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  • 13 states to share $10 million to cut land wildfire risks

    BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Interior Secretary Sally Jewell has announced $10 million for land restoration projects in 13 states in a strategy to reduce catastrophic wildfires. Jewell said Friday that making land more resilient to…

  • Va. firefighters to combat wildfires in Oregon

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Firefighters from the Virginia Department of Forestry are helping to combat wildfires in central Oregon. More than 20 agency employees are heading to Oregon to work as part of a wildfire…

  • Wildfire in Shenandoah National Park grows over 100 acres

    WASHINGTON –Firefighters were battling a blaze in the south district of Shenandoah National Park that had grown to over 100 acres as of Friday afternoon. According to WHSV TV- 3 in Harrisonburg, Va., the fire…

  • Arizona fire deaths hit home for Montgomery Co. wildland firefighter

    Montgomery County paramedic and nationally-certified wildland firefighter Peggy Miller shares the struggles of fighting blazes like the one that killed 19 members of the Granite Mountain Hotshots in Arizona.