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Deadly Los Angeles Wildfire Burns With Subdued Fury After Change in Weather

Firefighters have tightened their grip on a deadly Los Angeles wildfire burning with subdued fury on Sunday after extremely dry desert winds that had stoked the flames gave way to moister, gentler breezes blowing in from the Pacific. The so-called …

Arkansas Fire Boat Training Set for DeGray Lake

More than 350 people and about 40 watercraft are to take part in a fire boat training exercise set for DeGray Lake. Departments from Arkansas and Texas are signed up for the Saturday event. The Arkansas Forestry Commission organizes the …

Fire Crews Suppress Some 50 Fires in Arkansas

The Arkansas Forestry Commission says crews suppressed more than 50 wildfires over the holiday weekend. The commission says workers contained 51 wildfires that burned some 2,200 acres between Friday afternoon and Monday afternoon. Crews suppressed another 16 wildfires by Tuesday …