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Wildfires

Prescott, Arizona, memorial for firefighters (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Connecticut Wildfire Crew Ready To Be Sent West

The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental protection says it has a crew ready to be dispatched to help fight western wildfires if needed.

07/01/2013

(Credit:Betsy Blaney/AP Photo)

State Firefighters Head West

A team of Connecticut firefighters is leaving this afternoon for Texas, to help battle wildfires there.

03/14/2011