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2014-05-16 09:15:09

Thousands of Southern California residents were forced to flee their homes and San Diego County remained under a state of emergency Thursday as wildfires continued to ravage the region, according to various media reports.

2014-05-14 20:21:51

George Saadian and his team at Fire Protection Group, Inc.

2014-04-29 08:27:45

National Wildfire Community Preparation Day is May 3, 2014 BLOOMINGTON, Ill., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wildfires are a serious threat to lives and property.

FEMA Launches Campaign To Prepare Americans For Natural Disasters
2014-04-29 07:54:27

A collaborative campaign has been launched to prepare Americans for natural disasters. The campaign – called “America’s PrepareAthon!” – encourages people around the country to practice preparedness now before the next disaster or national emergency strikes.

More Frequent, Bigger Wildfires Burning Western US
2014-04-18 12:26:10

Wildfires across the western United States have been getting bigger and more frequent over the last 30 years – a trend that could continue as climate change causes temperatures to rise and drought to become more severe in the coming decades, according to new research.

experimental fires
2014-04-15 03:02:29

Future simulations of climate in the Amazon suggest a longer dry season leading to more drought and fires.

2014-04-11 16:20:30

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania's statewide trout season begins on April 12, prompting the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources to urge anglers and

2014-03-31 16:27:57

WARREN, N.J., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As warmer weather approaches, the Chubb Group of Insurance Companies is encouraging homeowners to take steps now to help protect their homes from wildfires. A

2014-03-12 12:22:05

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the approach of spring and increased risk of forest and brush fires across the state, federal grants are now available to help


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Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.