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Fires

Scarcely Seen Scandinavian Fires
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Scarcely Seen Scandinavian Fires

Record-breaking hot and dry conditions have spurred historic wildfire outbreaks in far northern Europe and within the Arctic circle.

Published Jul 21, 2018

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Fires in a Dry, Hot Colorado Summer
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Fires in a Dry, Hot Colorado Summer

Dry, hot conditions in Colorado helped lead to the state’s third-largest wildfire in history.

Published Jul 13, 2018

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County Fire Lights Up the Night
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County Fire Lights Up the Night

As smoke streamed toward San Francisco, more than 1,000 fire personnel were at the scene fighting the blaze.

Published Jul 5, 2018

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Pawnee Fire, Northern California
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Pawnee Fire, Northern California

Temperature, humidity, and winds contributed to the rapid spread of fire in Lake County, about 100 miles northwest of Sacramento.

Published Jun 27, 2018

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416 Wildfire Rages in Colorado
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416 Wildfire Rages in Colorado

Warm and dry springtime conditions in the U.S. Southwest set the stage for a wildfire that doubled in size over the course of a weekend.

Published Jun 12, 2018

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