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Staring Down Into the Heart of the High Park Fire
Trying to drown Colorado wildfire with Black Hawks and Bambi buckets
FYI: How Do Firefighters Tackle a Voracious, Out-of-Control Fire?
Using Black Hawks and hand-dug trenches to battle the flames
New Mexico Wildfires Threaten Los Alamos Labs, America’s Nuclear Research Hub
Fires force lab to close, but officials say hazardous materials are secured
Firefighters’ Flame-Throwing Toolkits Keep Wildfires in Check
The U.S. Forest Service has battled fire with fire for nearly a century, but it wasn’t until the past decade...
Gull-Wing Firefighting ATV Could Operate in the Middle of Inferno
A designer proposes a military-style vehicle that can fight and survive fires
As Wildfire Threatens L.A., Satellites and Supertankers Hover
Los Angelenos have recently watched billowing clouds from a nearby wildfire hover overhead, in scenes reminiscent of “Volcano.” NASA’s Terra...
Next-Gen Firefighting Technology Arrives Just in Time to Combat Wildfires
As firemen prepare for wildfire season this summer, they will reach for their trusty Pulaski ax, the century-old tool used...
Firefighting 747 Supertanker Dumps 20,500 Gallons of Water from 500 Feet Up
Where do you want the pool?
A Nylon Sheath For Your House, to Quench Fires
A new system could stop raging flames from burning down your home
Aboriginal Fires Fight Climate Change
Australian aborigines use ancient fire practices to slash greenhouse gases