Tag: Wildfires

Photo of a wildfire in a field with a free at night
June 25, 2019 by Elizabeth Turick

More than 4.5 million American households are at “high or extreme risk from wildfire,” says the Leavitt Group, an insurance brokerage...

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Photo of a wild fire burning a forested hillside
October 9, 2017 by Elizabeth Turick

Last month the National Multi-Agency Coordinating Group (NMAC), an organization comprising of top federal and state fire managers, raised the...

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May 31, 2016 by Keenan Purk

By their nature, wildfires are impossible to predict. Even their name conjures up the wild, the uncontrollable—and their effects are...

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April 13, 2016 by Keenan Purk

Although the El Niño is allegedly winding down, wild and crazy weather events are still evolving in unprecedented proportion. From...

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September 24, 2015 by Keenan Purk

Trying to disseminate information during a time of emergency can be quite hectic, and it is understandable to want the...

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September 11, 2015 by Keenan Purk

This week’s topic, wildfires, hits close to home for the Emergency Communications Network family. In June 1998, lightning strikes and...

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