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  1. NFPA Announces Second National Wildfire Community Preparedness Day

    Online Articles

    Wed, 8 Oct 2014

    today announced that the second annual national Wildfire Community Preparedness Day ( Wildfire Preparedness Day) is scheduled for Saturday ..... National Interagency Fire Center . During national Wildfire Preparedness Day, communities across the U

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    Tue, 24 Jan 2012

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  1. Oregon Governor Declares Scoggins Creek Wildfire a Fire Emergency

    Online Articles

    Sun, 21 Sep 2014

    Gov. John Kitzhaber has declared the Scoggins Creek wildfire a fire emergency, directing fire and police crews from ..... Emergency Conflagration Act, reports oregonlive.com. The wildfire just two miles northwest of Hagg Lake and eight miles west

  2. Wildland Fire News: California Wildfire Threatens Hundreds of Homes

    Online Articles

    Mon, 16 Jun 2014

    Wildfire smoke is once again filling the air in ..... It's critical that residents near the wildfire pay close attention to local news and ..... Steve Quarles, IBHS senior scientist and wildfire expert. "Dry fuels and high winds can

  3. Wildland Fire Safety: Oklahoma Wildfire Raises Concern for Community Safety

    Online Articles

    Mon, 5 May 2014

    have fueled the flames of a fast-moving wildfire near Guthrie, Oklahoma, just north of Oklahoma ..... have already taken steps to reduce their wildfire risk. Using proven principles for wildfire safety, 42 communities in Oklahoma participate

  4. Ex-Firefighter to Stand Trial for Fatal California Wildfire

    Online Articles

    Sat, 4 Oct 2014

    A former firefighter charged with setting a Northern California wildfire that left one person dead and destroyed hundreds of structures has been ordered to stand trial for homicide and other charges

  5. Firefighters Gain on Destructive Oregon Wildfire

    Online Articles

    Sat, 9 Aug 2014

    upbeat about their progress in fighting a wildfire in Oregon's wind-swept Columbia River ..... firefighters have been injured battling a wildfire burning on the Idaho side of the Snake ..... inaccessible section of a fast-growing wildfire near Ellensburg that’s grown to nearly

  6. INVISTA Donates TECGEN® Brand Fire Gear to Firefighters in Wildfire -Stricken Washington State


    Mon, 11 Aug 2014

    In response to the recent massive wildfire outbreak in Washington and Oregon States ..... protective gear to help firefighters with wildfire suppression efforts. The gear was donated ..... where firefighters are working to contain wildfire blazes. "Wildfires have charred hundreds

  7. Firefighting News NFPA Receives Grant from State Farm for Wildfire Preparation Efforts

    Online Articles

    Wed, 12 Feb 2014

    preparing communities for the devastation of wildfire becomes more complex. To help communities ..... prepare residents for the possibility of a wildfire , State Farm® is providing funding ..... through this grant to support and implement wildfire risk reduction projects. State Farm

  8. Wildland Fire News: Firefighters Gain Ground on Wildfire near Yosemite

    Online Articles

    Tue, 19 Aug 2014

    Hundreds of firefighters worked a fast-moving wildfire in the foothill town of Oakhurst on Tuesday, limiting the casualties to eight buildings and halting the fire's spread into nearby