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To prepare for the 2024 hurricane and wildfire seasons, the Un-carrier has ramped up its disaster preparedness efforts with more network hardening, new response vehicles, additional deployed 2.5GHz spectrum and a new community support program
Dozens of off-duty Frisco firefighters have been working to take care of each other and neighbors after the EF-3 tornado hit their neighborhood
Weekend storms caused destruction, power outages across Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Kentucky
Adair County Health System had set up a triage center at the Greenfield high school after much of town was destroyed
Partnership provides resources to collect aerial imagery of storm-damaged areas
Officials report multiple injuries and damage in Portage and Kalamazoo
Veterinarians play a vital role in emergency situations, not only caring for the K-9 officers, but also tending to pets affected by disaster
The Proctorville Volunteer Fire Department firehouse sustained major damage from a derecho event
LAFD firefighters used pumps to remove water from a swimming pool to remove additional weight and stress from the hillside
Firefighters describe their actions 30 years ago during the earthquake that claimed 72 lives
Floodwaters surrounded a burning home in Lincoln Park as firefighters tried extinguish the blaze
Major responses, award and honors, conflicts overseas, devastating wildfires and e-Bike blazes made headlines
Four adults and two children were killed in severe storms that hit in Montgomery County and north of Nashville
Costa Mesa firefighters, Project Independence members gave disaster preparedness training to adults living with intellectual disabilities
A California fire department and utility company devised the exercise to underscore National Preparedness Month messaging to plan for disasters
Flooding washed out the bridge serving as the only road access for some Leominster residents
Officials in Leominster said residents near a dam should “immediately evacuate” as a precaution
Lessons learned from past storms and preparations for Hurricane Hilary played a part in having zero fatalities
Only 115 bodies have been recovered in the wildfire and fewer than half of have been identified
A social media roundup of how some fire departments took action as Hurricane Idalia made landfall
Idalia made landfall as a Category 3 hurricane with maximum sustained winds near 125 mph
The Category 3 storm struck an area still dealing with damage from Hurricane Ian last year
Idalia is expected to make landfall Wednesday bringing storm surge and flooding
Pressure is on the dogs and handlers to find the remains of victims and provide closure
President Joe Biden met with officials and first responders in the aftermath of a wildfire that killed at least 115 people
Crews worked to clear mud, dig roads and deal with flooding from Tropical Storm Hilary
Preparation and early warning are critical, but there’s no guarantee we can match Mother Nature’s forces
Yellowknife residents were given a noon deadline to leave the city as the fire grew six times larger overnight