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CalFire Units and Fire Management Plans News ItemsUPDATE: Fire near Burney nearly contained at 17 acres - Redding Record Searchlight8/18/2017 11:22:21 AM
Redding Record Searchlight UPDATE: Fire near Burney nearly contained at 17 acres Redding Record Searchlight Firefighters have contained a 17-acre wildfire near Burney, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. A vehicle sparked the Corner Fire off Highway 299 south of Highway 89, Cal Fire said. The blaze caused $100,000 damage ...
Cal Fire chooses Black Hawks for helicopter fleet replacement - Vertical Magazine (press release)8/3/2017 9:59:35 PM
Vertical Magazine (press release) Cal Fire chooses Black Hawks for helicopter fleet replacement Vertical Magazine (press release) Editor's Note: This story has been updated to reflect the fact that Leonardo has filed a protest of the intended contract award. The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection ( Cal Fire ) has announced plans to acquire new Sikorsky S-70i ...
Update: Detwiler Fire Flare-up, Meeting Cancelled - MyMotherLode.com7/24/2017 8:37:56 PM
MyMotherLode.com Update: Detwiler Fire Flare-up, Meeting Cancelled MyMotherLode.com As reported below, the Detwiler Fire showed signs of a flare up in the four o'clock hour, during which CAL Fire called upon additional units , including air resources. CAL Fire officials maintain the flare up is ... Officials expected to be on hand ... Detwiler Fire - Cal Fire - State of California Cal Fire - State of California all 163 news articles »
The West Is on Fire. Blame the Housing Crisis - WIRED7/19/2017 5:01:54 AM
WIRED The West Is on Fire . Blame the Housing Crisis WIRED California is on fire again. CalFire , one of the agencies charged with putting those fires out, is tracking upward of two dozen conflagrations up and down the state at the moment—Detwiller, Grade, Bridge, Wall, Alamo, Garza, on and on—ranging in size ... and more »
California cap-and-trade bill would eliminate controversial fire fee for rural landowners - Santa Rosa Press Democrat7/15/2017 10:30:34 PM
Santa Rosa Press Democrat California cap-and-trade bill would eliminate controversial fire fee for rural landowners Santa Rosa Press Democrat Paid by owners of 800,000 habitable structures on approximately 31 million acres that fall within Cal Fire's jurisdiction. The fee generates approximately $80 million a year toward fuel reduction, fire hazard assessment, planning and other activities ... and more »
CAL FIRE works to keep Lake Success safe for summer - Visalia Times-Delta6/1/2017 6:20:21 PM
Visalia Times-Delta CAL FIRE works to keep Lake Success safe for summer Visalia Times-Delta This week, firefighters with CAL FIRE Tulare Unit conducted hazard reductions burns along the lake's edge. Crews are preparing for higher waters, ... Last year, nearly 7,000 fires burned 565,070 acres of California's wildland. “We have the potential ... and more »
Fire Management News ItemsBipartisan Group of Senators To Congress: Permanent Wildfire Funding Fix Must be a Top Priority - Sierra Sun Times9/21/2017 8:22:24 AM
Sierra Sun Times Bipartisan Group of Senators To Congress: Permanent Wildfire Funding Fix Must be a Top Priority Sierra Sun Times September 21, 2017 - Washington – In the wake of historic wildfires in California , Oregon, Idaho, Washington and across the West, Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), Mike Crapo (R-Idaho), Jim Risch (R-Idaho), Maria Cantwell Dianne ... and more »
More logging on public lands means more wildfires - Sacramento Bee9/19/2017 4:00:54 PM
Sacramento Bee More logging on public lands means more wildfires Sacramento Bee In addition, the lack of information about the future of Giant Sequoia National Monument (the leaked report leaves in limbo six of the seven California national monuments) heightens uncertainty. The need for a scientific perspective on fire management ...
The Science of Fighting Wildfires Gets a Satellite Boost - WIRED9/11/2017 7:00:28 AM
WIRED The Science of Fighting Wildfires Gets a Satellite Boost WIRED Thousand-degree fireballs are forcing evacuations near Salt Lake City, Seattle, and parts of Northern California . In Missoula, Montana, the sun burns a bloody red even even at high noon. These days, the American .... He says on the first day of his ... OSAGE NATION: Local fire crews help with Montana wildfires Examiner Enterprise Letters published on Sept. 10, 2017 Daily Inter Lake all 94 news articles »
FEMA will help pay for Tulare County Pier Fire - Visalia Times-Delta9/6/2017 9:28:27 PM
Visalia Times-Delta FEMA will help pay for Tulare County Pier Fire Visalia Times-Delta 1, we have approved five Fire Management Assistance grants for the state of California including the Helena, La Tuna, Railroad, Mission and Pier fires," Richard said. The grant is available to states, local and tribal governments to help cover the cost ... and more »
Fire Management Assistance Granted for California's Pier Fire - Insurance Journal9/6/2017 10:28:27 AM
Crown City News Fire Management Assistance Granted for California's Pier Fire Insurance Journal The Federal Emergency Management Agency has authorized the use of federal funds to assist California in fighting the Pier Fire burning in Tulare County. The state submitted a request for a fire management assistance for the Pier Fire on Sept. 5. At the ... FEMA Fire Management Assistance Granted for Pier Fire Crown City News all 13 news articles »
FEMA Fire Management Assistance Granted For Mission Fire - YubaNet9/5/2017 12:22:25 PM
Sierra Star FEMA Fire Management Assistance Granted For Mission Fire YubaNet OAKLAND, Calif. September 5, 2017 – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to assist the State of California to combat the Mission Fire burning in Madera ... FEMA assistance granted for Mission Fire east of North Fork Sierra Star FEMA Fire Management Assistance Granted For La Tuna Fire Mojave Desert News all 37 news articles »
California OES Director Secures Funds to Assist Response Agencies Battling Mission Fire in Madera County - Sierra Sun Times9/5/2017 9:43:29 AM
Sierra Sun Times California OES Director Secures Funds to Assist Response Agencies Battling Mission Fire in Madera County Sierra Sun Times September 5, 2017 - California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) Director Mark Ghilarducci on Monday secured a Fire Management Assistance Grant (FMAG) from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to help ensure the ...
Firewise Communities News ItemsStatewide fire fee suspended in California climate change deal - Sierra Star7/20/2017 3:38:29 PM
Sierra Star Statewide fire fee suspended in California climate change deal Sierra Star Grant projects include: Firewise Communities Evacuation Routes, Cascadel Tree Removal, funding for the North Fork Biomass Disposal Facility, reducing threats via removal of downed dead trees for Mariposa County, Mariposa Countywide Chipping of ... and more »
After a wet winter, a threatening wildfire season arrives in Napa County - Napa Valley Register5/27/2017 1:03:20 PM
Napa Valley Register After a wet winter, a threatening wildfire season arrives in Napa County Napa Valley Register In California , droughts lead to potentially bad fire seasons. Rainy winters simply lead to another ... Among the other local Firewise communities are Berryessa Highlands and Atlas Peak and still others have fire safety councils. The Napa Communities ... and more »
Florida wildfires draw attention to climate change - Business Insurance4/25/2017 7:33:38 AM
Business Insurance Florida wildfires draw attention to climate change Business Insurance Wildfire risk is generally perceived to be a western United States problem, and the majority of major insurance losses caused by wildfires to date have occurred in California ; but southern U.S. states have been plagued by wildfires in recent years ... and more »
Fire Safe Council of Nevada County Executive Director receives national recognition - YubaNet1/24/2017 2:05:27 PM
YubaNet Fire Safe Council of Nevada County Executive Director receives national recognition YubaNet California routinely experiences large wildfires due to homes being developed in the Wildland-Urban Interface and the dry Mediterranean climate. Drummond has utilized the National Fire Protection Association's Firewise Communities /USA® program to ... and more »