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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.

Monday, January 06, 2014


With the beginning of a new year, Wildfire NOTD is changing as well. After numerous suggestions from subscribers about the format, a new less-compact motif has been inaugurated. The numbering system has been left in place for easier reference. Hopefully it makes reading the dispatches easier for everyone.

United States


(1) Wildfire NOTD subscriber Ed Keating, a Senior Economist at RAND Corporation, sent along a blog post which was also published in Southern California's Orange County Register that examines the pros and cons of US Forest Service's CL-415 leasing program versus buying the aircraft outright
Investing in Firefighting

(2) Wildfire NOTD subscriber Bettina Boxall, a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter at the Los Angeles Times, looked at both sides of the proposed salvage logging project for the Rim Fire burn area bordering Yosemite National Park
Extensive salvage logging proposed for Rim fire area

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