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Winds, heat keep wildfire risk high in Australia – USA TODAY

Washington Post Winds, heat keep wildfire risk high in AustraliaUSA TODAYCANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Firefighters battling some of the most destructive wildfires to ever strike Australia's most populous state were focusing on a major blaze Sunday near the town of … Continue reading

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Arizona wildfire: Obama lauds elite crew of ‘heroes’ who died tackling blaze – The Guardian

The Guardian Arizona wildfire: Obama lauds elite crew of 'heroes' who died tackling blazeThe GuardianBarack Obama sent condolences to the families of 19 firefighters killed in an Arizona wildfire, praising the elite crew as "heroes". It was the deadliest loss … Continue reading

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Nineteen firefighters have been killed battling a wildfire in central Arizona – BBC News

BBC News Nineteen firefighters have been killed battling a wildfire in central ArizonaBBC NewsAt least 19 US firefighters have been killed battling a wildfire in central Arizona, local officials say. They died while fighting the blaze threatening the town of … Continue reading

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Calif. wildfire threatens 4000 homes as flames spread – USA TODAY

ABC News Calif. wildfire threatens 4000 homes as flames spreadUSA TODAYBlaze has spread rapidly to 18,000 acres because of gusty winds and bone-dry conditions. calif_fire. A water-dropping helicopter gets ready to make a drop on a fire burring in Point … Continue reading

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Calif. wildfire threatens 4000 homes as flames spread – USA TODAY

ABC News Calif. wildfire threatens 4000 homes as flames spreadUSA TODAYBlaze has spread rapidly to 18,000 acres because of gusty winds and bone-dry conditions. calif_fire. A water-dropping helicopter gets ready to make a drop on a fire burring in Point … Continue reading

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Australia braces for “catastrophic” wildfire day – Reuters UK

Brisbane Times Australia braces for "catastrophic" wildfire dayReuters UKBy Rob Taylor. CANBERRA | Mon Jan 7, 2013 2:49am GMT. CANBERRA (Reuters) – Australia was bracing on Monday for days of "catastrophic" fire and heat wave conditions, with fires already burning … Continue reading

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Wildfire kills 1 as it rages near Spanish resort – The Associated Press

Telegraph.co.uk Wildfire kills 1 as it rages near Spanish resortThe Associated PressBy HAROLD HECKLE, AP – 1 minute ago MADRID (AP) — A wildfire fanned by strong winds devoured hillsides around the wealthy Mediterranean resort city of Marbella in Spain … Continue reading

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1 dead, 2 injured, thousands evacuated as wildfire rages near Spanish luxury … – Washington Post

The Guardian 1 dead, 2 injured, thousands evacuated as wildfire rages near Spanish luxury …Washington PostMADRID — A wildfire fanned by strong winds devoured hillsides around the wealthy southern Mediterranean resort city of Marbella in Spain on Friday. One person … Continue reading

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