During catastrophic events, like the recent wildfires on the West coast, staffing personnel becomes more complicated and crucial. Vector Solutions’ workforce management system delivered through its TargetSolutions brand can help your agency with automated employee callbacks and overtime management. Download this webinar to learn details.
Fire Prevention Week was chosen to commemorate the Great Chicago Fire of 1871, but how much do you know about the largest forest fire in the recorded history of North America, which began on the same day? Gregory Havel traces its history and implications for modern wildland building.
The summer of 1871 was a time of widespread conflagrations across the United States. Fires raged over vast areas in the lumber districts of Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan, in the woods of New York State, and in many cities from the Atlantic seaboard to San Francisco.