Latest Wildland fire suppression Stories

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,

2011-08-04 09:00:00


2011-08-03 19:31:30

Gram for gram, novel carbon nanofiber-filled coatings devised by researchers from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and Texas A&M University outperformed conventional flame retardants used in the polyurethane foam of upholstered furniture and mattresses by at least 160 percent and perhaps by as much as 1,130 percent.

2011-07-19 15:30:17

A new Baylor University study has found that some bird species in the desert southwest are less affected, and in some cases positively influenced, by widespread fire through their habitat.

2011-07-19 10:30:00

RENO, Nev., July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Potash America, Inc. (OTCBB: PTAM), (the "Company") is pleased to announce the association of Washington D.C. Attorney and Mineral Resource Development expert Peter J. Schaumberg. He will join the Potash America, Inc. Advisory Board. Peter J.

2011-07-14 10:00:00

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- FireScope Inc., the leader in aligning customers' technology performance to their business and customer experiences, today announced that Jeff Smith, CEO of Suncorp Business Services(SUN:AU) has joined its Board of Directors. Jeff Smith is recognized as a thought leader and innovator and has been awarded CIO of the year twice since 2003, once by the press and once by his peers.

2011-07-02 00:00:32

Founded by an MIT grad and two professional California firefighters, FireWhat Inc. provides critical tools and necessary training materials to the emergency service industries.

2011-07-01 09:32:36

As homes and cities expand closer to forests and wildlands across the American West, increasing wildfire threats have created an unlikely new phenomena – confidence in government.

Word of the Day
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.