December 4, 2019
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Fire Safety Tips for the Most Dangerous Time of the Year

"I am absolutely traumatized and still can’t believe what has happened. My children ask me, 'Will Santa still visit us?'"...
November 6, 2019
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Kincade Fire, Getty Fire Hammer Both Ends of California

California Gov. Gavin Newsom has declared a state of emergency as wildfires rage at both ends of the state. More than a dozen wildfires are currently burning...
October 18, 2019
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Lights Out: Millions Affected by California Power Shut-Offs

“This is not [just] an inconvenience for us. It’s life or death...."
September 11, 2019

3 Key Questions and Capabilities for Effective Wildfire Defense Systems

In conversations with homeowners, builders, and insurance and fire authorities, I hear three key questions....
September 9, 2019
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Exterior Wildfire Sprinkler Systems Save Homes From Fire: Wet Homes Don’t Burn!

On May 5, 2007, an unattended campfire in Minnesota’s Superior National Forest ignited the massive Ham Lake Fire. At the time, it was the second largest...
September 4, 2019
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Trial by Fire: California Grappling with Wildfire Threat

Can the California avert a third cataclysmic fire season?