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2014-09-25 16:22:09

Utility Provides $5.5 Million to Local Fire Safe Councils SAN FRANCISCO, Sept.

2014-07-01 12:24:13

Safe Outdoor Equipment and Vehicle Use Key to Preventing Fires SAN FRANCISCO, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) and CAL FIRE today announced a partnership

2013-08-09 23:02:10

The fast-moving Silver Fire in Southern California continues to grow and threaten communities, reminding us of the importance of preparing for wildfire.

2013-07-31 23:37:12

As the US Wildfire Season seems to grow more intense each year, All Hands Fire Equipment is releasing wild fire prevention and safety tips for those in affected areas. Neptune,

2010-04-28 15:00:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- As the peak of wildfire season begins, homeowners across the state are urged to prepare and protect their property by creating 100 feet of clean, open - or defensible space - around their properties to help prevent the spreading of wildfires.

2008-07-21 12:00:44

By Jeremy Pawloski, The Olympian, Olympia, Wash. Jul. 21--The likelihood of a wildfire threatening homes in Thurston County is on the rise. In the past week, fuel-moisture levels -- the critical barometer used by firefighters to measure wildland fire risk -- dipped below 19 percent.

2008-07-08 21:00:15

By Ethan Schowalter-Hay, The Observer, La Grande, Ore. Jul. 8--As wildfire season returns to the forests and shrublands of Northeast Oregon, it's worth considering some of the preventative measures taken year-round by resource managers and residents.


Word of the Day
ultimo
  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
The word 'ultimo' comes from the Latin phrase 'ultimo mense', 'in the last month'.
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