Thousands remain evacuated from Southern California wildfire

Thousands of people remain under evacuation orders early Monday after a wildfire in mountains east of Los Angeles exploded in size and forced crews to battle flames in triple-digit heat By The Associated Press August 3, 2020, 8:52 AM 2 min read BANNING, Calif. — Evacuation orders remained in place early Monday for thousands of […]

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Homes evacuated as Southern California wildfire grows

Thousands of people are under evacuation orders after a wildfire in mountains east of Los Angeles exploded in size as crews battle the flames in triple-digit heat By The Associated Press August 2, 2020, 7:54 PM 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article BANNING, Calif. — Thousands of people were under evacuation […]

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California wildfire destroys 1 home, prompts new evacuations

A wildfire northwest of Palm Springs flared up Saturday, with evacuation orders for thousands of people as crews fought the blaze in triple-degree heat By The Associated Press August 2, 2020, 1:42 AM 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article BEAUMONT, Calif. — A wildfire northwest of Palm Springs flared up Saturday, […]

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Firefighters grapple with triple-digit heat against wildfire

Hundreds of Arizona residents under an evacuation notice were allowed to return home Friday but were told to remain ready to leave at a moment’s notice as a wildfire burns in a national forest near Tucson. Firefighters are trying to keep the blaze in canyons and ridges and prevent it from moving downhill. “The fire […]

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Wildfire near Tucson, Arizona, threatens hundreds of homes

Hundreds of foothills homes on the outskirts of Tucson remained under an evacuation notice Friday as firefighters worked to keep a wildfire from moving downhill from canyons and ridges in mountains in a national forest. Most of the western United States is experiencing extreme dryness or drought, creating challenging conditions for wildfire season, Bryan Henry, […]

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U.S. Military Cutting Medevac Flights for Troops in West Africa

WASHINGTON — The United States military is sharply reducing its emergency casualty evacuation services in West Africa, raising concerns that American troops on missions there could be left vulnerable if they run into trouble at a time when violence is surging in that corner of the continent. The action by the Pentagon’s Africa Command comes […]

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Stranded travelers board evacuation flights from Morocco

Foreigners stranded in locked-down Morocco boarded evacuation flights Friday as governments tried to repatriate their citizens after days of travel frustration. Visitors from around the world found themselves stuck in Morocco after the North African country suspended all international passenger flights and passenger ships to and from its territory beginning last Sunday. The U.S. government […]

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