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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, July 21, 2017

Agencies investigate if military training caused Oregon wildfires


Federal and state agencies are investigating whether there is a link between a series of 7 small wildfires in Southeastern Oregon on July 11 and military training exercises by the Oregon National Guard.

Agencies investigate if military training caused Oregon wildfires

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Thursday, July 20, 2017

Researchers discover how wildfires create their own weather


Wildfire NOTD subscriber Craig Clements, Director of the Fire Weather Research Laboratory at San Jose State University, discussed new research that shows how wildfires create their own weather.

Researchers discover how wildfires create their own weather

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Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Wildfires and burned acreage in the US since 2000


An infographic based on data published by the National Centers for Environmental Information, part of NOAA, shows that wildfire activity this year is already above the yearly average.

Wildfires and burned acreage in the US since 2000

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Tuesday, July 18, 2017

CA Agencies Reflect on Lessons from 1977 Wildfire


Forty years after the Bonita Fire scorched a huge swath of land in the Sequoia National Forest northeast of Kennedy Meadows, a comparison with the current Schaeffer Fire, which has burned nearly 16,000 acres in the same forest near Kernville, shows how things have changed in the world of wildland firefighting.

CA Agencies Reflect on Lessons from 1977 Wildfire

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Monday, July 17, 2017

California Statewide Fire Summary


Wildfire NOTD subscriber Heather Williams, Resource Management Communications Analyst at CAL FIRE's Sacramento Communications Office, sent along an update on the wildfire situation across the Golden State, where roughly 6,300 firefighters are battling 10 major blazes.

California Statewide Fire Summary

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Friday, July 14, 2017

Hot, Dry Conditions May Stoke Wildfires in U.S. West, Forecasters Warn


As Red Flag warnings were issued in northern California, southern Oregon, northeastern Utah and northern Montana, crews battled dozens of wildfires across parts of the West where tinderbox conditions could stoke more blazes through the weekend.

Hot, Dry Conditions May Stoke Wildfires in U.S. West, Forecasters Warn

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Thursday, July 13, 2017

Evacuees return home as wildfires across West calm down


An ABC News segment provides an update on wildfires across the West, where evacuees began returning home amid more favorable firefighting conditions.

Evacuees return home as wildfires across West calm down

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