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  • The firefight is the great set-piece of American fire management. The firefight is the great set-piece of American ... good ones. Seize the battlefield. The drama is overpowering, a moral equivalent of war; exciting, potentially lethal, inextinguishably ...
  • ... This unsettling possibility was in the back of the Park Service's mind when in mid-June 2013 a lightning-ignited ... the resource and future fire breaks," the Estes Park News reported , it was concerned about "drought conditions and reduced ...
  • ... to use in fighting wildfires. | Photo:  Coast Guard News /Flickr/ Creative Commons License Old Saint Nick left two ... interface. Since they cannot shut off the hoses, pull back the firefighters , and ground aerial support while the flames still ...
  • Cool moist air and a continuing slackening of the wind should give firefighters a chance to gain more ground today against the Powerhouse Fire . [scald=43927:kl_image_original_context ... portion of the Angeles National Forest for nearly a week , has already scorched 30,032 acres and destroyed 16 structures. ...
  • There are news aggregators, but is there one for social causes? Yes there is, Giveback.net is working on filling that ... ways or just regurgitated from the original source with a new introduction. What I have found lacking is a source for charitable, ...
  • ... the fire's top-of-the-fold status in the June news cycle. Print and electronic media could not get enough of the story. ... and Nature in the American West." He comments on The Back Forty , KCET-TV's natural resources, wildlife and land use blog, ...
  • ... Human-caused climate changes are transforming the state's fire  environment, bringing higher temperatures, drier fuels, and diseases to forests that create a volatile situation for firefighters and communities. "On a day-to-day ...
  • ... phenomenon of ‘ firefighters for hire ’ - for a segment we called “ Fire , Inc.” [scald=77094:kl_image_original_context] Last ... you watched that segment (and it’ll be re-broadcast this week ), you’ll know that their primary service involves spreading a fire ...
  • ... phenomenon of ‘ firefighters for hire ’ - for a segment we called “ Fire , Inc.” [scald=23246:kl_image_original_context] Last ... you watched that segment (and it’ll be re-broadcast this week ), you’ll know that their primary service involves spreading a fire ...
  • ... than before, and calmer conditions are expected as the week progresses. [scald=43878:kl_image_original_context] Photo: Courtesy Zak Holman The Powerhouse Fire in the Angeles National Forest is 60 percent contained. The blaze, ...

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