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Plumas County, CAFox40

Firefighter battling Dixie Fire loses home to same fire

(KTXL) — The Dixie Fire started in a remote part of Plumas County and has relentlessly marched through homes in its path, including one belonging to a firefighter. Bureau of Land Management helicopter attack firefighter Michael Hambrick was at his home for 30 minutes before he had to leave. “I...
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Montana StateSidney Herald

Gianforte presses Biden on thinning Montana forests

Stands of dead trees in federal forests have created tinderbox conditions for wildfires and need thinning, Gov. Greg Gianforte told President Joe Biden during a Friday morning fire briefing. The state’s Republican governor told Biden that federal cooperation was needed to reduce the intensity of wildfires by removing dead fuel....
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Mesa County, COPosted by
95 Rock KKNN

Stage 1 Fire Restrictions Lifted in Mesa County

Mesa County is no longer under fire restrictions. As of 12:01 Friday morning, the Mesa County Sheriff along with the Bureau of Land Management in Grand Junction lifted the current fire restrictions which have been in place since June 24. The western Colorado monsoon season has brought cooler temperatures and higher than normal humidity and rain to the region which has allowed the restrictions to be rescinded.
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The Hill

Western governors ask Biden for aid on wildfires

Governors of Western states facing severe fires called for federal action on climate change and forest management on a call with President Biden and Vice President Harris Friday. Biden began by asking the governors what help the White House could provide at the state level that they were not already...
Grand Junction, COKJCT8

Anniversary of the Pine Gulch Fire

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KJCT) - One year ago tomorrow the Pine Gulch Fire was ignited. It grew to be the third largest fire in Colorado history, trailing behind the East Troublesome Fire and the Cameron Peak Fire. The Pine Gulch Fire spread across 139,007 acres (217 square miles) and took...