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Alltech launches relief effort for Australian farmers

Alltech is launching the Australia Farming Relief Fund, which will directly provide goods and services to farmers affected by the bushfires.

UPDATE: Firefighters working on nine wildfires

Multiple wildfires have popped up in the Daniel Boone National Forest.

Student firefighters help with wildfire

Due to the dry weather conditions, there have been multiple fires at Daniel Boone National Forest, students with Job Corps have been working to keep those fires contained.

Forestry officials urge caution as spring wildfires increase

Kentucky Division of Forestry officials are urging caution after the spring forest fire hazard season started February 15.

California National Guard to leave border, help stop fires

California is calling in the National Guard for the first time to help protect communities from wildfires like the one that destroyed much of the city of Paradise last fall.

Those who lost everything in fire find a way to give thanks

It won’t be a normal Thanksgiving for displaced California families, but businesses and hundreds of volunteers have stepped up to ensure turkey, potatoes and pie are available as a small slice of comfort for anyone who wants a plate.

Rain could hinder search for victims of California wildfire

The search for remains of victims of the devastating Northern California wildfire has taken on new urgency as rain in the forecast could complicate those efforts while also bringing relief to firefighters on the front lines.

Sheriff: Death toll rises to 48 in wildfire

Authorities have reported six more fatalities from a blaze in Northern California, bringing the total number of fatalities so far to 48 in the deadliest wildfire in state history.

Southern California wildfire slows; 177 homes destroyed

Relief and heartache await those starting to return home to a Southern California wildfire zone.

Fall forest fire hazard season begins Monday

The Kentucky Division of Forestry is preparing for fall wildfire season.

Official: Falling tree killed Utah firefighter

Authorities say a Utah firefighter who died battling the largest wildfire in recorded California history was hit by a falling tree.

Oregon wildfire causes evacuations

The 39-square mile (101-square kilometer) blaze is moving toward the Rogue River.

California wildfires claim more lives; crews make progress

Thousands more fled their homes after wildfires surged near a small lake town in Northern California while a deadly blaze farther north slowed slightly as crews stretched to their limits across the state fight flames that have claimed the lives of both firefighters and civilians.

California fire burns homes, injures firefighters, civilians

An explosive wildfire tore through two small Northern California communities Thursday before reaching the city of Redding, killing a bulldozer operator on the fire lines, burning three firefighters, destroying dozens of homes and forcing thousands to flee.

Yosemite Valley closes as crews battle blaze

As smoke from a nearby wildfire pours into Yosemite Valley, Tom Lambert has had to tell tourists who booked his vacation home months in advance that they would have to defer their dream stays so firefighters could take protective measures against the growing blaze.

Death toll rises from Greek fires; more feared

74 people have been confirmed dead so far.

 3 arrested in connection with Colorado wildfire

A fire pit that wasn't completely extinguished is suspected of starting that 168 square mile fire.

Laurel County firefighters look to contain wildfires

The Laurel County fire department says no buildings have been destroyed and no one has been hurt because of wildfires.

Telethon Raises Nearly $9 Million for Fire Victims

A star-studded telethon has raised nearly $9 million for wildfire victims in east Tennessee.

Mt. Sterling, Montgomery Co. Fiscal Court Start “Give to Gatlinburg” Project

The City of Mt. Sterling and Montgomery County Fiscal Court have started the “Give to Gatlinburg” project to help first responders who lost homes and more during the Tennessee wildfires.

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