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Friday, August 08, 2014


United States

(1) As Smokey Bear's birthday approaches, a retrospective on his 70 years of service is provided by our first article today
70 Years of Smokey: The Story of America's Firefighting Bear


(2) A bow hunter has been accused of starting the 400 sq mile Rim Fire last year which went on to destroy 11 homes and cost more than $125 million to suppress
Man charged in 2013 Rim Fire, one of CA’s biggest wildfires

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