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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.

Tuesday, July 15, 2008


In the news today, The Discovery Channel provides a more in-depth article on the Ikhana RPV used to map wildfires. Mudslides follow the rains near Sequoia National Park, while the governor's office gets into a dispute with newspapers over the historical significance of the recent wildfires. Some commentary about air-attack and mudslides in burn areas, followed by a couple of articles detailing the contribution of the Air Force and Navy to the battles. Many other stories detail the shifting tide of wildfires around the world. Enjoy!

Calif. Firefighters Get Backup From NASA Drone

Mudslides hit Calif. town near Sequoia forest

Governor calls wildfires worst in state history; well, not exactly

Bombing the blazes

Calif. mountain towns clean up mud flows

302nd AEG conducts its twentieth day of California wild fire support

Navy Helo Squadron Helps Tame Wildfires

Wildfire Preparedness Campaign Launches

Cooler weather allows progress on Calif. wildfires

County Firefighters Travel To Assist NoCal Fire Effort

Tackling heightened risk of forest fires examined in UN-backed meeting in Canada

Flames fill Alaskan tundra

Wildfire Covers 8,000 Acres Near Mount Adams

Greek forest fire threatens munitions factory

California Firefighting Bill Could Approach $1 Billion

Wildfires bring demand for private firefighters

Insurers, communities partner to reduce wildfire risk in Ariz.

Air tankers return home to B.C. fires

And finally, another cautionary tale, this one in regards to misrepresenting one's physical health after an injury:

Injured firefighter also a competitive bodybuilder

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