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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 23, 2020

California Statewide Fire Summary


CAL FIRE sent along an update on how over 5,500 firefighters are battling 19 major wildfires across California, in a year in which wildfires have burned well over 4 million acres statewide.

California Statewide Fire Summary

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Thursday, October 22, 2020

Forest Service Struggling with Prevention Funding


Funding and manpower shortages are delaying wildfire mitigation projects across western states, as a growing backlog of millions of acres of forest management projects that are ready to go are currently stalled.

Forest Service Struggling with Prevention Funding

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Wednesday, October 21, 2020


A National Public Radio analysis found that most wildfire-prone states have no requirements for disclosing wildfire risk to someone who buys or rents a home, putting many homeowners in the West unwittingly at risk.

Millions Of Homes Are At Risk Of Wildfires, But It's Rarely Disclosed

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Tuesday, October 20, 2020

La Cañada students say thank you to Monrovia firefighters


Last week, students from La Cañada Elementary School wrote and delivered thank you cards to Monrovia firefighters for helping to protect their community from Southern California's 115,000-acre Bobcat Fire.

La Cañada students say thank you to Monrovia firefighters

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Monday, October 19, 2020

West looking for wildfire relief


As over five dozen large wildfires continue to burn across the West, a CNN Meteorologist reported that a change that could help the firefighters is in the forecast.

West looking for wildfire relief

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Friday, October 16, 2020

California Statewide Fire Summary


CAL FIRE sent along an update on how over 9,000 firefighters are battling 21 major wildfires across California, in a year in which wildfires have burned well over 4 million acres statewide.

California Statewide Fire Summary

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Thursday, October 15, 2020

Thoughtful Forest Management and Better Building Practices Can Help Mitigate the Impact of Wildfires


A trio of researchers from from Resources For the Future discussed how policymakers and forest managers can effectively mitigate the mounting threat of wildfires that have burned over 5 million acres across the West this season.

Thoughtful Forest Management and Better Building Practices Can Help Mitigate the Impact of Wildfires

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