Forecasters say wildfire threat growing for western states
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The National Interagency Fire Center uk canada goose outlet in Boise, canada goose factory sale Idaho, said Tuesday that the cheap canada goose uk C 130s are expected to be ready for firefighting buy canada goose jacket missions on Wednesday.
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The C 130s can be mobilized when the civilian tanker fleet is stretched thin.
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Officials are reporting 60 percent containment of an 8 square mile wildfire sparked by lightning on a mountain in northwest Nevada.
There have been no injuries and no structures are immediately canada goose uk black friday threatened by the fire in the Poodle Mountain area, about 100 miles north of Reno.
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Fire commander Glen Uhlig says about 415 firefighters are working in hot, dry conditions to prevent canada goose store the fire from crossing State Route 447, near Squaw Creek Reservoir.
They were aided by air tankers and helicopters.
In eastern Nevada, officials canada goose coats are reporting 80 percent containment of Canada Goose online a 1.3 square mile wildfire on public rangeland about 95 miles northeast of Las Vegas.
The fire started Sunday and has burned 5.7 square miles in Bitterroot National Forest.
Residents were allowed back into the burned area Monday evening, but the area was closed again Tuesday and the evacuation zone expanded because high winds and low humidity were forecast arconserve .
The blaze that Canada Goose sale broke out July 22 has destroyed 57 homes and is threatening 2,000 additional structures. It was less than 18 Canada Goose Outlet percent contained Tuesday online website .
A fire official says the deadly wildfire was started by an illegal camp fire.
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McClain says officials are still trying to determine who started the campfire and are asking for information from campers who were in the area before the massive blaze spread.
A bulldozer operator working the fire lines was killed last week in a rollover accident in steep, forested ridges.
Firefighters on Monday got help from a spike in humidity and lower temperatures, canada goose black friday sale and they are hopeful for more of the same Tuesday.
Officials say more than 5,400 firefighters from across California are fighting the fire in steep terrain that is considered some of the most extreme in the United canada goose coats on sale States.
All California State Parks from Point Lobos State Natural Reserve through Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park are closed until further notice. Full containment is not expected until Aug. 31.
Some say the helicopters canada goose clearance sale and planes flying high above the Goose Fire near Prather are like guardian angels, protecting people and homes from destruction, CBS affiliate KGPE reported.
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