New technology to diagnose power grid failure holds promise for wildfire prevention  (6 Dec 2019, 6:20 am)

Recent research on electrical power line problems may help prevent wildfire ignitions. B. Don Russell, Ph.D.,  an electrical engineering professor at Texas A&M, a his

Two countries, two conferences, one purpose: wildfire safety!  (4 Dec 2019, 9:29 am)

Over the last couple of months I was able to attend two conferences held in the US and Canada that strengthened and developed new working relationships between fire fighters, foresters, researchers, insurance industry leaders, elected officials,

Camp Fire stories told from different viewpoints on the anniversary of the fire  (1 Nov 2019, 8:41 am)

  The Camp Fire, the most devastating California wildfire to date, which caused 5 injuries, 86 fatalities, the loss of 18,804 structures and 153,300 acres burned.  These losses, along with contamination of the water supply, damage to