November 29, 2018
U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Daniel Phelps, Public Domain

Mortgage Relief for Homeowners Affected by Wildfire

If your mortgage is owned by Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac, and you're a victim of the most recent spate of wildfires, relief is in sight:  You may be eligible ...
November 14, 2018
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Death Toll in California Wildfires Continues to Climb

The death toll continues to rise as devastating California wildfires rage through both ends of the state. By Thursday, the fires had claimed ...
November 6, 2018
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Trailblazers: The Women of Wildland Firefighting

The fire chief at Yosemite National Park walked into the dining hall and was taken aback. “It was just, like . . . stunning ..."
October 18, 2018

Wildfire Defense System Saves Residence from Raging Roosevelt Fire

On September 18, the fast-moving Roosevelt Fire was raging across Wyoming, consuming ...
October 9, 2018
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Into the Fire: A Smokejumper’s Life

The alarm sounds and the team of 10 firefighters scramble to board the plane, loaded down with their 85 pounds of gear. Two parachutes...
September 25, 2018
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Some Evacuation-Weary Californians Refuse to Budge

As the Ranch Fire raged through California’s Lake County earlier this year, about 27,000 residents evacuated per fire officials’ orders. Others did not...