Firebomber Publications Blog

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.

Thursday, May 01, 2014


United States

(1) Wildfire NOTD subscriber Ed Story, CEO of the Aerial Fire Response & Research Network, sent along a link to an ESRI utility that displays NOAA wind info across the US coupled with MODIS hotspot information that could be useful to those battling wind-driven wildfires
US Wildfire Activity

(2) Wildfire NOTD subscriber Chris Mehl, Director of Public Policy at Headwaters Economics, sent along a new study which finds that while Firewise activities improve home wildfire safety, there is no evidence they reduce wildfire suppression costs
Study Finds No Evidence Firewise Lowers Suppression Costs

For the remainder of the stories in today's Wildfire News Of The Day, please subscribe to the Wildfire News Of The Day newsletter

Labels: , , , , , ,