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  • 600 acres burned in lightning-caused fire near Elgin

    Lightning sparks fire near Elgin

    Saturday, April 19 2014 11:34 PM EDT2014-04-20 03:34:14 GMT
    Firefighters are battling flames after a brief lightning storm near Elgin ignited several fires that combined into one on Saturday afternoon, according to Sonoita Fire Department PIO Katie Goodwin. Sonoita
    600 acres outside of Elgin have burned. Sonoita Fire Department is on the scene and more units are on their way.
  • UPDATE

    Progress: Brown Fire now 25 percent contained

    Progress: Brown Fire now 25 percent contained

    Friday, April 18 2014 5:09 PM EDT2014-04-18 21:09:36 GMT
    Brown Fire in ArizonaBrown Fire in Arizona
    The human-caused Brown Fire is burning northwest of Sierra Vista, said Heidi Schewel of the Coronado National Forest Fire Department.
    The human-caused Brown Fire is burning northwest of Sierra Vista, said Heidi Schewel of the Coronado National Forest Fire Department.
  • Residents near Brown Fire on edge, prepared to move

    Residents near Brown Fire on edge, prepared to move

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 12:50 AM EDT2014-04-16 04:50:37 GMT
    Winds are expected to kick up on Wednesday following a tough day on the fire lines as the Brown Fire continues to grow. Tonight people are on edge. It was standing room only at Tuesday night's briefing
    It was standing room only at Tuesday night's briefing as people living near the Brown Fire are hoping for the best, but preparing for the worst.
  • FloodsMore>>

  • Moselle home withstands Monday night storms

    Moselle home withstands Monday night storms

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 4:45 PM EDT2014-04-15 20:45:08 GMT
    A Moselle man is at risk of losing his home after last week's flooding. Bruce Frazier's home on Turtle Bluff Road was 15 feet from the Leaf River until what he described as an eddy hole washed away a
    A Moselle man is at risk of losing his home after last week's flooding.
  • Flood warning issued for much of Mid-Michigan

    Flood warning issued for much of Mid-Michigan

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 1:07 PM EDT2014-04-15 17:07:30 GMT
    Many Mid-Michigan waterways and streets are flooded after the weekend's strong storms. Several counties are now under flood watches. In Midland and Saginaw counties, the National Weather Service has issued
    Many Mid-Michigan waterways and streets are flooded after the weekend's strong storms.
  • Flooded roadways force residents to get around by boat

    Flooded roadways force residents to get around by boat

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 6:54 AM EDT2014-04-15 10:54:09 GMT
    Rain continues to cause the Pascagoula River to rise, pushing water onto roadways and underneath houses in the Cumbest Bluff Community.
    Rain continues to cause the Pascagoula River to rise, pushing water onto roadways and underneath houses in the Cumbest Bluff Community. The National Weather Service is predicting the river could rise another half of a foot by Wednesday.
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