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Forest-thinning project saved homes but highlights obstacles

Lightning started a forest fire one August afternoon near this Oregon tourist town, and it was spreading fast. Residents in outlying areas evacuated as flames marched toward their homes. Just a few months earlier, the U.S. Forest Service and a group of locals representing environmental, logging and recreational interests arranged …

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Project saved homes from fires, but can it be duplicated?

Lightning started a forest fire one August afternoon near this Oregon tourist town, and it was spreading fast. Residents in outlying areas evacuated as flames marched toward their homes. Just a few months earlier, the U.S. Forest Service and a group of locals representing environmental, logging and recreational interests arranged …

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Three-alarm brush fire burning homes

SAN JOSE — A brush fire that was reported at 1:17 p.m. Sunday has spread to two homes in the East San Jose foothills, according to fire dispatchers. The fire is on Mt. Hamilton Road near Garcal Drive, south of Alum Rock Park. Stay up to date on breaking news …

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