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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, September 22, 2017

As Wildfires Get Worse, USDA Says Firefighters Need More Funding


In a year which has seen wildfire suppression costs pass the $2 billion mark, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue is enlisting state foresters' help to lobby Congress to pass legislation that would pay for wildfires like other natural disasters, not steal money from fire prevention to pay suppression costs.

As Wildfires Get Worse, USDA Says Firefighters Need More Funding

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Thursday, September 21, 2017

Why wildfires in Colorado are a growing threat and what our forests have to do with it


The author of "Megafire: The Race To Extinguish A Deadly Epidemic Of Flame" said that the first thing people need to do is start thinking about living with wildfires, rather than spending immense amounts of money fighting fires that actually do not threaten human infrastructure or homes.

Why wildfires in Colorado are a growing threat and what our forests have to do with it

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Another Major Study Confirms The IPCC’s Climate Models Were Wrong


As climate change continues to get the blame for worsening wildfires (instead of timber stands that need thinning), a new study published in the journal Nature Geoscience provides more confirmation the climate models are running too hot and could not predict the 15-year “hiatus” in global warming.

Another Major Study Confirms The IPCC’s Climate Models Were Wrong

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017

San Diego Prepping for Severe Fire Season


Wildfire NOTD subscriber Brian Fennessy, San Diego Fire-Rescue's Fire Chief, briefed the San Diego City Council's Public Safety Committee on preparations in San Diego County as Southern California's traditional wildfire season is about to commence following a wet winter that left behind an abundance of fuel.

San Diego Prepping for Severe Fire Season

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Monday, September 18, 2017

This Season, Western Wildfires Are Close By and Running Free


Wildfire NOTD subscriber Jessica Gardetto, Assistant Chief in the Office of External Affairs at the NIFC, discussed the epic wildfire season this year in a New York Times article, predicting that we are going to have more summers like this one in the future.

This Season, Western Wildfires Are Close By and Running Free

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Friday, September 15, 2017

Forest Service spends record $2B battling forest fires


U.S. Forest Service suppression costs passed the $2 billion mark as 64 large wildfires continued to burn across 10 states in a season that has seen 48,607 wildfires blacken nearly 13,000 square miles.

Forest Service spends record $2B battling forest fires

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Thursday, September 14, 2017

"More damaging, more costly" wildfires scorch parts of western U.S. and Canada


A CBS News segment provides an update on 62 large wildfires were burning across nine western states in a year that has seen over 47,000 wildfires burn more than 8 million acres across the country.

"More damaging, more costly" wildfires scorch parts of western U.S. and Canada

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