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Wildfire News Of The Day (the Firebomber Pubs blog) provides comprehensive international wildfire news. Subscribers include members of federal, state and local fire agencies in a dozen countries; wildfire researchers on five continents; the UN’s Global Fire Monitoring Center; Firewise Communities; contractors including Thermo-Gel, 10 Tanker, Neptune Aviation, and a number of others. "BEST NEWSLETTER I HAVE EVER SEEN IN MY 32 YEARS IN THE FIRE SERVICE" - San Diego FD Asst Chief Brian Fennessy.

Saturday, January 24, 2015

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United States

Arkansas

(1) A 60-acre wildfire was reported near 19th century zinc mines in the Buffalo National River's Rush Historic District
Wildfire Threatens Buffalo National River Rush Historic District

Florida

(2) Talladega National Forest's Oakmulgee Ranger District contained a 10-acre wildfire burning in Chilton County
Wildfire contained after burning 10 acres in county

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Friday, January 23, 2015

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United States

California

(1) A 1957 GMC fire truck that fought wildfires for Southern California's Orange County Fire Authority is one of 14 vintage vehicles being preserved by the California Fire Museum in Mission Viejo
Restored '57 GMC truck represents a large part of O.C.’s firefighting history

(2) Firehouse.com sent along an invitation to their 12th annual Fire Etc party, to be held at San Diego's Firehouse Museum on 1/27 from 5 - 10 PM
Don't Miss The 12th Annual Fire Etc Party At Firehouse World

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Thursday, January 22, 2015

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United States

(1) Wildfire NOTD subscriber Mikel Robinson, Executive Director of the International Association of Wildland Fire, sent along an invitation to a webinar on 1/27 in which Wildfire NOTD subscriber Craig Clements, an Assistant Professor at San José State University's Department of Meteorology & Climate Science discusses the effect complex terrain has on fire behavior
Effects of Complex Terrain on Extreme Fire Behavior

(2) A National Public Radio segment examines the role black smokejumpers played in snuffing wildfires along the West Coast during World War II
How Black Smokejumpers Helped Save The American West

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Wednesday, January 21, 2015

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United States

California

(1) Firehouse.com sent along a reminder about the upcoming Firehouse World convention taking place in San Diego January 27-28
The Newest Products & Technologies At Firehouse World!

(2) Wildfire NOTD subscriber Dale Head, CEO of Orion Aerial Firefighters, discussed their $5 million Indiegogo campaign to put six P-3 air-tankers back in the skies
Crowdfunding campaign seeks to save six aerial tankers from scrapyard

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Tuesday, January 20, 2015

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United States

California

(1) A new paper published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences looks at how the increasing density of forests in the Golden State over the past century has contributed to forest fires
Drought, fire management and land use changes have led to denser forests in California

Oklahoma

(2) Firefighters continued to monitor the remains of a 1,600-acre wildfire in Logan County Crews still monitoring hot spots from Oklahoma wild fires

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Monday, January 19, 2015

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United States

California/Nevada

(1) California State Parks, Nevada Division of Forestry and the U.S. Forest Service continue to conduct controlled burns to reduce the wildfire danger in the Sierra Nevada Mountains
Expect to see smoke from multiple controlled fires

Oklahoma

(2) A wildfire burned several acres in the Deer Creek community of Oklahoma County yesterday
Wildfire burns undeveloped area in Deer Creek community

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Saturday, January 17, 2015

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United States

California

(1) Wildfire NOTD subscriber Ty Bonnar, President of Flexible Attack Innovations, sent along the link to their brand new website
Welcome to Flexible Attack Innovations

(2) The Klamath National Forest is hosting a job fair at the Forest Headquarters office in Yreka until 3:30 PM today
Klamath National Forest to Host Job Fair

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