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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, June 23, 2017

San Diego gets ‘Fire Boss’ air tanker to fight wildfires


Wildfire NOTD subscriber Brian Fennessy, San Diego Fire-Rescue's Fire Chief, joined the mayor at a ceremony at the Lower Otay Lake Reservoir yesterday where they announced that the city will add an Aero Spray AT-802 Fire Boss SEAT to their firefighting arsenal for June and July (the ceremony included a 45-minute demonstration of the aircraft).

San Diego gets ‘Fire Boss’ air tanker to fight wildfires

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Thursday, June 22, 2017

US Air Force drone crashes near Mt. Whitney, starts small wildfire


A US Air Force RQ-4 drone crashed in a remote section of the Sierra Nevadas near Mt. Whitney as it was making a routine flight from Edwards Air Force Base to Beale Air Force Base.

US Air Force drone crashes near Mt. Whitney, starts small wildfire

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Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Mandatory evacuations lifted near Big Bear Lake as wildfire grows to 1,200 acres amid California heat wave


Although mandatory evacuations for the 1,200-acre Holcomb Fire, burning near the Southern California mountain community of Big Bear, have been lifted, the ongoing heatwave is slowing containment of the blaze, which is currently only 10%.

Mandatory evacuations lifted near Big Bear Lake as wildfire grows to 1,200 acres amid California heat wave

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Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Heat Waves and Wildfires Signal Warnings about Climate Change (and Budget Cuts)


The Union of Concerned Scientists weighed in on the danger climate change and federal firefighting budget cuts pose to much of the West amid worsening wildfires.

Heat Waves and Wildfires Signal Warnings about Climate Change (and Budget Cuts)

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Monday, June 19, 2017

The Latest: Wildfires Break Out in California Amid Heatwave


As CAL FIRE roped in a 10-acre wildfire near the Southern California mountain community of Wrightwood, a number of blazes broke out across the region amid a weekend heatwave.

The Latest: Wildfires Break Out in California Amid Heatwave

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Friday, June 16, 2017

CA Wildland FFs Sent to Assist in NM and AZ


U.S. Forest Service has mobilized nearly 600 wildland firefighters and support personnel from the Vallejo-based Pacific Southwest Region to battle wildfires in Arizona and New Mexico, agency officials announced Thursday.

CA Wildland FFs Sent to Assist in NM and AZ

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Thursday, June 15, 2017

Search for drone operator who disrupted firefighting efforts in Oceanside


One day after someone was arrested for starting an 85-acre fire at Camp Pendleton in Oceanside, police are looking for the person who flew a hobby drone over the scene, halting aerial firefighting operations for an hour.

Search for drone operator who disrupted firefighting efforts in Oceanside

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