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 ...
January 9, 2018

Wildfires and the Elderly: Protecting the Most Vulnerable

Sara and Charles Rippey met as grade-schoolers in Hartford, Wis., and lived together for much of their century-long lives. She was 98; he was 100 ...
December 12, 2017

Santa Ana Winds Fuel “Apocalyptic” Conditions

Fueled by fierce Santa Ana winds, a series of ravaging wildfires barreled through Southern California all the way to the Pacific Ocean, leaving ...
December 1, 2017

The Most Dangerous Time of the Year? Holiday Fire Safety Tips

Did you know that house fires during the holiday season are more frequent, more costly, and more deadly than ...