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- Colorado wildfire forces new evacuations as firefighters 'praying we get a lot of snow'
New evacuations were ordered in parts of Colorado on Saturday as high winds pushed the second-largest wildfire in state history towards homes as officials hope approaching winter weather can help slow the advancing blaze.
Fox News. Sunday, 25 Oct 2020.
- Colorado firefighters battle the state's largest wildfires in history
More than 700 firefighters are now battling the East Troublesome Fire, which has already burned an area larger than the city of Chicago.
CBS News. Saturday, 24 Oct 2020.
- 2 custom Ford Bronco firetrucks being donated to forestry services
The Ford Bronco Wildland Fire Rig concept is an off-road fire-and-rescue vehicle designed with help from Filson and the National Forest Foundation. Two of the trucks will be donated to forest firefighting
Fox News. Thursday, 22 Oct 2020.
- Firefighters brave 'really tough' conditions at Cameron Peak Fire, the largest wildfire in Colorado history
The fire began Aug. 13 on the Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests near Cameron Pass and Chambers Lake. It was 55% contained as of Wednesday night.
Yahoo. Thursday, 22 Oct 2020.
- Southall: Two people killed in shop gas explosion
Four adults and a child are known to have been rescued by firefighters following the blast.
BBC News. Wednesday, 21 Oct 2020.
- VIDEO: Firefighter surprises daughter after 13-day deployment to historic California fires
SWEET SURPRISE: A California firefighter
came home a day early to surprise his 10-year-old daughter and her reaction was priceless!
ABC News. Wednesday, 21 Oct 2020.
- Pictured: British teacher who 'beat girlfriend to death before killing himself' in Spain
Caspar Veres died after smashing head-on into an HGV in Spain, before firefighters cut his body out of the twisted metal and recovered the body of Delphine Cochet in the camper van.
Daily Mail. Wednesday, 21 Oct 2020.
- Record-setting Cameron Peak wildfire consumes more than 200,000 acres in Colorado
To the south, firefighters near Boulder were also battling a blaze that had torched at least 26 homes.
Yahoo. Monday, 19 Oct 2020.
- Homes believed lost in north-central Colorado fires
Firefighters continued to battle a fire in Colorado, with nearly 3,000 people forced from their homes.
Voice of America. Sunday, 18 Oct 2020.
- Car catches fire after crashing into barrier on Glasgow M8
Firefighters were called to the scene on the M8 in Glasgow at about 14:40 on Sunday.
BBC News. Sunday, 18 Oct 2020.
- Three injured in huge 'gas explosion' at Virginia shopping center
Firefighters in Virginia are tackling a blaze which broke out on Saturday morning at a shopping center in Harrisonburg, injuring three people - two of them seriously. The cause remains unknown.
Daily Mail. Saturday, 17 Oct 2020.
- In reversal, Trump approves California's request for wildfire relief
More than 9,000 firefighters are still actively fighting 12 major and eight minor fires across the state.
CBS News. Friday, 16 Oct 2020.
- Fire on Mount Kilimanjaro seen for miles as crews and locals battle to contain flames
Firefighters are trying to contain a blaze which broke out on Mount Kilimanjaro, according to local authorities.
Sky News. Monday, 12 Oct 2020.
- 'Sometimes it's us that need the help': California firefighter loses new home in wildfire
While the firefighter
was evacuating seniors citizens and protecting houses, his own home, which he had owned for just 48 hours, was burning nearby.
ABC News. Tuesday, 6 Oct 2020.
- West Virginia gets $1.3M in federal grants for firefighters
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - Several West Virginia fire departments are sharing $1.3 million in federal grants for upgrades, the state's two U.S. senators announced. ...
Washington Times. Monday, 5 Oct 2020.
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