
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Crowds shocked after hot air balloon catches fire at festival

Oxford Mail - 27 Aug 2017
Crowds were left shocked after a hot air balloon caught fire at Cholsey Balloon Festival yesterday. The display included a man suspended from the balloon whilst anchored to a van. But during one manoeuvre the cloud- hopper single pilot balloon caught ...
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UPDATED: A417 blocked by fire near Air Balloon roundabout

Gloucestershire Live - 25 Aug 2017
One of the busiest roads in the county was completely blocked this lunchtime due to a vehicle fire. The A417 was closed in both directions and there was stationary traffic due to a van fire near the Air Balloon roundabout on Crickley Hill at around 12 ...

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