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CalFire Units and Fire Management Plans News ItemsCal 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 »
48000 acres burn, 29 structures destroyed in growing Detwiler fire near Yosemite National Park - KGO-TV7/19/2017 11:21:57 PM
KGO-TV 48000 acres burn, 29 structures destroyed in growing Detwiler fire near Yosemite National Park KGO-TV CalFire confirms the Detwiler Fire has now spread to 48,000 acres, up from 45,000 early Thursday afternoon. The fire is only 7 percent contained. Twenty-nine structures destroyed, thousands more threatened, and thousands of residents have been ... Wildfire forces evacuation of California town near Yosemite Reuters UK Gov. Jerry Brown Declares Emergency for Mariposa County Wildfire Burning Near Yosemite NBC Bay Area Lompoc firefighters head to Detwiler Fire in Mariposa, evacuations underway KSBY San Luis Obispo News Cal Fire - State of California all 542 news articles »
June 17-18: Beale Fire Department &CAL FIRE will be Conducting a Controlled Burn on the Base - YubaNet6/9/2017 7:39:29 PM
June 17-18: Beale Fire Department &CAL FIRE will be Conducting a Controlled Burn on the Base YubaNet June 9, 2017 – On June 17th and 18th, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection ( CAL FIRE ) Nevada-Yuba-Placer Unit , in cooperation with Beale Air Force Base, and Feather River Air Quality Management District will be conducting a large ...
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 »
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 »
Q&A: Daniel Berlant moves up in Cal Fire - Auburn Journal11/7/2016 1:29:25 PM
Auburn Journal Q&A: Daniel Berlant moves up in Cal Fire Auburn Journal This Sunday, he and other Cal Fire representatives will travel to Chile to teach officials there California's way of preventing and responding to wildfires. In turn, they will learn how the Chilean government responds to earthquakes in a climate ...