Prep Day sees its global reach in Western Australia  (17 May 2017, 7:50 am)

While May 6 ended with 2017 National Wildfire Community Preparedness Day events in Hawaii, it began in the Western Australia town of Balingup, as their fire station hosted their first Fire Protection Expo in conjunction with the day.   I caught up

Firewise construction/landscaping credited with saving FL home  (12 May 2017, 2:56 pm)

Wildfire Mitigation Specialist Patrick Mahoney, with the Florida Forest Service, credited the Firewise construction and landscaping work a Charlotte County, FL homeowner implemented with helping their home survive a wildfire on May 10, during a 23-acre

Volunteer fire departments need more than just thanks  (12 May 2017, 9:21 am)

In the May/June NFPA Journal Wildfire column, I argue simply that if we are going to ask volunteer fire departments to do more, we all need to support them more. The March wildfires across Kansas and its bordering states showed how both volunteer