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  1. Wildfire


    Tue, 24 Jan 2012

    Wildfire invents, makes and delivers premium water handling equipment for wildland firefighters, agencies and governments worldwide. “We move water.”

  2. 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

  1. 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

  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. 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

  5. Fire Service Industry News: National Wildfire Community Preparedness Day is this Saturday

    Online Articles

    Tue, 29 Apr 2014

    2014 as NFPA launches its first National Wildfire Community Preparedness Day. Commit a ..... contribute to reducing your community's wildfire risk. Challenge your friends, your ..... changes. Your efforts will help raise wildfire awareness, promote collaboration and

  6. Wildland Fire News: NFPA and State Farm Announce Winners of Wildfire Preparedness Day Project Contest

    Online Articles

    Tue, 1 Apr 2014

    today announced the winners of the Wildfire Preparedness Day Neighborhood Project ..... conjunction with NFPA’s first national Wildfire Community Preparedness Day event ..... 2014, was created to help raise wildfire awareness, promote collaboration

  7. Wildfire Update: Rain Aids Efforts, Lightning Sparks New Fires

    Online Articles

    Thu, 24 Jul 2014

    From www.OregonLive.com: Spokane (WA) (AP) — Rain and hail fell Wednesday on the largest wildfire in the state's history, but it wasn't enough to extinguish the flames. The Carlton Complex stands at more than 250,000 acres

  8. 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