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2010-09-22 13:15:00

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., Sept.

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2010-09-09 06:35:00

In the midst of a difficult fire season in many parts of the world, the United Nations' (UN) Food and Agriculture Organization has launched a new online fire detection system that will help firefighters and natural hazards managers improve response time and resource management.

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2010-08-26 22:13:21

A scientist has discovered that changes in the frequency of occurrence and intensity of wildfires has substantial consequences for a variety of important problems including atmospheric change.

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.


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