There is a theme developing with wildfires in SoCal as the second season starts. Fires are quick to 1,000 acres and then succumb to solid initial attack measures that include full use of air resources.
You never know when one will stick and become a multi-week, 100,000 acre monster. The “Pozo Fire” started at 1300 hrs today in the Pozo area of San Luis Obispo County on the Central California coast has the makings of one of those
About three quarters of the way into the procedure I woke up. I looked right up into the shielded face of the anesthesiologist while hearing lots of banging and clanking going on down below. I asked if it was almost over and the sleep doctor said they were closing
Three million acres burned in the Great Blow Up of 1910, and 87 brave souls lost their lives. The United States Forest Service was but 5 years old at this time. US Forest Service Ranger Ed Pulaski led a group of men to safety as they held up in a mine tunnel just outside Wallace, Idaho,
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin eased into the cockpit of a Be-200 air tanker after takeoff and took an active part in fighting the devastating fires ravaging Western Russia by releasing water over two fires today.
The Slope Fire is currently burning in the high country of Yosemite National Park, north of Yosemite Valley and west of Tuolumne Meadows. The lightning caused blaze was discovered after a series of lightning storms lit up the area on or around July 25
Being retired I don’t need to wear boots day to day. Black Diamond Footwear asked me if I would take a pair of their boots for a test drive and I said why not. The boot is the X-Boot, Stock #0975 and out of the box it looks like this.
“One Foot In The Black” is as close to real as anything I have read. Kurt Kamm brings us the story of a young man from the Mid West that travels to California to work the summer fire season. Later he catches on with L.A. County