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File photo of people running for high ground after a 7.0 earthquake struck the Chilean north coast on March 16, 2014.  (Aldo Solimano/AFP/Getty Images)

Magnitude 8.2 Quake Strikes Northern Chile

Coastal evacuations ordered because of an expected tsunami.

04/01/2014

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Oregon Fires Prompt Evacuations; 2 Percent Contained

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Erin Rightbower was not surprised to see the sheriff’s deputy pull up to the driveway with an evacuation notice. She was expecting him. The family had started gathering their belongings — […]

CBS Seattle–07/30/2013

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Arrest Made For Oregon Wildfire

Police have arrested a Central Oregon man accused of starting a wildfire that burned a Klamath County cabin and forced the temporary evacuation of about 120 homes.

CBS Seattle–07/24/2013

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Central Oregon Wildfire Causes 120 Home Evacuations

A new central Oregon wildfire that quickly grew to cover half a square mile has prompted the evacuation of about 120 homes in several subdivisions.

CBS Seattle–07/23/2013

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Post-Landslide Inspections Underway

Authorities Thursday assessed the damage and danger from a massive landslide on a scenic Washington state island as nervous residents waited for more detailed information about how safe the area is.

CBS Seattle–03/28/2013

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Washington Island Landslide Affects 34 Homes [Video]

Residents of a hillside overlooking scenic Puget Sound heard the thunder of a large landslide early Wednesday that knocked one home off its foundation, and isolated or threatened more than two dozen others on Whidbey Island, about 50 miles north of Seattle.

CBS Seattle–03/27/2013