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  • Burn bans in the ArkLaTex

    Burn bans in the ArkLaTex

    Tuesday, August 7 2018 4:59 PM EDT2018-08-07 20:59:55 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 2:13 PM EDT2018-08-13 18:13:27 GMT

    Here are the current bans on outdoor burning in the ArkLaTex.

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    Here are the current bans on outdoor burning in the ArkLaTex.

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  • Lightning-sparked fire chars less than 13 acres of forestland

    Lightning-sparked fire chars less than 13 acres of forestland

    Sunday, August 5 2018 11:07 PM EDT2018-08-06 03:07:15 GMT
    (Source: U.S. Forest Service)(Source: U.S. Forest Service)
    (Source: U.S. Forest Service)(Source: U.S. Forest Service)

    A lightning-sparked fire continues to burn in Kisatchie National Forest.  But it is moving slowly and contained within the area where it is burning, the U.S. Forest Service reports.

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    A lightning-sparked fire continues to burn in Kisatchie National Forest.  But it is moving slowly and contained within the area where it is burning, the U.S. Forest Service reports.

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  • Bienville Parish man accused of setting woods, structure fires

    Bienville Parish man accused of setting woods, structure fires

    Monday, November 23 2015 6:53 PM EST2015-11-23 23:53:37 GMT
    Monday, November 23 2015 6:53 PM EST2015-11-23 23:53:37 GMT
    A Bienville Parish man has been arrested in connection with setting 3 fires in the area within the past week. More >>
    A Bienville Parish man has been arrested in connection with setting 3 fires in the area within the past week. More >>
  • Firefighters contain woods fire in Natchitoches Parish

    Firefighters contain woods fire in Natchitoches Parish

    Tuesday, October 20 2015 5:55 PM EDT2015-10-20 21:55:39 GMT
    Tuesday, October 20 2015 6:03 PM EDT2015-10-20 22:03:00 GMT
    Authorities in Natchitoches Parish are working to extinguish a woods fire near the Marco community.More >>
    Authorities in Natchitoches Parish are working to extinguish a woods fire near the Marco community.More >>
  • Caddo FD 1 monitoring woods fire north of Blanchard

    Caddo FD 1 monitoring woods fire north of Blanchard

    Monday, October 19 2015 9:22 PM EDT2015-10-20 01:22:22 GMT
    Monday, October 19 2015 9:41 PM EDT2015-10-20 01:41:02 GMT
    Caddo Parish Fire District 1 volunteer firefighters are monitoring a woods fire north of Blanchard. More >>
    Caddo Parish Fire District 1 volunteer firefighters are monitoring a woods fire north of Blanchard. More >>
  • Woods fire damages Ida home

    Woods fire damages Ida home

    Monday, October 19 2015 4:00 PM EDT2015-10-19 20:00:49 GMT
    Monday, October 19 2015 7:29 PM EDT2015-10-19 23:29:38 GMT
    It happened on Munnerlyn Chapel Rd. in Ida, just south of the Arkansas State Line early Monday afternoon. (Source: Clay Ostarly/KSLA News 12)It happened on Munnerlyn Chapel Rd. in Ida, just south of the Arkansas State Line early Monday afternoon. (Source: Clay Ostarly/KSLA News 12)
    A woods fire has damaged a home in northern Caddo Parish, but firefighters were able to save another house and bring the blaze under control. More >>
    A woods fire has damaged a home in northern Caddo Parish, but firefighters were able to save another house and bring the blaze under control. More >>
  • Grass fires doused on I-20 near Airline Dr.

    Grass fires doused on I-20 near Airline Dr.

    Monday, October 19 2015 4:24 PM EDT2015-10-19 20:24:13 GMT
    Monday, October 19 2015 4:27 PM EDT2015-10-19 20:27:26 GMT
    Bossier City police assisted by shutting down the outside westbound lane of traffic in the area while fire crews worked to put out the fires.  (Source: Mark Natale/City of Bossier City)Bossier City police assisted by shutting down the outside westbound lane of traffic in the area while fire crews worked to put out the fires. (Source: Mark Natale/City of Bossier City)
    The Bossier City Fire Department kept busy early Monday afternoon fighting multiple grass fires along I-20 near Airline Drive. More >>
    The Bossier City Fire Department kept busy early Monday afternoon fighting multiple grass fires along I-20 near Airline Drive. More >>
  • Grand Bayou Loop area woods fire in Red River Parish contained

    Saturday, October 17 2015 11:29 PM EDT2015-10-18 03:29:37 GMT
    Sunday, October 18 2015 3:35 AM EDT2015-10-18 07:35:50 GMT
    This is an aerial view from a drone about 300 feet above the woods fire off Louisiana Highway 1 near Grand Bayou Loop in north Red River Parish. (Source: Chief Shane Felts/Red River Parishwide Fire District)This is an aerial view from a drone about 300 feet above the woods fire off Louisiana Highway 1 near Grand Bayou Loop in north Red River Parish. (Source: Chief Shane Felts/Red River Parishwide Fire District)
    Red River Parish firefighters battled a small fire Saturday night off Louisiana Highway 1 in Grand Bayou. More >>
    Red River Parish firefighters battled a small fire Saturday night off Louisiana Highway 1 in Grand Bayou. More >>
  • Deadly fires in CaliforniaMore>>

  • Record-breaking fire tornado killed California firefighter

    Record-breaking fire tornado killed California firefighter

    Thursday, August 16 2018 2:10 PM EDT2018-08-16 18:10:35 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 4:50 PM EDT2018-08-17 20:50:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Locher,File). FILE - In this Aug. 11, 2018 file photo Gary Parmely, father of Jeremy Stoke of the Redding Fire Department, visits a memorial for his son, in Redding, Calif. Officials say Stoke the first firefighter to die battling a Nort...(AP Photo/John Locher,File). FILE - In this Aug. 11, 2018 file photo Gary Parmely, father of Jeremy Stoke of the Redding Fire Department, visits a memorial for his son, in Redding, Calif. Officials say Stoke the first firefighter to die battling a Nort...

    Officials say a firefighter who died helping people evacuate a Northern California blaze was killed by a fire tornado that at one point reached a temperature of 2,700 degrees Fahrenheit.

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    Officials say a firefighter who died helping people evacuate a Northern California blaze was killed by a fire tornado that at one point reached a temperature of 2,700 degrees Fahrenheit.

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  • Yosemite reopens to visitors with smoky air, limited lodging

    Yosemite reopens to visitors with smoky air, limited lodging

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 2:11 AM EDT2018-08-14 06:11:30 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 1:22 PM EDT2018-08-15 17:22:22 GMT
    The nearly three-week closure of Yosemite was the result of a massive wildfire that has burned 150 square miles and killed at least two firefighters since it started July 13. (Source: KCRA/CNN)The nearly three-week closure of Yosemite was the result of a massive wildfire that has burned 150 square miles and killed at least two firefighters since it started July 13. (Source: KCRA/CNN)

    Most of Yosemite National Park is set to reopen Tuesday after a 20-day closure that cost the tourist magnet millions of dollars and devastated local businesses.

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    Most of Yosemite National Park is set to reopen Tuesday after a 20-day closure that cost the tourist magnet millions of dollars and devastated local businesses.

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  • Utah firefighter who died in California offered to help

    Utah firefighter who died in California offered to help

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 2:41 PM EDT2018-08-14 18:41:38 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 12:35 PM EDT2018-08-15 16:35:56 GMT
    (Jeffrey D. Allred/The Deseret News via AP). Draper Battalion Chiefs Bart Vawdrey and Kevin Holt listen during a press conference in Draper, Utah, on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. Draper Battalion Chief Matthew Burchett died battling the largest recorded wil...(Jeffrey D. Allred/The Deseret News via AP). Draper Battalion Chiefs Bart Vawdrey and Kevin Holt listen during a press conference in Draper, Utah, on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. Draper Battalion Chief Matthew Burchett died battling the largest recorded wil...
    A Utah firefighter who died battling the largest recorded blaze in California history was a 42-year-old man from a Salt Lake City suburb who leaves behind a wife and young son.More >>
    A Utah firefighter who died battling the largest recorded blaze in California history was a 42-year-old man from a Salt Lake City suburb who leaves behind a wife and young son.More >>
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