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What’s behind the renewed tensions between Serbia and Kosovo?

Al Jazeera 04 Aug 2022
Tension has flared between Kosovo’s ethnic Serbs and the government in Pristina – a worrying development 14 years after Kosovo declared independence from Serbia ... Trucks, tankers and other heavy transport vehicles were parked on roads blocking the Jarinje and Brnjak border crossings ... What’s behind the latest violence? ... Has the tension ended? ... .
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Fish Fire explodes amid strong winds

Black Hills Pioneer 03 Aug 2022
SUNDANCE, Wyo., — The Fish Fire, burning south of Sundance, Wyo., made a massive run Monday night fanned by hot winds ... Fire crews are currently conducting structure protection ... Currently about 250 firefighters, three helicopters – including a heavy Type 1 helicopter, single-engine air tankers, and a large Type 1 air tanker are assigned to the fire.
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Number of firefighters at Watching Creek more than doubles, with more en route (Kamloops)

Castanet 03 Aug 2022
Heavy equipment is being used to build guards on the north side of the fire “where terrain allows.” ... Twenty firefighters are on the ground battling the blaze, the agency said, with six helicopters and 10 pieces of heavy equipment providing support.
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Cooler weather should mean reduced fire activity at Watching Creek (Kamloops)

Castanet 03 Aug 2022
Twenty firefighters are on the ground battling the blaze, the agency said, with six helicopters and 10 pieces of heavy equipment providing support. Skimmers and air tankers hit the fire from the air on Tuesday, and the plan calls for more of the same on Wednesday.
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Firefighters at Keremeos Creek wildfire conducting small-scale ignitions along Hwy 3A

Castanet 03 Aug 2022
"Much of the wildfire is located in terrain that is inoperable for air tanker and heavy machinery support; however, the fire has moved into an area to the west that is accessible to be worked using heavy equipment. Heavy equipment is being used to build line in Sheep Creek, protecting values.".
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Wildfire closes Highway 395 North in E. Oregon

Capital Press 02 Aug 2022
MT. VERNON, Ore ... Monday, Aug. 1 ... Vernon ... Miller said the blaze — which is zero percent contained — has been assigned two 20-person crews with six engines, one single-engine air tanker, plus two additional heavy air tankers and a helitack crew ... Sign up for our Top Stories newsletter ... ....
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Beech Creek Fire closes Highway 395 North between Mt. Vernon and Long Creek

Capital Press 02 Aug 2022
MT. VERNON, Ore ... Monday, Aug. 1 ... Vernon ... Miller said the blaze — which is zero percent contained — has been assigned two 20-person crews with six engines, one single-engine air tanker, plus two additional heavy air tankers and a helitack crew ... Sign up for our Top Stories newsletter ... ....
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Cooler weather this week to aid fire fight at Keremeos Creek wildfire

Castanet 02 Aug 2022
"Much of the wildfire is located in terrain that is inoperable for air tanker and heavy machinery support; however, the fire has moved into an area to the west that is accessible to be worked using heavy equipment. Heavy equipment is being used to build line in Sheep Creek, protecting values.".
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Keremeos Creek wildfire moves closer to Highway 3A, crews building control line

Castanet 02 Aug 2022
"Much of the wildfire is located in terrain that is inoperable for air tanker and heavy machinery support; however, the fire has moved into an area to the west that is accessible to be worked using heavy equipment. Heavy equipment is being used to build line in Sheep Creek, protecting values.".
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Keremeos Creek wildfire now more than 2,200 hectares with more than 760 properties on evacuation ...

Castanet 02 Aug 2022
"Much of the wildfire is located in terrain that is inoperable for air tanker and heavy machinery support; however, the fire has moved into an area to the west that is accessible to be worked using heavy equipment ... to be worked using heavy equipment,” BCWS said.
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Keremeos Creek wildfire forces closure of Highway 3A, crews building control line

Castanet 02 Aug 2022
"Much of the wildfire is located in terrain that is inoperable for air tanker and heavy machinery support; however, the fire has moved into an area to the west that is accessible to be worked using heavy equipment. Heavy equipment is being used to build line in Sheep Creek, protecting values.".
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Keremeos Creek wildfire now at 2,790 hectares, all registered evacuees find beds for the night

Castanet 02 Aug 2022
"Much of the wildfire is located in terrain that is inoperable for air tanker and heavy machinery support; however, the fire has moved into an area to the west that is accessible to be worked using heavy equipment ... to be worked using heavy equipment,” BCWS said.
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Keremeos Creek wildfire forces closure of Highway 3A, crews getting more aggressive with attacks

Castanet 02 Aug 2022
"Much of the wildfire is located in terrain that is inoperable for air tanker and heavy machinery support; however, the fire has moved into an area to the west that is accessible to be worked using heavy equipment. Heavy equipment is being used to build line in Sheep Creek, protecting values.".
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B.C. WILDFIRES: Keremeos Creek fire grows in size but sees minimal growth overnight

Canoe 01 Aug 2022
Story continues below ... B.C. WILDFIRES ... But it says poor visibility presents challenges for aerial resources, and it says the wildfire is in terrain that neither air tankers nor heavy machinery can operate in ... Air tanker and heavy machinery support resources are on standby “as the incident evolves,” the Wildfire Service notes in its Sunday update ... B.C ... .
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Snowmaking guns at Apex Mountain Resort ready to fight wildfire if needed

Castanet 01 Aug 2022
BCWS said the wildfire, burning southeast of Apex Mountain, has been largely located in terrain inoperable for air tanker and heavy machinery support ... The fire was mapped Saturday evening at 437 hectares in size and is burning in terrain inoperable for heavy equipment or air tankers.

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