Utah Seeks Jail Time for Drone Operators over Wildfires

Legislation creates jail time as an effort to avoid aerial collisions HALLIE GOLDEN, Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — When a fire broke out last year near a Utah mountain lake, firefighters had to ground their airplanes and helicopters ...

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Partnership Forms to Improve Prescribed Fires

Environmental groups, federal and state agencies work to improve forest health   SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Environmental groups and federal and state agencies have formed a partnership to increase the use of prescribed fires to improve the health of California’s ...

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Wildland/WUI On-Duty Death

Fremont County deputy fire chief was severely burned in a 2015 fire United States Fire Administration The U.S. Fire Administration has announced the official on-duty death of Deputy Chief Clarence “Speed” Hartbank, 79, of the Fremont County Fire District on ...

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