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Suspect arraigned in King fire; at least four houses burn

Sacramento Bee - 18 Sep 2014
POLLOCK PINES -- As fire officials began to confirm the first loss of homes and structures Friday in the King fire, the man accused of setting the massive blaze appeared in court for the first time and entered a not-guilty plea. Wayne Allen Huntsman ...
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King Fire, Georgetown forest projects funded with Cal Fire grant

Mountain Democrat - 14 Aug 2018
Amid a record-setting fire season for California, Cal Fire awarded a $27.5 million grant last week to agencies throughout the region for projects to prevent catastrophic fires. Announced Tuesday, Aug. 7 in a joint press release from local natural ...
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Forward spread of King Fire halted

Highland Community News - 07 Aug 2018
The forward spread of the King Fire in the hills just north of Base Line's eastern terminus in Highland has been stopped by firefighters led by Cal Fire and U.S. Forest Service crews at 11 acres as of Tuesday, Aug. 7, morning. Cal Fire reports that the ...
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Local Winds Play Key Role in Some Megafires

Jet Propulsion Laboratory - 27 Jul 2018
It focused on the 2014 King Fire, using data from airborne instruments managed by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, with advanced computer simulations from NCAR. The King Fire occurred in the Sierra Nevada mountain range ...
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Maple Fire could serve to rejuvenate Olympic National Forest - 18 Aug 2018
The fire burned in a ragged line along the bank of the Hamma Hamma River, fanned on by a persistent breeze. Orange flames crackled through the underbrush, occasionally licking up the trunks of mossy trees that arched above the stream. U.S. Forest ...
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Burger King closed for time being after fire call

Pontiac Daily Leader - 11 Aug 2018
The call for the fire came in at 9:41 a.m. Friday morning, when Pontiac Fire was dispatched for smoke coming from the roof of Burger King, said Campbell, adding that the fire trucks arrived on scene at 0947 a.m. and found dark smoke coming from the ...
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King George still exploring options for Dahlgren fire station - 17 Aug 2018
King George officials are doing soil tests and wetlands studies to determine if the property is suitable, said County Administrator Neiman Young. A new fire station is needed to replace the existing one on Route 206, which is run-down and wasn't built ...
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Voters approve South King Fire tax increase

Federal Way Mirror - 08 Aug 2018
Early primary election results show voters in the Federal Way and Des Moines area approving South King Fire and Rescue's property tax levy rate. The levy lid lift is passing with nearly 58 percent of the vote so far, according to King County Elections ...
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Mobile homes, vehicles destroyed in Federal Way fire

KIRO Seattle - 23 Jul 2018
South King Fire said the damage to the building where the fire started was so great that the cause of the fire will remain undetermined. Fire investigations ruled out the possibility that any accelerants were used and the fire's cause is considered to ...
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Firefighter thankful for support during burn recovery in Seattle - 17 Aug 2018
A firefighter from Okanogan County was burned over the weekend while battling the Grass Valley Fire near the Grand Coulee Dam. Brett Read suffered second-degree burns during attempts to flee the fire after it made a drastic shift in direction Saturday ...

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