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  1. Manmade and Natural Disasters
    http://www.foxnews.com/world/2016/01/07/australian-wildfires-destroy-95-homes-in-single-township.html "PERTH, Australia – Wildfires blazing out of control in Western Australia state had destroyed around 95 homes in a single township and continued to threaten other communities, an official said...
  2. Manmade and Natural Disasters
    I have been watching footage of the blazes being fought in Northern California. I can't imagine a more terrifying natural disaster than widespread fire. Prayers for those in danger, and another sobering reminder that Mother Nature is a fickle creature...
  3. Manmade and Natural Disasters
    Over 9000 acres burned in 9 separate fires in San Diego today, including Carlsbad, San Marcos, Scripps Ranch and Lakeside/El Cajon. With the number of evacuations they called today, it reminds me to check to make sure I have all my key paperwork ready to go at the drop of a hat, and also to be...
  4. Manmade and Natural Disasters
    http://www.cnn.com/2013/01/07/world/asia/australia-heat-fires/ excessive heat has helped lead to 'catastrophic' wildfires / brushfires in Australia. *On Tuesday morning, more than 102 fires were burning throughout the state, with over 20 of those yet to be controlled, according to NSW Rural...
  5. Manmade and Natural Disasters
    http://http://weareaustin.com/fulltext/?nxd_id=176337http://http://austin.ynn.com/content/top_stories/280305/bastrop-county-complex-fire-spans-14-000-acres This afternoon fires brought out in all 13 counties near Austin, a smalle fire grow and took out over 300 homes at this time, there are...
  6. Manmade and Natural Disasters
    On Saturday June 18, 2011 the residents of Jasper Texas got the dreaded news, a wildfire has broken out in the Northern part of the county. Over the past couple of months Jasper county has been under a burn ban. But for some reason, people still continue to burn outdoors. A few weeks ago a...
  7. Urban Survival
    One of the things that most preppers forget is that once the SHTF develops, wildfires will be a frequent problem. In urban areas, whole blocks of buildings will burn to the ground when fires start to spread and nobody stops them. In rural areas, lightning strikes and other sources may cause...
  8. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Hey guys. IN case you missed it, we had a little thunderstorm here in California on Friday night / sunday morning. No rain, just a few little pecks of lightning that struck a few hundred fires in our county. Now we are down to 132 as the fires burn together, volunteer and community fire crews...
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