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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 ...
The woman, with a history of drug and alcohol abuse, received 18 months in prison and mandatory substance abuse program. ...
The parents of twin 7-year-old boys told investigators their sons inadvertently ignited the blaze with the lighter ...
Keith Emerald acknowledged setting a campfire that got out of control; he is also charged with lying to a federal agent ...
Smokey Bear was created in 1944 because of fears that America's enemies would set forest fires while most U.S. firefighters were in battle overseas ...
But, neither federal nor Idaho fire officials require contractors to meet fitness requirements. ...
The forecast for Monday and Tuesday calls for lighter winds and temperatures ...
Despite their fast-shrinking numbers many believe live fire spotters are an integral part of firefighting. ...
About 1,000 firefighters were fighting blazes around the state; the cause of the fire is under investigation ...