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Drought-Weakened Trees More Likely to Die in Fires

Prolonged droughts are causing more trees to die in forest fires in the western United States, according to a new study that looked at decades of controlled fire data. Full story

Cause of Fla. gas plant blast being investigated

Equipment malfunction and human error are among the possible causes of a series of explosions that spawned a 20-by-20 foot fireball at a central Florida propane plant and left eight injured, authorities said. Full story

Fifteen dogs and two kids saved from midtown house fire

TUCSON - A house fire Tuesday evening sent two young kids to the hospital, as a precaution. Full story

Firefighters find pot plants in burning St. Pete home

St. Petersburg firefighters responded to a house fire Monday and found a grow house in an engulfed bedroom. Full story

Firefighters Hospitalized After Roof Collapse

FORT WAYNE, Ind. ( – Three Fort Wayne firefighters were taken to the hospital in good condition after a ceiling collapsed on top of them. Full story

Garage Fire In Davenport

Fire crews were called to a garage fire on West 8th Street, near Division Street in Davenport on Monday morning, July 29, 2013, around 4:30. Officials say the family was home, but luckily, the fire was contained to garage. Firefighters predicts the garage is a total loss. There is no word yet on a c Full story

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  Unique summer camp recruits female firefighters

A fire camp in Arlington, Va., is designed to involve women in what has traditionally been a man’s world by giving teen girls a chance to handle the heat of firefighting. NBC’s Amna Nawaz reports.

  Oregon wildfire worries nearby residents

As some Oregonians are ordered to evacuate, remaining residents keep a wary eye on the rapidly spreading "Stagecoach" forest fire. KTVB's John Hendicks reports.

  Wildfire evacuations lifted for Palm Springs

The evacuation order has been lifted for thousands of people who fled their homes due to a fire that has raged for a week near Palm Springs, Calif.

  Wildfire forces evacuations in Oregon

Crews work to contain a wildfire in near Warm Springs, Oregon. KTVZ's John Hendricks reports.

  Mother Nature helps in Calif. wildfire fight

Cooler temperatures and rain have helped fire crews make significant progress battling a blaze that has burned more than 27,000 acres in Southern California. NBC’s Miguel Almaguer reports.

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Inhabitants and holidaymakers evacuate by boat the village of Megalo Livadi on Greece's Aegean island of Serifos as a wildfire rages nearby on Saturday July 27, 2013. Authorities decided to evacuate two villages on the island, as the fire has already burned two buildings. The combination of hot, dry

Wildfire on Serifos island
Wildfire on Serifos island

epa03805736 A photo made available on 28 July shows tourists and inhabitants finding shelter near the seaside as a wildfire approaches the village of Megalo Livadi in Serifos island at the Aegean sea, Greece, 27 July 2013. Major wildfires rage at the island of Rhodes and Crete as the one in Serifos