Seconds count: plan two ways out!  (16 Aug 2017, 11:09 am)

The campaign message for NFPA’s Fire Prevention Week October 8-14, 2017 is, “Every Second Counts Plan Two Ways Out!”.  This year’s Fire Prevention Week theme stresses the importance of everyone having an escape plan. 

NASA’s satellites track wildfire activity around the globe  (16 Aug 2017, 12:06 am)

NASA image of wildfires in Canada Wildfire activity has been reported this year in areas across the globe by NASA satellites. These satellites are able to detect large amounts of smoke on the ground and pinpoint the fire activity.  An August 4

After 39 square miles burn, the landscape rehabilitation begins  (14 Aug 2017, 12:02 pm)

After a wildfire has made the headlines, the often unreported risks of soil erosion and flooding remains.  The difficult work of landscape restoration begins.   In early June, wildfires burned over 39 square miles along the “Garden