'Motor Fire' Hitting on all Cylinders

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There could not be a less hospitable spot for a major wildfire than the Merced River Canyon near Yosemite National Park.

Bambi Rescued By Firefighters. Feel Good Story of The Week

Bambi Rescued By Firefighters. Feel Good Story of The Week

Cal Fire To Impose $150 Fee Per Inhabitable Structure in Response Zones

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Cal Fire, California’s elite wildland firefighting force is set to charge homeowners within their area of responsibility $145. It’s being called a “fire prevention fee” and the bill will create a Responsibility Area Fire Prevention Fund.

Fire Monks, A Story of Fire, Bravery and Abandonment

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When fire swept down canyon and into the grounds of their monastery a group of five Buddhist Monks were waiting. None of them had direct fire ground experience but what they possessed was a lifetime of physical and mental training in their discipline that helped prepare them for what they faced.

Las Conchas Fire Now 70,000 Acres, Growth Stalled as Winds Abate (updated)

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Las Conchas fire command has to feel pretty good about the weather as they map out plans to control this 70,000 acre beast. Las Conchas incident command have placed containment at 3%. The fire has burned 12 homes.

Las Conchas Fire Threatening Los Alamos

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The Las Conchas Fire at 43,597 acres as per infrared data. The fire burned actively all day (yesterday) to the north/northeast. Running, crowning, and spotting up to a half a mile of the head of the fire. Zero containment.

Monument Fire – 40 Homes Destroyed; Army Post in Pre-Evacuation Mode

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One poster commented that her husband who works on the base said the “Post” is on pre-evacuation alert. This is unconfirmed but makes perfect sense considering the

Wallow Fire Links

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Wallow Fire Bearing Down On Luna New Mexico

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GeoMac mapping software shows the fire taking direct aim at the tiny New Mexico community. Winds in Luna are blowing at 7 mph with gusts to 20 mph from the w/nw. Relative humidity in Luna is at a remarkable 4% at this hour.

Wallow Fire Maps – 408,800 Acres, Pushes Into New Mexico

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The wind returns today and will push the fire to the northeast and east farther into New Mexico

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