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  • California Wildfires caused by Federal and State regulators

    08/08/2018 8:38:06 AM PDT · by olepap · 19 replies
    Forbes ^ | Jul 20,2018 | Chuck DeVore
    As timber harvesting permit fees went up and environmental challenges multiplied, the people who earned a living felling and planting trees looked for other lines of work. The combustible fuel load in the forest predictably soared. No longer were forest management professionals clearing brush and thinning trees
  • California Request for Presidential Major Disaster Declaration Approved

    08/05/2018 2:12:00 PM PDT · by Innovative · 18 replies
    NBC News LA ^ | Aug. 5, 2018 | Shahan Ahmed
    California has been hard hit by wildfires, and 17 major fires continue to burn. California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced Saturday that the White House had approved the state's request for a Presidential Major Disaster Declaration for Shasta County, where the historic Carr Fire continues to burn. According to Governor Brown's office, the request was submitted to the President and approved in the same day. "This is part of a trend – a new normal – that we've got to deal with. We're dealing with it humanly, financially and governmentally," Governor Brown said on Saturday during a media briefing...
  • Greece: Devastated by major fires, survivors urgently need help

    07/30/2018 4:08:13 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 21 replies
    H Fusion Media Group ^ | 30th July 2018 | Uzay Bulut
    Greece has declared a state of emergency after multiple wildfires burned out of control on either side of Athens. The fires reportedly just burst out in the forests near the seaside towns outside the Greek capital, prompting thousands of people to flee for their lives. Many jumped into the sea for survival to escape the flames. According to the Greek media, several of the dead had drowned. The wildfires have left Greece with a devastating aftermath, as the death toll has climbed to 91 people, with nearly 200 injured, and many are in critical condition. Twenty more are missing. Relatives and...
  • Huge wildfire out of control western OK

    04/17/2018 2:21:28 PM PDT · by janetjanet998 · 47 replies
    extremely dry with wind guts to 50 MPH live shot from air from ground
  • Major Grass Fires In North Texas; Some Evacuations Ordered

    01/22/2018 1:15:47 PM PST · by sodpoodle · 8 replies
    cbs local ^ | 01/22/2018 | cbs
    PARKER COUNTY AND FLOWER MOUND, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Crews are fighting a string of grass fires in North Texas that’s now led to evacuations in some areas. As of 2:50 p.m. a third grass fire is burning south of Highway 199 and west of Ross Lane in extreme north central Parker Co, between Poolville and Springtown, according to the National Weather Service. Evacuations are being ordered. The second grass fire, is a big one just east of Willow Park in Parker County has burned at least 1,000 acres according to the Texas A&M Forest Service. The agency said there has...
  • Suing Big Oil over climate change, Santa Cruz eyes wildfire, storm costs

    12/20/2017 1:19:37 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 37 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | December 20, 2017 | By Kurtis Alexander
    The city and county of Santa Cruz has joined a growing number of communities suing oil companies over climate change, alleging a Big Tobacco-like plot in which the fossil fuel industry long concealed the dangers of its products from consumers. The two lawsuits, filed Wednesday, blame the use and combustion of oil, gas and coal for accelerating sea level rise and threatening hundreds of millions of dollars of damage to the famously dramatic and much visited Santa Cruz County coast. While the challenge is similar to other suits recently filed by waterfront communities in California, including San Francisco, the new...
  • Parable of Inequality - Rich and Poor

    12/15/2017 12:57:03 PM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 2 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 12/15/17 | Robert Rosebrock
    Deception and illusion that Veterans could have started the fire A front-page story in yesterday’s edition is about the recent Bel-Air fire that destroyed multi-million-dollar mansions, and a homeless encampment purportedly nearby that is accused of starting it. (“A Parable of Inequality in Bel-Air”...) Since the purported homeless encampment apparently vanished in the fire, the Times went across the 405 Freeway and took a photo of a homeless Veteran encampment outside the VA’s Eisenhower gate alongside San Vicente Boulevard adjacent to Brentwood. This gives the deception and illusion that Veterans could have started the fire.
  • Jerry Brown Blames Fires On Global Warming. Here's Why That's Insane (poor Moonbeam alert)

    12/10/2017 9:43:37 PM PST · by Zakeet · 23 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | December 10, 2017 | Michael Bastasch
    California Governor Jerry Brown said the wildfires ravaging the greater Los Angeles area are part of a "new normal" residents can expect due to man-made global warming. [Snip] "With climate change, some scientists are saying that Southern California is literally burning up," Brown said, according to CNN. "So we have to have the resources to combat the fires and we also have to invest in managing the vegetation and forests ... in a place that's getting hotter." Brown's statements, though ominous, aren’t in line with the scientific consensus.
  • Nearly 30 horses found burned to death by Creek fire in Sylmar

    12/06/2017 2:52:43 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 104 replies
    l a times ^ | 12/06/2017 | Brittny Mejia
    Amid the charred landscape of Little Tujunga Canyon Road in Sylmar on Wednesday stood the remains of Rancho Padilla and the carcasses of nearly 30 horses who died in the fast-moving Creek fire. The Padilla family was there Wednesday morning, surveying the smoldering ranch that their father built more than 20 years ago. They somberly counted up the dead horses, whose charred bodies lined dozens of stalls. The family, who lives up the hill from the ranch, had awakened Tuesday to flames. One firetruck came and told them to leave. “All I could think about was the horses, the horses,...
  • Chelsea Handler blames Donald Trump for California Wildfires (has to evacuate home)

    12/06/2017 2:21:54 PM PST · by doug from upland · 77 replies
    breitbart ^ | 12-6-17 | Ben Kew
    Comedian and talk show host Chelsea Handler appeared to blame President Donald Trump for the wildfires ripping through parts of southern California this week. Tens of thousands of people have been forced to evacuate their homes, as the fires have already destroyed 180 separate structures and burnt through over 50,000 acres of land. “Just evacuated my house,” Handler tweeted on Wednesday. “It’s like Donald Trump is setting the world on fire. Literally and figuratively. Stay safe everyone. Dark times.”
  • LIVE COVERAGE: State of emergency Los Angeles wild fires

    12/06/2017 6:49:03 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 144 replies
    KABC Los Angeles ^ | November 6, 2017
    Live TV News coverage. Multiple fires in Los Angeles area. Brush fire near Getty Center 0% contained, i-405 freeway closed.
  • Women Go Back to Save Cats After the Fires and Help Them Every Way They Can

    10/28/2017 6:16:11 AM PDT · by Twotone · 39 replies
    LoveMeow ^ | October 27, 2017 | Staff
    Two women went on a search for their beloved cat after the devastating wildfires that swept across Northern California. During the search, they came across two cats that had survived the unthinkable. They knew they had to save them! After Brandi Ann's home was completely destroyed by the raging fires, she and her girlfriend Steph Gediman were determined to find her cat, Apu, who had gone missing. "We were back in the neighborhood the morning after the fires took place looking for her cat. We got out of the car and I stood there blank in the face just trying...
  • ICE Director: Suspected Wine Country Arsonist Is Illegal Alien Mexican National

    10/19/2017 8:28:13 AM PDT · by Lera · 68 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 19 Oct 2017 | Michelle Moons
    WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Acting Director Tom Homan confirmed on Thursday that a man arrested in connection with setting a fire in Sonoma County Wine Country is an illegal alien from Mexico who has been twice returned to his “home country.” Homan also confirmed that ICE has issued detainer requests for Jesus Fabian Gonzalez five times now in the past year alone, including the one issued on October 16 in relation to his most recent arrest on suspicion of arson. All of the arrests were made “by Sonoma County on various felony and misdemeanor charges,”...
  • 2017 10 15 John Haller's Prophecy Update "Expect the Unprecedented"

    10/15/2017 4:03:46 PM PDT · by Lera · 4 replies
    Fellowship Bible Chapel ^ | 10/15/17 | John Haller
    Fires, Disease, Loss of Common Sense, Inability to Reason, Prophetic Blindness, Gender Confusion and total depravity. These are the things that should cause us reason to pause, ponder and understand that we should "Expect the Unprecedented" as we continue to hurtle toward the end. John explains in this week's update.
  • PG&E Power Lines Linked to Wine Country Fires

    10/11/2017 12:30:26 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 30 replies
    San Jose Mercury News ^ | October 11, 2017 | Paul Rogers
    As the first reports came in Sunday night of numerous fires that would grow into one of the most destructive wildfire disasters in California history, emergency dispatchers in Sonoma County received multiple calls of power lines falling down and electrical transformers exploding. SNIP over a 90-minute period starting at 9:22 pm to respond to 911 calls and other reports of sparking wires and problems with the county’s electrical system amid high winds. SNIP
  • Multiple Fires Burn In Sonoma County, Napa County; Evacuations Ordered

    10/09/2017 7:07:09 AM PDT · by exDemMom · 68 replies
    Fridley Patch ^ | 10/9/17 | Maggie Avants
    SONOMA COUNTY, CA — Multiple wildfires were burning early Monday in Sonoma and Napa counties, threatening homes and businesses and prompting mass evacuations as well as school cancellations and power outages. A fire in Santa Rosa crossed Highway 101 at about 2 a.m. and ignited structures west of the freeway in the area of Kohl's Department Store on Hopper Avenue, according to the Santa Rosa Police Department.
  • Northern California Fires

    10/09/2017 5:51:28 AM PDT · by HereInTheHeartland · 30 replies
    Multiple fires in Sonoma and Napa and other counties started suddenly
  • Breaking: Multiple Large wildfire fires ongoing in CA..many structures involved..FIRESTORMS

    10/09/2017 3:09:50 AM PDT · by janetjanet998 · 143 replies
    multiple large fires have broken out overnight being driven by low humidity and winds of 30-50 MPH in central and Northern CA #CherokeeFire #LaPorteFire- Butte County #CascadeFire Yuba county #TubbsFire Calistoga=>SantaRosa county #AtlasFire #PartrickFire #NunnFire--- Napa county #SulphurFire---- Lake county
  • WESTERN US FIRES - Live Thread

    09/05/2017 10:11:15 AM PDT · by goodnesswins · 224 replies
    Various ^ | 9/5/17 | me
    The Western US is facing cataclysmic forest fires, at least one started by idiot boys throwing fireworks in Eagle Creek area, near Multnomah Lodge, in the COLUMBIA GORGE - a greenie paradise. I-84 is closed near Multnomah Files to Exit 62, just west of Hood River. MONTANA www.ktvq.comNW Fires www.arcgis.comOREGON List of fires> IDAHO List of fires> CALIFORNIA List of fires> WASHINGTON List of fires>
  • Northwest FIRES. 100s of thousands of acres on fire

    09/03/2017 12:15:36 PM PDT · by goodnesswins · 54 replies
    Wild Fire Today and Others ^ | 9/3/17 | various! MONTANA