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Navy assists Canadian ship after fire

Her Majesty’s Canada Ship Protecteur prepares to dock at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam

“There were roughly 298 people on board,” said Cmdr. Alan Harrigan, Royal Canadian Navy Maritime Forces Pacific Headquarters Personnel Coordination Centre Pacific officer in charge. “[Protecteur’s] primary job is to provide fleet support, oil and ammunition for ships underway. She was actually out here providing support to the U.S. Navy for the last several weeks.”

Colorado fights wildfires

Black Forest Fire at 9:45 MDT on June 12, 2013.

The Black Forest Fire is north of Colorado Springs, and due east of the Air Force Academy. This is other side of I 25 from Waldo Canyon fire 2012. Last night’s estimates from the El Paso County sheriff is estimated at 8000 acres. Mandatory evacuation area about 24,000 acres, involving 5469 people & 1966 homes.

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