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Latest Wildland fire suppression Stories

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

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 in a new study.

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 nation’s firefighters. Dunsmuir, CA (PRWEB)

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.

Tree Rings Provide Information About Past Forest Fires
2011-09-08 04:39:30

A researcher from Texas A&M University had published research showing how tree rings can provide clues to events such as forest fires, some of which might date back hundreds of years.

2011-09-07 11:09:57

A U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) aerial photography survey of 38,000 wildfire-burned acres in Idaho provided what is believed to be the first evidence that the invasive leafy spurge weed is displacing seedlings of native mountain big sagebrush.

2011-09-06 19:35:00

As the state of Texas is overcome by countless wild fires, start-up company FireWhat Inc posts critical fire information to assist first responders in protecting the community. Dunsmuir,


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