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Report: California Encourages Rebuilding in Fire-Prone Areas

June 11, 2021 8:03 pm Source: https://wildlandfirefighter.com/2021/06/11/report-california-encourages-rebuilding-in-fire-prone-areas/ 1.4 million California homes are in areas identified as having a high risk of burning   FILE – In this Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019, file photo, builders work on a new home in Santa Rosa, Calif. California state and local officials are incentivizing rebuilding in areas destroyed by wildfires at a time…

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L.A. Business Council Announces Support for 100% Carbon-Free Energy by 2035 at 15th Annual Sustainability Summit

June 11, 2021 3:00 pm Source: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210611005342/en/L.A.-Business-Council-Announces-Support-for-100-Carbon-Free-Energy-by-2035-at-15th-Annual-Sustainability-Summit/?feedref=JjAwJuNHiystnCoBq_hl-X2BgZ-vGn4dO0OtHrHlsBouWxj09bKgFPs8Ri9iZvJhWJT50v2g3Ei-19qH0fyPszGrim8IhAkVNXbaI1AGppOzkqEXpa07kut2m9xviGvGbQQtmzdfgYBqoK3SS-VE4Q== LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–As historic droughts parch California counties from Siskiyou to San Diego ahead of another projected record wildfire season, the Los Angeles Business Council today released its top climate policy goals, stepping forward as the first business group to endorse an ambitious plan for the L.A. Department of Water and Power…

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Vallfirest Tactical Unit 1

June 11, 2021 1:19 pm Source: https://wildlandfirefighter.com/2021/06/11/vallfirest-tactical-unit-1/ Wildfires are changing, firefighting tools need a change too.   (Vallfirest, YouTube)   Vallfirest A multi-functional module designed to handle any type of wildland fire emergency. Read More Get The Mitagator The Mitagator™ Fire Mitigation Tool USD $119.99 USD $99.99 Categories Alaska (1) apparatus (1) Arizona (7) Arizona Wildfire News (1) Aviation…

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Wildfire Casts Plume of Smoke Over Las Vegas

June 11, 2021 11:34 am Source: https://wildlandfirefighter.com/2021/06/11/wildfire-casts-plume-of-smoke-over-las-vegas/ Wildfire has burned over 200 acres     LAS VEGAS (AP) — Fire officials said Thursday that crews were battling a wildfire that forced a precautionary evacuation of a Boy Scout camp and cast a huge plume of smoke into the evening sky above Potosi Mountain west of Las Vegas. The fire…

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Arizona Governor Tours Wildfire Sites, Calls for Special Legislation

June 11, 2021 10:56 am Source: https://wildlandfirefighter.com/2021/06/11/arizona-governor-tours-wildfire-sites-calls-for-special-legislation/ Ducey to request more money for firefighters   In this photo provided by Joseph Pacheco, a wildfire is seen burning in Globe, Ariz., on Monday, June 7, 2021. Firefighters in Arizona were fighting Tuesday to gain a foothold into a massive wildfire, one of two that has forced thousands of evacuations in…

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Crews Mop Up Wildfire Southwest of Carson City, Nevada

June 10, 2021 8:24 pm Source: https://wildlandfirefighter.com/2021/06/10/crews-mop-up-wildfire-southwest-of-carson-city-nevada/ The Jacks Valley Fire showed extreme fire behavior during the initial attack   Jacks Valley Fire, June 10, 2021. (InciWeb photo)   CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Crews on Thursday were mopping up a wind-driven wildfire that resulted in evacuations and power outages but no structure damage in the Jacks Valley southwest…

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Local Lockdowns Brought Fast Global Ozone Reductions, NASA Says

<!–amp-source-stack {"hook":"the_excerpt","filter":true,"post_id":4438644,"post_type":"attachment","sources":}–><p>LOS ANGELES, CA – APRIL 25: Morning traffic fills the SR2 freeway on April 25, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. The nation’s second largest…

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Montana Crews Likely to Fight Wildfires in Other States

June 10, 2021 4:17 pm Source: https://wildlandfirefighter.com/2021/06/10/montana-crews-likely-to-fight-wildfires-in-other-states/ State is relatively better off in fire risks     By AMY BETH HANSON Associated Press HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A historic drought in the southwestern U.S. means Montana firefighters will likely be asked to help other states handle blazes that could fill Montana’s skies with smoke this summer, fire-weather meteorologist Coleen…

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Wildfires Smolder Across Drought-Stricken Southwest

June 10, 2021 3:52 pm Source: https://wildlandfirefighter.com/2021/06/10/wildfires-smolder-across-drought-stricken-southwest/ The drought, coupled with rising temperatures, has led to widespread fire restrictions   In this photo provided by Joseph Pacheco, a wildfire is seen burning in Globe, Ariz., on Monday, June 7, 2021. Firefighters in Arizona were fighting Tuesday to gain a foothold into a massive wildfire, one of two that has…

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Past and future trends in fire weather for the UK

June 10, 2021 3:21 pm Source: https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-2021-143 Past and future trends in fire weather for the UK Matthew Charles Perry, Emilie Vanvyve, Richard A. Betts, and Erika J. Palin Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci. Discuss., https//doi.org/10.5194/nhess-2021-143,2021 Preprint under review for NHESS (discussion: open, 0 comments) In the past, wildfires in the UK have occurred mainly in spring, with occasional…

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