Author Archives: Bill Carey

Brighton, CO Wildland Fire Training

Drone video of training on several wildfire subjects     Brighton Fire Rescue District – Drone video captures wildland fire training at Station 52. The training focuses on apparatus familiarization with our new brush trucks, review of wildland strategies and ...

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Storm to Worsen New Mexico Wildfire Conditions

Strong winds expected to spread fires     ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Forecasters say a storm system approaching New Mexico will produce dangerous wildfire conditions in western New Mexico Thursday afternoon and evening and that blowing dust will reduce visibility ...

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Elevated Wildfire Danger in Arizona

Red flag warnings covered much of the state     PHOENIX (AP) — Forecasters report elevated fire danger from dry and windy weather conditions across much of Arizona on Thursday. A red flag warning issued Thursday by the National Weather ...

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FDIC 2018: Wildfire Structure Triage

An FDIC 2018 training event     Todd McNeal Chief Twain Harte (CA) Fire Department Wednesday, April 25, 2018 10:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. REGISTER NOW The class provides company officers and firefighters with the current tactical information necessary to ...

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Deadly Wildfires Endure in Southwest U.S

Homes have been swallowed by the fires     By KEN MILLER, Associated Press OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Frazzled residents in a part of rural northwestern Oklahoma paralyzed by days of wind-whipped wildfires expressed fear a blaze could overrun their ...

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Colorado Wildfires Burn Several Buildings

Calm weather may help firefighters     DENVER (AP) — Calmer weather on Wednesday should help firefighters trying to stop wildfires that started in strong winds. Winds gusting to 60 mph (96 kph) helped fan a wildfire between Colorado Springs ...

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