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State and local policies emphasize retrofitting existing homes and ensuring homes have defensible space and communities have evacuation plans.
A wildfire in Arizona that had neighboring New Mexico breathing in smoke was one of several blazes scorching the drought-stricken Southwest, signaling what could be a devastating summer.
Verisk will leverage the data from the NFPA Firewise USA® recognition program to develop property-level analytics insurers can use to refine their underwriting.
Using NFIRS data, this report examines the fire incidents in WUI areas in California in terms of travel time, loss measures and fire cause for the years 2009 to 2011 and compares those incidents to those outside WUI areas.
A Wyoming smokejumper has died of injuries suffered last month while fighting a wildfire in New Mexico.
Flames overran the men sometime after 9 a.m., killing Turner, Vandenberg Fire Chief Billy Bell and Assistant Fire Chief Eugene Cooper.
Batson decided to take a shortcut from the top of the bluff to a grassy area below by jumping a fence, but he jumped too far.