Communities are looking for ways to protect themselves from future floods, and some are using a novel solution: just giving rivers some space to flow.
State Farm will stop accepting home insurance applications in California
The company said this is due to an increase in catastrophic events and construction costs.
No kidding: California overtime law threatens use of grazing goats to prevent wildfires
Hundreds of goats munch on long blades of yellow grass on a hillside next to a sprawling townhouse complex. They were hired to clear vegetation that could fuel wildfires as temperatures rise this summer.
‘California is meant to burn’: Experts teach landowners art of prescribed burns
GEORGETOWN, California, June 1 (Reuters) – The prescribed burn begins on a California hill with a drip torch to light brush, needles and fallen branches, the flames spreading out on the forest floor far below the tree canopy.
U.S. Fire Administration Announces Effort to Launch New Fire Information and Analytics Platform
Release Date: May 9, 2023 WASHINGTON — Today, the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) announces the launch of the modernization effort to develop a new, interoperable fire information and analytics platform, known as the National Emergency Response Information System...
The 2023 Safety Stand Down Quiz is Now Live – Test Your Knowledge on Lithium-Ion Battery Response
In support of this year’s Safety Stand Down campaign, June 18-24, the Safety Stand Down Sweepstakes Quiz is now live, featuring questions that reinforce key messages and practices behind this year’s theme, “Lithium-Ion Batteries: Are You Ready?” Each year, the Safety...