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Latest Wildland fire suppression Stories

2010-08-26 13:48:30

A study conducted by U.S. Forest Service and University of Washington (UW) scientists has found that fuel treatments—even of only a few acres—can reduce fire severity and protect older trees desirable for their timber, wildlife, and carbon-storage value.

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2010-07-26 10:15:48

Wildfires can be deadly, as well as causing millions of dollars worth of damage to homes, businesses and natural resources.

2010-07-21 23:20:32

A study by USDA Forest Service Southern Research Station (SRS) scientists and research partners suggests that wildfire prevention education in Florida pays for itself several times over by saving millions of dollars in fire-fighting costs and reducing damages from human-caused fires.

2010-07-14 09:00:00

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- FireScope, Inc., (http://www.firescope.com), the leading innovator of IT Service Management solutions, today announced that Gary Staley has joined FireScope to lead its sales organization and to expand on the organization's 300% growth in license revenue for its latest fiscal year.

2010-06-23 10:00:00

DALLAS, June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- FireScope, the leading innovator of IT Service Management solutions, today announce the availability of FireScope Dash, a powerful monitoring solution that delivers more features for less cost than comparable offerings from SolarWinds, IPSwitch and others.

2010-06-15 05:00:00

FOX ISLAND, Wash., June 15( )/PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Black Hawk Exploration, Inc.

2010-06-01 16:37:00

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to reach often overlooked stakeholders from the building industry, Brandguard Vents along with Hayward Lumber Santa Barbara have teamed up to sponsor an event on June 3rd that will bring together local contractors, builders, fire officials from Santa Barbara City, homeowners, HOA's, members of local Firesafe Councils, insurance professionals, and local architects.

2010-04-28 15:00:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- As the peak of wildfire season begins, homeowners across the state are urged to prepare and protect their property by creating 100 feet of clean, open - or defensible space - around their properties to help prevent the spreading of wildfires.

2010-04-21 06:00:00

BOULDER CITY, Nev., April 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amerityre Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: AMTY)--Amerityre, a leading manufacturer of polyurethane flat proof tires, today announced it has begun shipping its Amerifoam G45 fire retardant packaging foam to a large aeronautical company for use in manufacturing plants.

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2010-04-06 13:25:19

A new study reconstructing thousands of years of fire history in the southern Appalachians supports the use of prescribed fire, or controlled burns, as a tool to reduce the risk of wildfires, restore and maintain forest health and protect rare ecological communities in the region's forests.


Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.