New Haven Emergency Crews Respond to Additional K2 Overdoses Around City Green Thursday; Total This Week …

  1. New Haven Emergency Crews Respond to Additional K2 Overdoses Around City Green Thursday; Total This Week …  NBC Connecticut
  2. New Haven mass overdose victim count more than doubles to 76  Business Insider
  3. ‘It is taking people out’: More than 70 people overdose on K2 in a single day in New Haven  Washington Post
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Crews battle growing wildfire near homes in California

  1. Crews battle growing wildfire near homes in California  Fox News
  2. ‘It feels like a war zone’: Lake Elsinore residents fight to save homes as Holy fire rages  Los Angeles Times
  3. Smoke Plumes Tower Over California  NASA/JPL Edu News (press release) (blog)
  4. Where There’s Fire, Trump Blows Smoke  New York Times
  5. California spends more than half of annual fire budget in 40 days, as big blazes continue to burn  CNBC
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Cal Fire mechanic dies near Carr fire, bringing death toll to 8 as crews battle blazes throughout California

  1. Cal Fire mechanic dies near Carr fire, bringing death toll to 8 as crews battle blazes throughout California  Los Angeles Times
  2. California Today: Amid Wildfires, Bad Air Becomes a Threat, Too  New York Times
  3. Here’s what happens when a fire is caused by arson  CNN
  4. Night-flying by fire agencies in California gains interest as state’s wildfire threat grows  CNBC
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Crews gain ground on monster California wildfire

Crews gain ground on monster California wildfireBy Dan Whitcomb LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Crews battling the largest wildfire in California’s history took advantage of milder overnight temperatures to gain considerable ground in containing the blaze on Wednesday, a day after officials said it would take until September to snuff it out. The Mendocino Complex fire, which has scorched an area of northern California almost the size of Los Angeles, was 47 percent contained on Wednesday morning, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection said, up from 34 percent a day earlier. Overnight temperatures for Wednesday and Thursday should drop to a low of 64 degrees Fahrenheit (18 Celsius) but highs were forecast to hit 98 degrees (37 Celsius) on Wednesday and 99 degrees on Thursday, said Jennifer Guenehner of the National Weather Service.


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Crews battle two new Northern California wildfires, as the deadly Carr and Ferguson fires continue to burn

  1. Crews battle two new Northern California wildfires, as the deadly Carr and Ferguson fires continue to burn  Los Angeles Times
  2. More than 1000 homes destroyed as Carr Fire rages on in California  USA TODAY
  3. Third Mendocino County wildfire latest to roar through Northern California  The Mercury News
  4. Lawsuit: Duck boat company ‘chose to value profits’ over safety of its passengers  Kansas City Star
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California wildfires: One dead as fire crews battle to contain blaze

California wildfires: One dead as fire crews battle to contain blazeLate on Thursday, firefighters found the body of a bulldozer operator who was hired privately to clear vegetation in the blaze’s path, CalFire spokesman Scott McLean said. Three firefighters and an unknown number of civilians suffered burns during the fire, but information on the extent of their injuries was not immediately known. Governor Jerry Brown declared states of emergency for the three largest fires, which will authorise the state to rally resources to local governments.


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Rescue crews search for missing in Greek wildfires; 79 dead

  1. Rescue crews search for missing in Greek wildfires; 79 dead  Washington Post
  2. Greece wildfires: Death toll rises to 79 after ‘biblical disaster’ as rescuers search charred homes  Telegraph.co.uk
  3. Wildfires kill at least 74 in Greece’s ‘Pompeii’  The Standard
  4. Greek wildfires: dry winter and strong winds led to tinderbox conditions  The Guardian
  5. In Greece, Wildfires Kill Dozens, Driving Some Into the Sea  New York Times
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