JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — New recruits tested the skills they have learned in classrooms during a field training day on Saturday to give them a taste of what it’s like to fight a wildland fire. 225 more words
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HAWAII — Fast-moving lava crossed a road and threatened dozens of homes, prompting National Guard helicopters to airlift residents from Hawaii’s lower Puna area.
Hawaii officials warned residents in affected areas to shelter in place Friday night and await further instructions. 395 more words
Colorado Mountain Town Considering Scrapping 4th of July Fireworks For Lasers Due To Wildfire Danger
Due to extreme fire risk Glenwood Springs is considering doing away with their traditional 4th of July firework show in favor of laser lights display due to anticipated extreme wildfire danger. 39 more words
This is the seventh installment from our new commentary paper entitled, “Learning from the 2017 Disasters to Create a Reliably Resilient U.S.” The full commentary will be shared on June 1 to mark the beginning of the 2018 hurricane season. 3,789 more words