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RELEASE DATE: Sep 14, 2022


Banner County, Neb.  —  Erratic winds and a temperature inversion trapping smoke near the ground, are some of the obstacles facing firefighters in the 3,700-acre Smokey Fire in Western...


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RELEASE DATE: Sep 06, 2022


The August Beacon has been posted.


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RELEASE DATE: Aug 08, 2022


Nathan Flowers, Gering Fire Department fire chief reported, the Carter Canyon Fire southwest of Gering was 100% contained as of Aug. 8. "Interior pockets will continue to burn until...


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RELEASE DATE: Aug 03, 2022


Crews are scaling back operations on the Carter Canyon Fire as aerial observations show containment to be at 85 percent, with the fire’s footprint remaining at 15,630 acres. ...


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RELEASE DATE: Aug 02, 2022


Crews are continuing to monitor shifting winds and fluid weather conditions as they work to contain the Carter Canyon Fire’s perimeter and patrol the interior for hot spots. As of 5:00 pm...


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RELEASE DATE: Aug 01, 2022


A large wildfire south of Gering has destroyed three homes and damaged several others as it continues to spread through the dry vegetation in Nebraska’s Wildcat Hills. As of this afternoon,...


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Wildfire in Banner County Burns About 4,000 Acres - Aug 28, 2020
Nebraska Joint Information Center Update - Jun 16, 2020
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