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Wildfire News Of The Day (the Firebomber Publications blog) provides comprehensive international wildfire news. Subscribers include over 10,000 personnel from fire agencies, contractors, and government entities on five continents. "BEST NEWSLETTER I HAVE EVER SEEN IN MY 32 YEARS IN THE FIRE SERVICE" - San Diego Fire Department Chief Brian Fennessy.

Friday, October 20, 2017

Air Force Drones Help California Firefighters Combat Wildfires


On October 10, as California Gov. Jerry Brown declared a ninth county to be in a state of emergency due to worsening wildfires, the Secretary of Defense approved the use of MQ-9 Reapers from March Reserve Base to map six different wildfires from the air.

Air Force Drones Help California Firefighters Combat Wildfires

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Thursday, October 19, 2017

10 years since 2007 wildfires: How far have we come?


On the 10th anniversary of San Diego County's 2007 wildfire siege that killed seven people, leveled thousands of structures, and scorched 580 square miles, officials pointed to the deadly Northern California wildfires as proof that it could happen again.

10 years since 2007 wildfires: How far have we come?

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Wednesday, October 18, 2017

California Wildfires: 5 Firefighters Hurt; New Blazes Spread; 34,000+ Remain Evacuated; Some Major Services Reopen


Wildfire NOTD subscriber Tom Lasser, a retired Lt. Colonel in the California National Guard, sent along an update on the wildfire situation in the Golden State, where over 34,000 people are still waiting to go home.

California Wildfires: 5 Firefighters Hurt; New Blazes Spread; 34,000+ Remain Evacuated; Some Major Services Reopen

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

California Statewide Fire Summary


Wildfire NOTD subscriber Lynne Tolmachoff, Chief of Public Education at CAL FIRE, sent along an update on 12 large wildfires which have killed 41 people and destroyed 5,700 structures, and are currently being fought by 11,000 firefighters.

California Statewide Fire Summary

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Monday, October 16, 2017

Will the California Forest Fires Change Anything?


Wildfire expert Stephen Pyne, a historian at the School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University, discussed the aftermath of California's deadly wildfires and their impact on how fires are fought.

Will the California Forest Fires Change Anything?

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Friday, October 13, 2017

How climate change is "turning up the dial" on California wildfires


As wildfires ravaging northern California burned 265 square miles, killing nearly three dozen people, destroying more than 3,500 homes and businesses, leveling entire neighborhoods and forcing thousands of residents to flee the flames, the governor laid the blame squarely at the feet of climate change.

How climate change is "turning up the dial" on California wildfires

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Thursday, October 12, 2017

Firefighters face wind, exhaustion in battle against California fires


A CBS News video segment provides scenes from the Northern California firelines, where an army of over 8,000 firefighters continues to grapple with nearly two dozen blazes that may be responsible for 23 deaths and the destruction of 3,500 homes and businesses.

Firefighters face wind, exhaustion in battle against California fires

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