Archive for May2013

"Wildland Firefighting: Everyone Goes Home"

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Wildland Firefighting: Everyone Goes Home

Early Season Fires In Idaho

“Fires this early in the season are primarily due to a combination of factors; the lack of snow pack, the above average temperatures, lack of spring rain and recent thunderstorm activity have contributed to the ignitions.”

Good News; Tanker 910 Inks Deal With Feds

U.S. Forest Service issues notice of intent to award “Next Generation” airtanker contracts

Look At California Fires Through Twitter

It’s only May 3 but the activity resembles mid August.

Springs Fire, SoCal Burning Early

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The ‘Springs Fire’ burning near Camarillo California has consumed 2,000 acres since its start early this morning. Multiple vehicles have burned and fire officials have ordered the evacuation of Cal State Channel Islands which is in the path of advancing flames.