brush fire


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brush fire

[′brəsh ‚fīr]
(forestry)
A fire involving growth that is heavier than grass but less than full tree size.
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Dozens of children were among more than 300 people evacuated from campgrounds early Saturday morning as firefighters battled brush fires burning in Southern California's drought-parched foothills, fire officials said.
Just as the Sterling brush fire was wrapping up, calls came in around 3 p.
The fear in the wilderness to the south and west of Santa Clarita is that a runaway brush fire could sweep through to the coast.
As a result, fire prevention and insurance experts at FM Global, one of the world's leading insurance organizations specializing in property loss protection, urgently recommend the following seven-step program to help property owners protect themselves effectively from brush fires - the only natural hazard most often caused by humans:
State Department of Fire Services statistics show that from 2008 to 2012, April has been the month most susceptible to brush fires - many from homeowners whose brush fires got out of control.
27510 Easy Acres Drive, Eugene, brush fire, no damage.
WIIS and the California Fire Safe Council have a free brochure about brush fire safety available by sending a self-addressed stamped envelope to "Fire Safe" c/o WIIS, 3530 Wilshire Blvd.
Firefighters said some homeowners were evacuated but that many Malibu residents, long accustomed to brush fires, remained to hose down their multimillion-dollar properties.
A brush fire off Carpenter Road in Northbridge was burning late last night, and had been for hours, police said.
From political upsets to brush fires, there was no shortage of important news coming out of Simi Valley and other parts of eastern Ventura County in 2006.
The brush fire, which was initially reported at 7:39 p.
Firefighters work to extinguish a brush fire in the hills near Interstate 5 in Valencia Saturday afternoon.