Author Archives: Bill Carey

Winds Bring Fire Danger to Southern California

Red flag warnings     LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fire danger is high as dry, warm winds again blow through Southern California. Red flag warnings for critical fire weather conditions are in place Sunday from Ventura County south to San ...

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Entiat Hotshots 2019

A look at this year’s fire season work     Entiat IHC Crew Media – 2019 Entiat Hotshots The Entiat Interagency Hotshot Crew is a 20-person wildland fire fighting crew governed by the US Department of Agriculture, US Forest Service, ...

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Utah Extends Fire Restrictions

Regions have been without precipitation since June     SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Seasonal fire restrictions are being extended in 11 Utah counties by a month due to what officials say are dry conditions and continued problems with controlling ...

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Profile: South Metro, CO Brush Engine

A look at South Metro Fire Rescue Engine 39     South Metro Fire Rescue PIO – In this week’s Fleet Friday episode, we take you to Station 39 in Castle Pines to get a tour of Brush Engine 39 ...

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California to Overhaul Insurance Plan after Wildfires

FAIR Plan ordered to sell comprehensive policies     By ADAM BEAM Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Californians who lost their home insurance because of the threat of wildfires will be able to buy comprehensive policies next year through ...

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California Fraught with Fires and Power Crisis

“This is an unacceptable situation in California,”     By JONATHAN J. COOPER Associated Press The utility that serves more than 5 million electrical customers in one of the world’s most technologically advanced areas is now faced again and again ...

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Wildfires Force Businesses to Prepare for Disruptions

Fire affects productivity     By JOYCE M. ROSENBERG AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) — The wildfires that are rampant this time of year in California force small business owners to be prepared in the same way as owners ...

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Mill Creek Hotshots 2019

The 2019 fire season with a California crew     Crh. L. – MillCreek Hotshots 2019 The Mill Creek Hotshots are a 20 person, Region 5, California Hotshot Crew. The crew has a history that dates back to 1975. At ...

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California Businesses at Risk Amid Fires, Power Outages

How to stay in business off the grid       By JOYCE M. ROSENBERG AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) — The California wildfires are taking a toll on small businesses, including those that are miles away and safe ...

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California Fires, Blackouts Decades in the Making

“There’s a ton of blame to go around here,”     By JONATHAN J. COOPER Associated Press The utility that serves more than 5 million electrical customers in one of the world’s most technologically advanced areas is now faced again ...

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