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Aspen Fire: Central Sierra Forest Fire At 9,000 Acres, Minimal Containment

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Firefighters are trying to keep the fire from moving into the 23,000 acre Kaiser Wilderness. Elevation and topography make the Aspen Fire especially difficult to battle. Elevation at Mammoth Pools is approximately 3,500 ft.. Kaiser Peak stands over 10,000 ft.

Petition – 'Presidential Citizens Medal' For the Granite Mountain Hotshots

The loss of 19 of the 20 Granite Mountain Hotshots in the Yarnell Hill Fire is a particularly severe loss, which reminds us of the bravery displayed every day by our firefighters in facing danger. All 20 members need to be properly honored

Colorado Fires; West Fork Complex Threatens The Community of South Fork

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. The 30,000 acre West Fork Complex is bearing down on the community of South Fork. According to Wikipedia close to 1,000 persons call South Fork home in fewer than 600 homes or dwellings.

Sierra's Carstens Fire Heating, Yosemite Valley Smoked Out

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The Carstens Fire burning in Mariposa County has consumed 1,000 acres near Midpines

Huh? Forest Service Chief Blames Increased Wildfires on Human Caused Climate Change

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“Global Warming” has actually stopped or at least paused since 1998 which debunks Mr Tidwell’s assertion. Historical wildland fire charts dispel much of what Mr Tidwell clams as well.

"Wildland Firefighting: Everyone Goes Home"

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Wildland Firefighting: Everyone Goes Home

Early Season Fires In Idaho

“Fires this early in the season are primarily due to a combination of factors; the lack of snow pack, the above average temperatures, lack of spring rain and recent thunderstorm activity have contributed to the ignitions.”

Good News; Tanker 910 Inks Deal With Feds

U.S. Forest Service issues notice of intent to award “Next Generation” airtanker contracts

Springs Fire, SoCal Burning Early

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The ‘Springs Fire’ burning near Camarillo California has consumed 2,000 acres since its start early this morning. Multiple vehicles have burned and fire officials have ordered the evacuation of Cal State Channel Islands which is in the path of advancing flames.

California Fire Season 2013 – It's On

2013 is shaping up to be an especially active and dangerous fire season in California and the west. Wildland firefighters and rural landowners in California should be ready now.

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