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2013-06-06 23:23:54

Flash fires can spring up unexpectedly and cause damage and injury. A water and fire restoration provider explains the phenomena and how it should be handled. Cleveland OH (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 Restoration Local, one of the leading providers of water and fire restoration services in the US, is offering tips to property owners on the dangers associated with flash fires. Any sort of fire can be dangerous unless properly contained, but flash fires are especially hazardous due to their...

Tres Lagunas And Thompson Ridge Fires Continue To Burn In New Mexico
2013-06-06 12:39:54

NASA The Tres Lagunas Fire From the Inciweb: "Over the next few days, residents living in Gallinas Canyon and other areas east of the fire may see an increase in smoke in the late afternoon or early evening coming from the east side of the fire. This will be due to a burnout operation that may occur in the next few days east of Cow Creek and west of Forest Road 92, just east of the cluster of small spots of fire in that area in the old Viveash fire scar. Downed logs and debris from that...

2013-05-22 23:24:02

CampingSurvival.com has announced the release of Solo Scientific's latest wilderness survival invention, the Tinder Hot Box Solar Fire Starter. This brand new product has both a tinder storage box that can start a fire, as well as a signal mirror inside the cover, enabling it to also be used as signaling device. Fulton, NY (PRWEB) May 22, 2013 CampingSurvival.com has announced the release of Solo Scientific's latest wilderness survival invention, the Tinder Hot Box Solar Fire Starter. This...

Wildfire Climate Interactions Pose Long Term Problems
2013-05-22 10:46:39

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The US Forest Service voiced its concern on Tuesday over the atmospheric effects of wildfire emissions on climate change, saying the issue is of great importance to scientists and policymakers alike. The warnings are particularly important given recent projections of an average 50-percent increase in wildfires across the US — and over 100 percent in some areas of the West — by 2050, the Service said. The agency...

2013-05-16 23:31:14

Electrical fires pose hazards not found with regular fires. A restoration provider offers tips on dealing with these unusual and dangerous blazes. Cleveland OH (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 Restoration Local, one of the leading providers of water damage and fire restoration services in the United States, is offering tips on handling the threat posed by electrical fires. These fires are extremely dangerous and in many cases the normal methods for extinguishing a blaze may only serve to aggravate the...

Satellites See Potential Wildfire Threats In SoCal
2013-05-14 08:26:11

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online An ongoing project using NASA and Indian satellite data has identified two factors that are creating a potentially volatile Southern California wildfire season. Scientists from NASA´s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) and Chapman University have tracked the relationship between rainfall and the growth and drying-out of vegetation in recent months, during what has been an abnormally dry year. The data shows that the...


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2010-09-27 17:09:09

A Bunsen burner produces a single open gas flame; it is commonly found in labs - used for heating, sterilization, and combustion. Robert Bunsen, in 1852, was hired at the University of Heidelberg and promised a new laboratory building. Heidelberg had just started installing coal-gas street lighting which provided light but not necessarily heat. Laboratory lamps, at the time, left much to be desired regarding economy and simplicity. The desire was to maximize the temperature and minimize...

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Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.