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2011-10-15 07:00:00

Ever looked out the windshield on the way to work wondering, âœWhere the heck did THOSE storm clouds from?â Donât be the last guy on your block still doing that. FireWhat Inc. has your weather woes covered. Dunsmuir, CA (PRWEB) October 15, 2011 21st century satellite imagery and constantly updated local weather in one place? How come no one has done this before?! FireWhat Inc., a Dunsmuir, CA start-up, has created the definitive weather...

2011-10-13 07:00:00

FireWhat Inc. wearing pink in support of breast cancer awareness at one of the largest firefighting industry trade shows in the West Dunsmuir, CA (PRWEB) October 13, 2011 FireWhat Inc., a Dunsmuir, CA company in business to bring technology to the forefront of the firefighting industry, will be attending this yearâs Reno Fire Show. The show will host dozens of manufacturers and vendors from around the country, all presenting the latest and greatest firefighting equipment and...

2011-09-23 12:00:00

Dr. Mamie A. Parker, former US Fish and Wildlife Service Assistant Director of Fisheries and Habitat Conservation and former Northeast Regional Director has joined the Marstel-Day Advisory Council. Fredericksburg, VA (PRWEB) September 23, 2011 Marstel-Day, an innovative environmental consulting and conservation company, is very pleased to welcome Dr. Mamie A. Parker, the former Assistant Director of Fisheries and Habitat Conservation and former Northeast Regional Director for the U.S. Fish...

2011-09-22 07:00:00

With over 25,000 injured in fires each year and an estimated $8.6 billion annually in property damage, wildfire safety and preparedness can save residents located in vulnerable areas not only their homes, but very possibly their lives. The following safety tips are a must-read for those residing in wildfire prone areas. Neptune, NJ (PRWEB) September 22, 2011 According to FEMA over 4,000 Americans die and over 25,000 are injured in fires each year. Property loss as a result of wildfires is...

Historical Link Between Humans, Fire Investigated
2011-09-15 11:59:21

  Mankind's relationship with fire, and the ways people have historically used and managed these flames, are among the topics covered by a team of international researchers in a new study, published in Wednesday's edition of the Journal of Biogeography. According to the National Science Foundation (NSF), "Fires have continuously occurred on Earth for at least the last 400 million years. But since the 1970s, the frequency of wildfires has increased at least four-fold, and the total...

2011-09-09 09:25:00

The up-coming launch of the FireWhat Wildland iOS App will make critical pre-arrival information available to the nationâs firefighters. Dunsmuir, CA (PRWEB) September 09, 2011 As the late months of summer heat up, the gloom of Fire Season is on the minds of many living in the Wildland Urban Interface areas of the United States. Firefighters have prepared all season for these types of events, and now, as recent fires in Texas have shown, Fire Season is upon us. Throughout the...

26,000 Acres Added To Petrified Forest National Park
2011-09-09 12:06:39

  The U.S. government announced on Thursday it has decided to add 26,000 acres to the National Park Service's Petrified Forest National Park. Congress expanded the boundaries of the park in 2004 from 93,500 acres to about 218,500 acres but did not immediately appropriate any money to buy the private inholdings. “The National Park Service and The Conservation Fund announced today the conservation of approximately 26,000 acres in northeast Arizona full of significant...


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