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Voluntary Evacuation Alert For Wyo. Wildfire
GUERNSEY, Wyo. (AP) — Residents of Hartville have been placed on alert for possible evacuation as firefighters continue to make progress battling a wildfire at Guernsey State Park in southeast Wyoming. Authorities say the fire is about 20 percent contained after scorching about four square mi…
Gas Well Failure Prompts Evacuation Near Douglas
GLENROCK, Wyo. (AP) — Several dozen residents near Douglas have evacuated because of a problem at a natural gas well. The Associated Press  reported that large amounts of gas were coming out of the ground on Tuesday night but it wasn’t immediately clear what happened. The owner of…
Wildfires On Blackfeet Res. Forces Evacuations
BROWNING, Mont. (AP) — Gusty winds fueled major grass fires on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation in northwestern Montana Wednesday night and forced evacuations, officials said. One fire started southeast of Browning just after 5 p.m. and burned about eight miles east to the community of Blackf…
Wildfires Burn in 12 States; 11,000 Evacuated
As the largest wildfire in Arizona state history continued to burn in the eastern central part of the state on Wednesday, firefighters in 11 other states were busy battling blazes. Over 10,000 firefighters were working to contain 53 large wildfires, with more than 7,000 working in Arizona and New Me…