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Extreme wildfires are taking a toll on the mental health of firefighters
As fire seasons intensify, the chronic stress involved in controlling them is harming the mental health of wildland firefighters.
Flying, amphibious drones may help us fight wildfires in a warming world
Two companies are developing workhorse drones able to transport gallons and gallons of water by air.
The most transformative security innovations of 2021
A vacuum for cookie crumbs (on the internet, that is), an amphibious boat that does more than float, and more of the Best of What's New.
The Navy released a scathing report about the fire on the USS Bonhomme Richard
"The ship was lost due to an inability to extinguish the fire."
This helpful tank-like robot fights fires, not people
The Estonian vehicle can shoot out thousands of gallons of water per minute to combat a blaze.
How aerial firefighters battle blazes from the skies
Tanker pilots, helicopter operators, and smokejumpers need special skills (and morning coffee) to do their high-flying jobs.
California’s aerial firefighters struggle against record winds in Kincade blaze
Twenty-one airtankers, ten helicopters, and an attack aircraft are just a few pieces in CAL Fire’s arsenal.
Flames aren’t the only danger firefighters face. Sometimes, there’s a bear.
Tales from a Pyrogeographer.
A Day In The Life Of Patrick Hardison, Face Transplant Survivor
After a firefighting accident left him disfigured, Hardison got a new face
Nebraska Drone Starts Fires To Fight Fires
Goodness gracious, safe balls of fire