Wildfires Scorch West

September 2006
Weekly Reader News - Senior;9/22/2006, Vol. 85 Issue 3, p3
The article focuses on the wildfire incidents in the U.S. in summer 2006 according to the National Interagency Fire Center. Large acres of forests throughout the country have suffered from fires this year. Hundred of firefighters and military units have been deployed to help extinguish the fires. Other countries have activated their fire crews to aid the U.S.


Related Articles

  • Wildfires Scorch West.  // Weekly Reader News - Edition 4;9/22/2006, Vol. 88 Issue 3, p3 

    The article reports on the increase in number of wildfire incidents in several western states in the U.S. The National Interagency Fire Center reported that more than 6 million acres of U.S. forests have already been burned, nearly double the area that burns in an average year. In the current...

  • Agencies and Private Sector Freshen Up Fire Maps.  // GEOWorld;Oct2011, Vol. 24 Issue 10, p6 

    The article reports on a host of maps offered by the National Interagency Fire Center for the Texas fires and fires in the U.S. in order to disseminate a variety of information to aid firefighters, residents, emergency planners, and other partners.

  • It's Still About the WUI Facts. Bailey, Dan W. // Wildfire;Jul/Aug2013, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p4 

    The article presents the author's views on the statistics collected by the periodical that are related to the issue of the U.S. wildland fire. According to the author, the National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC) in Boise, Idaho had helped them a lot in collection of statistics. According to the...

  • Fires smoke out North America.  // New Scientist;8/2/2014, Vol. 223 Issue 2980, p7 

    The article discusses a report by the U.S. National Interagency Coordination Center on wildfires in the U.S.'s northwest region for 2014, and focuses on the spread of smoke from Canada, an increase in smoke-related health problems, and air pollution.

  • No Contest. Paulus, Timothy J. // Fire Chief Exclusive Insight;7/ 1/2011, p7 

    The article discusses several studies comparing the use of water and compressed-air foam (CAF) in suppressing fires. The U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) concluded that CAF hose lines are easier to handle than conventional water lines. The National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC) reported that 90...

  • Creative accounting. Tobias, Jimmy // Missoula Independent;12/5/2013, Vol. 24 Issue 49, p9 

    The article discusses the impact of the fire borrowing practice on the public land use and the trail budget of Steve Bull, a veteran trail worker on the Bitterroot National Forest. Topics discussed were the meaning of fire borrowing which involves the U.S. Forest Service transferring money to...

  • Taming Hayman. Alderton, Megan // Mobile Radio Technology;Aug2002, Vol. 20 Issue 8, p12 

    Focuses on the importance of mobile communication systems during a wildfire disaster in Denver, Colorado. Use of the National Interagency Fire Center kits in the disaster; Benefits of technology advancements for firefighters; Features of the communication unit.

  • UNDER CONTRACT.  // Hill;4/10/2014, Vol. 21 Issue 46, p18 

    The article offers the U.S. news briefs as of April 10, 2014 on topics including a two million dollar contract of the U.S. Forest Service, use of type III helicopter by the National Interagency Fire Center of the U.S. Department of Agriculture and a project of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

  • Breaking Down Barriers to Create Barriers. Yturri, Nick // Wildfire;Jan/Feb2013, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p26 

    The article presents the author's views on the efforts in Boise Foothills, Boise, Idaho to reduce wildfire risk. He states that Boise is home to the National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC), however it is not less susceptible to urban-interface fires. He mentions the Boise District Bureau of Land...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics