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With Rising Temperatures, Inland Empire Residents Worry About Brush Fire Threat

With last summer’s brush fires fresh in memory, residents in the Inland Empire are worried about a repeat in 2014, due to rising Spring temperatures.

04/08/2014

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‘Tinderbox’ Conditions Put CAL FIRE Crews On 24-Hour Standby

Fire crews at stations throughout the Inland Empire will go on 24-hour stand-by mode Monday after rain totals in the region have done little to combat drought conditions.

03/31/2014

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Riverside Brush Fire Burns Several Acres Near Boy Scout Camp

The fire was reported at 2:30 p.m. at Mission Inn Avenue and Scout Lane, near a Boy Scout camp adjacent to the Santa Ana River bed.

03/19/2014

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Committee Approves $15M To 2 Girls Whose Father Was Killed By Cal Fire Truck

A state legislative committee has agreed to pay $15 million to two Southern California girls whose father was killed in a collision with a Cal Fire truck.

08/18/2013

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Local Emergency Declared As Silver Fire Spreads To 14K Acres, 20 Percent Contained

Authorities Thursday declared a local emergency and issued new evacuation orders as a fast-moving wildfire near Banning grew to 14,000 acres and was 20 percent contained as of Thursday evening.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/08/2013

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Firefighter Struck And Killed Responding To Accident On 10 Fwy

A firefighter was fatally injured Friday after being struck by a car at the scene of a traffic collision on the 10 Freeway, officials said.

CBS Los Angeles–07/05/2013

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350-Acre Brush Fire In San Bernardino County Damages Home

Firefighters Friday made progress on a 350-acre brush fire in San Bernardino County amid near triple-digit temperatures.

06/28/2013

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Hathaway Fire In Riverside County Grows To 1,500 Acres

A wildland fire that broke out Sunday in the Morongo Reservation area of Riverside County has scorched about 1,500 acres, according to fire officials.

06/09/2013

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At Least 1 Home Destroyed, Evacuations Ordered In Nearly 3,000-Acre Summit Fire

A fast-moving, wind-driven brush fire Wednesday destroyed at least one home and prompted evacuations in Banning.

05/01/2013

Cal Fire firefighters battle the Crown Fire, which continues to burn on July 30, 2010 in the hills above Palmdale, California. The 8,000-acre Crown Fire is approximately five percent contained. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Cal Fire Increases Staff In Anticipation Of Hazardous Fire Season

As Summer quickly approaches the moderately dry region of Southern California, Cal Fire began its annual increase of staff in Riverside, San Bernardino, and San Diego counties Monday.

04/15/2013

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Lion Attacks, Kills Intern At Private Wild Animal Sanctuary Near Fresno

A lion killed a volunteer intern at a private wild animal sanctuary near Fresno on Wednesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/06/2013

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Local Firefighters Inspire Women Battling Cancer

A local group of active and retired firefighters are trading in their standard yellow uniforms for pink ones in October.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/02/2012

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Cal Fire Debuts Plane-Mounted Infrared Camera To ‘See’ Through Smoke

Firefighters in Southern California now have an “eye in the sky” to help them battle wildfires.

09/19/2012

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Al Qaeda ‘Fire Bomb’ Fails Cal Fire’s Test

Al Qaeda magazine gave step-by-step instructions on how to build and use a “fire bomb,” which CAL FIRE and the California Threat Assessment Center put to the test.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/17/2012

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Riverside County Horse Badly Injured By Discarded Razor Wire [Note: Graphic Image]

Riverside County Animal Control Officers responded to a Sunday morning call about a horse tangled in razor wire in the Mead Valley area, just southeast of the city of Riverside, according to officials.

02/19/2012

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