Nov 11, 2013
And this final note on supply and demand: Of Knishes.
Oct 29, 2013
To help fight wildfires, officials often dump orange fire retardant from planes. But some Forest Service employees argue the substance doesn't work as promised.
Oct 8, 2013
The Nest Protect costs four times as much as a normal smoke detector.
Aug 30, 2013
The 200-square-mile Rim Fire peels back the layers of the Sierra Nevadas’ economic ecology.
Aug 26, 2013
As the Rim Fire in California continues to spread from Yosemite National Park, thousands of homes are threatened. In many areas in the West, insurance pools make it possible to build housing in high-risk fire zones.
Aug 19, 2013
Wildfires are burning across the West and are expected to get worse as global temperatures rise. One problem: people living in high-risk fire zones.
Aug 7, 2013
It's been a tough year in wildland firefighting with multiple deaths in Arizona and elsewhere. This mother-daughter pair grapple with the stress, danger and excitement.
Jul 3, 2013
Hundreds of homes have already been lost to wildfires this summer. There are ways to make these houses less likely to burn, but fire mitigation is a hard sell to homeowners.
Jul 2, 2013
Why more and more homes are going up in the country’s most fire-prone areas.
Dec 18, 2012
On the face of it, it sounds crazy: Your house or apartment is on fire, and rather than phoning the emergency services, you tweet them. But that is what the London Fire Brigade is mulling over.