Wildland Fire

Wildfire Mitigation Award winners announced for 2019

NFPA - Wildfire - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 11:25
It is not often that people doing the long-term, incremental, locally-based, small-scale work that is vital to wildfire risk reduction are recognized for their efforts, perseverance, and commitment. For the fifth year in a row, the organizations
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5 Steps to Helping vulnerable populations prepare for wildfire

NFPA - Wildfire - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 11:37
The January 2019 edition of NFPA’s® Journal explores why older residents suffered so greatly during the recent Campfire in an article titled, “Old & In Harm’s Way”. According to the article,” The demographics of
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Does it take a miracle to survive a wildfire?

NFPA - Wildfire - Sat, 01/05/2019 - 11:51
Many times I have seen pictures of a lone home that survived a wildfire while all the surrounding homes in the neighborhood burned. Recently I saw a compelling 3-D image shared by the New York Timesof one home that survived on a street in Paradise while
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