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  • 1,400-Acre Agua Dulce, California Brush Fire Is Fully Contained

    After burning about 1,400 acres in northwest Los Angeles County, a brush fire was fully contained Sunday, the Los Angeles County Fire Department said.

    News • September 16th, 2002

  • Weather Helps Predict Wildfire Behavior

    Steve Brown scowled at the digital map on his computer screen, particularly the clusters of red dots showing lightning storms.

    News • September 16th, 2002

  • Idaho's Fire Season Tamed by Extra Manpower; More Crews Hired After 2000 Season

    The weather helped. Luck surely played a part.

    News • September 16th, 2002

  • Fire Forces L.A. Home Evacuations

    A brush fire erupted Monday in a wilderness park surrounded by suburbs, sending a plume of smoke over the Los Angeles area and forcing the evacuation of more than 30 homes.

    News • September 10th, 2002

  • Immigrants Suspected in Arizona Wildfires

    Illegal immigrants crossing into the United States in southern Arizona are suspected of causing eight major wildfires this year, which have cost taxpayers $5.1 million to fight.

    News • September 10th, 2002

  • LA Crews Fight to Save 100 Homes

    9/5/02, 6 a.m.: On September 3, Los Angeles County was alerted to a wildfire at Bouquet Cyn Road/Spunky Cyn Rd, southwest of Leona Valley. Crews fought in medium to heavy brush, with a steep, inaccessible terrain. The weather was extremely hot...

    News • September 5th, 2002

  • Calif. Wildfires Burn 20,000 Acres

    The first rainfall in the Angeles National Forest area since April helped firefighters battle two wildfires Thursday, including a 16,000-acre blaze apparently sparked by candles in an animal sacrifice ritual.

    News • September 5th, 2002

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