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Insole Review – My Feet Are Now a Little More Pumped Up

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I have been wearing insoles from InsolesandBeyond.com for the past week. I’ve averaged walking 3 miles combined per day in my work shoes. My Sole Insulated Ultra  insoles are a full foot insole that fit perfectly in my work and walking shoes.  There is no squishy sound and my feet do not feel overly warm, something I […]

Newspaper: Drones Pose Threat To Wildland Firefighters

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By Henry Miller of the Statesman Herald (Gannett) in Oregon republished in the Durango Herald. –SALEM, Ore. – Hobbyist drones have been involved in three wildfires, including an incident in Northern California that almost grounded aerial firefighting efforts, officials say. “They were in the preparation process of getting ready to shut down aircraft,” said Lynne […]

Taking Fire Safety Seriously —

Sponsored article.  Taking Fire Safety Seriously It can be all too easy – yet all too dangerous – to become complacent about fire and fire safety. Many tragedies have occurred after complacency about fire safety has set in, and many people have died after people have put off purchasing new domestic smoke detectors for example. […]

Cal Fire Battalion Chief On The Run – Suspected of Murdering Girlfriend

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California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) Battalion Chief Orville Fleming is wanted by police authorities for questioning in the brutal stabbing death of his 26 year old girlfriend. The 55 year old Fleming has been on the run for more than a week. His assigned State work truck was found abandoned in […]

Clash Tactical Duty Boot by Blauer

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The people at Blauer asked me if I would have a look at their Clash boot product. I gladly accepted the offer. The first thing that struck me is the lacing on the boot. I had no clue how to put the boot on but once I got dialed in (literally) I found the BOA […]

Cal Fire Beefing Up For A Busy Fire Season

— CAL FIRE Increases Staffing As Fire Threat Expands – Additional Seasonal Firefighters Hired From Sacramento Foothills to LA Basin Sacramento - Despite recent rainfall, CAL FIRE continues to respond to a significant increase in wildfires across much of California. While March rain totals were higher than this winter, the rain has done little to combat drought […]

Rim Fire Links, Maps, Weather

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Rim Fire Update: Links, Maps, Weather

Rim Fire Moves Into Top Seven In California Wildland Fire History

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The Rim Fire passed the 1977 Marble Cone (Ventana Wilderness) incident to claim the spot as sixth largest wildfire in California history.

Huh? Forest Service Chief Blames Increased Wildfires on Human Caused Climate Change

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“Global Warming” has actually stopped or at least paused since 1998 which debunks Mr Tidwell’s assertion. Historical wildland fire charts dispel much of what Mr Tidwell clams as well.

"Hazardous Material" A Firefighter Mystery Novel by Kurt Kamm.

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The plot line takes form as Bucky’s unit is called to assist on a meth bust near his station in the California desert.
Players on both sides of the methanphetamine culture dominate the pages.

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