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Blue Cut Fire in Cajon Pass Triggers Emergency Evacuation, Latest Update Issued

‚ÄčThe Bluecut Fire started in the US on Tuesday at 10:36 AM local time in the Cajon Pass near Kenwood Ave. west of Interstate 15, said a latest update issued by officials. It said the Forest Service is in Unified Command with CAL FIRE, San Bernardino County Fire, San Bernardino County Sheriffs Department, and the California Highway Patrol. The fire ...

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NOAA: Natural disasters alone caused a loss of $35 billion so far in 2011

Now that North Carolina has begun assessing the loss left behind by Hurricane Irene, a look at how natural disasters devastated the United States economy reveals $750 billion in losses to the nation in the last 31 years. The U.S. has sustained 108 weather-related disasters since 1980 with the total normalized losses  exceeding $750 billion, adjusted to 2011 figures using ...

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