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California Faces to Deter Disaster as Towns Face Fire Risk

SACRAMENTO, California — Impoverished towns in the shadow of Mount Shasta. Rustic Gold Rush cities in the Sierra Nevada foothills. High-dollar resort communities on the shores of Lake Tahoe. Ritzy Los Angeles County suburbs. They all could be the next …

Oregon Fire Crews at Risk From Forest of Dead Trees

Crews mobilizing to fight a new fire in southwestern Oregon face a danger left over from a major fire 13 years ago: dead, standing trees that could fall on them. Those dead trees are called snags, always a danger for …

15 Mobile Homes Destroyed in Texas Brush Fire

The Texas Forest Service says five people have received medical attention following a brush fire that destroyed 15 mobile homes. Spokeswoman Lexi Maxwell said Tuesday that crews are working to contain the blaze that started with a 30-acre fire in …

Wildfire Burns Near Lockheed Martin Facility in Florida

Firefighters are stamping out a 1,000-acre brush fire near a Lockheed Martin facility in central Florida. More than 30 Orange County firefighters joined Florida Division of Forestry teams Sunday to get the blaze under control. Authorities say there are no …