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 ...
September 5, 2017

Florida Wildfires: Are the Everglades Really Dry Enough to Burn?

We typically think of the Everglades as a watery wilderness. How then can they ever be dry enough to burn?
August 1, 2017

Evacuation Preparedness: What About My Pets?

Sarah Gustafson was getting her tires changed on the Santa Barbara side of Santa Ynez Mountains when she noticed ...
July 4, 2017

Who’s to Blame for Death Toll in Portugal Wildfire?

“I had no option but to keep driving into the fire.” That’s how survivor Gareth Roberts explains his harrowing ordeal in the ...