HEALTHBEAT 'The patient is on fire!'
December 2011: A 29-year-old woman is undergoing minor facial surgery at an outpatient center in Florida when a flash fire erupts. She sustains burns to the face and neck and is airlifted to a burn ce... Posted on 4/3/12 at 10:03 AM
FAR SIDE OF FIFTY The Natives are Restless
You know that is is spring when the pager starts going off during all times of the day and night for grass fires. I am not pointing a finger at any one group, but they seem to be involved more often t... Posted on 4/9/10 at 5:07 AM
STAFF BLOG OH LOOK, A SHINY THING! Strange Places: The Fires of Centralia, Penn.
Smoke rises from a deep fissure in the asphalt, foul fumes and deadly gases seeping up from the depths, where a smouldering fire burns eternally, or maybe just for a few hundred years.
Are you in hell... Posted on 12/2/09 at 12:00 AM
NASCAR DAD Athens Is Burning !
Olive groves are burning on the outskirts. Huge clouds of smoke and ashes cover Athens. We spent a month in Greece a few years ago. We loved Athens, the ruins, the food, wine, and the people. Loved th... Posted on 8/24/09 at 3:44 PM
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Rain helped firefighters douse Colorado's most destructive wildfire in state history, while a new wind-whipped blaze in California forced evacuations and threatened homes Monday near Yosemite National Park.
P. Solomon Banda, Associated Press
, June 17, 2013
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Firefighters advanced against a monstrous wildfire outside of Colorado Springs, expanding containment lines and lifting evacuation orders for thousands of anxious residents in the most destructive blaze in state history, which has destroyed nearly 500 homes and killed two people.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Crews battling the most destructive wildfire in Colorado history say they were better prepared to take on the flames because of lessons learned fighting last year's Waldo Canyon Fire, a similarly devastating blaze that devoured hundreds of homes and killed two people only a few miles away.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Firefighters have at least temporarily battled to a "draw" with a fast-moving fire that has already killed two people and destroyed 379 homes, giving weary authorities and residents the first glimmer of hope after three days of mounting damage, a sheriff said.
Nicholas Riccardi, Associated Press
, June 14, 2013
A trio of Colorado wildfires fueled by hot temperatures, gusty winds and thick, bone-dry forests has burned dozens of homes and forced the evacuation of more than 7,000 residents and nearly 1,000 inmates at medium-security prison.
LANCASTER, Calif. (AP) — Nearly 3,000 people from some 700 homes are under evacuation orders as a wildfire north of Los Angeles kept growing, feeding on old, dry brush, some of which hadn't burned in decades.
Christopher Weber and Reed Saxon, Associated Press
, June 03, 2013
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Fire crews in New Mexico on Saturday fought two growing wild blazes that have scorched thousands of acres, spurred evacuation calls for dozens of homes and poured smoke into the touristy state capital.
Russell Contreras, Associated Press
, June 02, 2013
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