November 7, 2017
Air Force Photo by: Master Sgt. Jeremy Lock, Public Domain

Do You Have What It Takes to Fight Wildfires?

The images splashed across newspapers, TVs and computer screens are compelling. Sooty-faced heroes ...
October 16, 2017
Creative Commons Image by Malcolm Carlaw,

Wine Country Wildfires Kill at Least 40, Hundreds Missing

“It was an inferno like you’ve never seen before. Trees were on fire like torches..."
September 6, 2017
Pixabay Image

Western Wildfires Fanned by Frenzied Winds

As red-hot flames from western wildfires consumed the Verdugo Mountains, residents of Burbank, Calif, stopped to watch ...
September 5, 2017
FEMA Photo, Public Domain

Florida Wildfires: Are the Everglades Really Dry Enough to Burn?

We typically think of the Everglades as a watery wilderness. How then can they ever be dry enough to burn?
August 1, 2017
FEMA Photo, Public Domain

Evacuating With Pets: Your Pet Emergency Evacuation Plan

Sarah Gustafson was getting her tires changed on the Santa Barbara side of Santa Ynez Mountains when she noticed ...
July 4, 2017
Creative Commons Image by CSIRO,

Who’s to Blame for Death Toll in Portugal Wildfire?

“I had no option but to keep driving into the fire.” That’s how survivor Gareth Roberts explains his harrowing ordeal in the ...