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High Wildfire Danger in California from Santa Ana Winds

High Wildfire Danger in California from Santa Ana Winds

Wildfire Burns Next to Multi-Million Dollar Homes West of Los Angeles The Pacific Palisades fire burned 40 acres on a hillside and prompted evacuation orders for about 200 homes. High Wildfire Danger in California from Santa Ana Winds Special note by The Firefly...

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Fire blankets can protect buildings from wildfires

Fire blankets can protect buildings from wildfires

Laboratory and real-fire assessments demonstrate that fire blankets could protect structures from a short exposure to a wildfire, but also highlight the technical limitations of their existing form. Image: Shutterstock. Whole-House Fire Blanket Protection From...

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Wildfire meeting for seasonal readiness

Wildfire meeting for seasonal readiness

Wildfire meeting sparks thoughts on readiness as seasonal threat looms Woodside, Portola Valley officials resigned to possible PG&E power shut-offs to prevent blazes Special note by The Firefly Innovations on the article:– You can help to change this and WIN...

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California Earthquake  a State Wary of the ‘Big One’

California Earthquake a State Wary of the ‘Big One’

An employee cleaning an aisle floor scattered with toppled bottles in a convenience store in Ridgecrest, Calif., on Saturday.CreditMario Tama/Getty Images Special note by The Firefly Innovations on the article:– You can help to change this and WIN a $10,000...

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Parts of Southeast deal with flooding, high water rescues

Parts of Southeast deal with flooding, high water rescues

Illinois National Guard Sgt. Joey White climbs the temporary flood wall built on Main Street in Grafton, Ill., on June 8, 2019. (Photo: David Carson, AP) Special note by The Firefly Innovations on the article:- A large part of this damage can be prevented by new...

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Missouri Tornado: People Trapped As Damage Left Behind

Missouri Tornado: People Trapped As Damage Left Behind

This aerial image shows severe storm damage in Jefferson City. Picture: AP The twister destroyed homes, ripped away walls and sheared roofs in Jefferson City. Splintered trees and downed power lines clogged roads. Special note by The Firefly Innovations on the...

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Dog waits for owners to return  after wildfire

Dog waits for owners to return after wildfire

“Madison,” the Anatolian shepherd dog that apparently guarded his burned home for nearly a month, approaches his owner, Andrea Gaylord, as she was allowed back to check on her burned property in Paradise, Calif. (Shayla Sullivan via AP) Special note by The...

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Florida firefighter turns old fire hoses into American flags

Florida firefighter turns old fire hoses into American flags: ‘That’s what unites...
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Firefighter loses 3 children in Pennsylvania while helping others

Firefighter loses 3 children in Pennsylvania blaze as he responds to another call Special note by...
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Gov. Chris Sununu signs law covering PTSD for first responders

Gov. Chris Sununu signed the bill at a Manchester fire station on Tuesday. Special note by The...
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9/11 first responder Luis Alvarez, dies at 53

9/11 first responder Luis Alvarez, who fought for victims’ compensation, dies at 53 Special...
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