The rekindling of fire lookout towers

Oct 26, 2018
How one state is fighting wildfires.
A fire lookout tower in Pennsylvania.
Nicholas A. Tonelli/Flickr

The rekindling of fire lookout towers

Oct 26, 2018
How one state is reinvesting in a century old method to fight wildfires.
A fire lookout tower in Pennsylvania.
Andrei Taranchenko/Flickr

As wildfires spread, the contractors are called in

Sep 17, 2015
Outside help is filling the gap between 'what we have and what we need.'

The logistics of fighting massive wildfires

Sep 14, 2015
A network of fire departments can call for help outside their jurisdictions.

Living in a wildfire zone

Aug 27, 2015
In much of the West, the question is not 'will there be a wildfire?' It's 'when?'

Installing solar panels? Think of the firefighters

Nov 12, 2013
For firefighters, there can be too many solar panels on a roof. Fire officials and the solar industry are paying attention to the concern.