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National Weather Service Issues Red Flag Warning and Winter Storm Watch

The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for Saturday night and a Winter Storm Watch for Sunday into Monday. A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions are in play. In this circumstance, gusty winds and low humidity for north-central Maryland could contribute to extreme fire behavior. The warning is […]

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HOT SHOTS: Brush Fire Near Holiday Point Marina Burns Mostly Brush

A Sunday afternoon brush fire in the marsh adjacent to Holiday Point Marina caused little damage to property, but burned a good portion of the marshland near Winding Road in Selby-on-the-Bay on the Mayo peninsula. The heat from the flames melted two plastic boat covers, blistered the paint job on a couple of sailboats, burned […]

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Steady Winds, Dry Conditions Make County Ripe for Brush Fires

From Anne Arundel County Fire Department spokesman Chief Michael Cox: For a third consecutive day, the National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a “Red Flag Warning” for our area.  A “Red Flag Warning” is a forecast issued by the NWS to inform area firefighting and land management agencies that conditions are ideal for Brush/Wildland fire […]

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