June 6, 2018
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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
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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...
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
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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
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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 ...