June 12, 2018

Laguna Beach Wildfire Sparked by Youth

The wind-driven Aliso Fire, which began June 2 and forced thousands to evacuate, was accidentally started ...
June 6, 2018

Closures Announced for Wildfire-Prone Arizona Forests

If your summer vacation plans include camping, hiking or otherwise utilizing some of Arizona’s majestic national forests, you’d better have a Plan B...
June 5, 2018

Western Wildfires Force Evacuations in Three States

Brandie DeSpain, of Heber-Overgaard, Arizona, watched as the flames burned up to the mailboxes on her ...
April 10, 2018

Future of Firefighting Includes Jetpacks…How Cool Is That?!

The hero is whisked to the scene of the explosion on the back of a jet ski. He then rises handily into the air, armed with the weapons needed to obliterate the villain. While it may sound like the scene from a James Bond movie, it's actually a demonstration of the latest firefighting technology. And it's happening in ...
March 6, 2018

How to Fireproof Your Landscaping

As wildfire raged over the mountain and approached her rural ranch, Lisa Comstock grabbed her three dogs and jumped into a nearby water trough. "The flames ...
February 6, 2018

Winter Camping in Snowy Wyoming…Can You Dig It?

Winter camping in snowy Wyoming offers exquisite scenery, profound silence and a memorable wilderness experience, but it's not for the faint of heart ...