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 ...
November 7, 2017

Do You Have What It Takes to Fight Wildfires?

The images splashed across newspapers, TVs and computer screens are compelling. Sooty-faced heroes ...
October 16, 2017

Wine Country Wildfires Kill at Least 40, Hundreds Missing

“It was an inferno like you’ve never seen before. Trees were on fire like torches..."
September 6, 2017

Western Wildfires Fanned by Frenzied Winds

As red-hot flames from western wildfires consumed the Verdugo Mountains, residents of Burbank, Calif, stopped to watch ...