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With wildfires ravaging the western United States and overwhelming firefighters, fire officials are calling on colleagues from the other side of the globe for relief. On Thursday, officials from The National Interagency Fire …
The Christian Science Monitor · 8/22/2015
Western wildfires
Wildfires are capricious, and some houses are untouched ... Firefighters have come from as far away as Australia and New Zealand to pitch in, and three firefighters died while in duty. In the busy Canyon Creek Incident …
The Guardian · 10 hours ago
More than 70 firefighting experts from Australia and New Zealand will travel to the United States to help tackle deadly wildfires across the West as local officials warned they could not keep up with the spread of the flames.
NBC News · ByAlastair Jamieson · 8/21/2015
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For example, a study published earlier this month reviewed medical records over a two-month span of raging wildfires in Australia, noting a jump of 6.9 percent in cardiac arrests outside of hospitals. And it’s been …
Discovery Communications · 1 day ago
About 70 firefighters from Australia and New Zealand have arrived in Boise, Idaho, and are scheduled to receive protective gear Monday before heading out to fight fires burning in the West. The international firefighters are …
Newser · 8/24/2015
BOISE, Idaho — The mountainous conditions in the Pacific Northwest will be nothing new to the dozens of firefighters from Australia and New Zealand who have arrived to help battle the many blazes burning unchecked in the region. “We’re used to tall ...
The Press-Enterprise · 8/25/2015
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From a planning perspective, communities can treat fires like floods by looking at fire-frequency maps to determine the places where homes are most likely to burn, a policy followed in Australia. Homeowners can create …
Arkansas Online · 8/30/2015
Australian and New Zealand wildland firefighting experts are heading to the United States to assist with the deadly wildfires plaguing the drought-stricken Western states, according to a report. NBC news reported that the international contingent, which ...
Fire Engineering · 8/21/2015
wildfires
More than 70 firefighting experts from Australia and New Zealand will travel to the United States to help tackle deadly wildfires across the West as local officials warned they could not keep up with From Our News Partners
WSB-TV Atlanta · 8/21/2015
Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window) Firefighters flee as the Twisp River fire advanced unexpectedly …
WCBD News 2 · 8/21/2015