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WUI conference speaker gives tips on how firefighters can prepare and conduct home assessments to protect residents properties from wildland fires and to become a more ...
The technology will help emergency managers plan evacuations and know where to concentrate firefighting efforts ...
Researchers suggested that firefighters be retrained to handle megafires like the 2012 Waldo Canyon fire ...
Officials said they have proceeded cautiously in spending the prevention fee money, because they weren't sure how much money the charge would bring in ...
The agency has already reallocated $450 million this year, pushing the total expense of firefighting and prevention to more than half of the Forest Service's $5.1 billion annual ...
Professor of environmental analysis looks at climate change, how firefighters' jobs should change and what the wildland-urban interface should look like ...
Some say the model is outdated and doesn't account for the turbulent weather created by the fire itself, which includes winds not foreseen in forecasts ...
Nearly 2,000 firefighters are battling the blaze and more are coming into the area. ...
They're working on a computer mapping system that will allow officials to see which areas face the highest risk as weather conditions change and target prevention efforts ...
The proclamation allows officials to quickly activate the National Guard; the governor urged people to limit or forgo fireworks. ...
The projects are part of a new Interior Department program uniting federal agencies, tribes, states and groups to create fire-resilient landscapes. ...
The author saw Smokey in a D.C. zoo as a teenager; she's published a U.S. Forest Service-sanctioned book from Smokey's perspective. ...
Four firefighters were injured battling the wind-driven fire, but the injuries were minor ...
Wildland fire expert will explore ways of selecting proper levels of engagement to increase firefighter safety and set up resources for success. ...
Interior Secretary Sally Jewell issued an order seeking a science-based approach that safeguards the greater sage grouse ...
With another severe fire season predicted this year, the meeting was an effort to look for solutions that will help prevent a repeat of last summer ...
Nearly 8,000 firefighters are currently battling the King Fire that has burned 145 square miles and stretched into Nevada ...
A red flag warning of very high fire danger has been issued and could bring even greater gusts ...
More than 5,000 firefighters managed to increase containment of the fire from 10 to 17 percent ...
The flames have damaged or destroyed nearly two dozen structures, with several homes turning to ash and smoldering embers ...



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