It takes grueling groundwork to stop a wildfire, but firefighters in Southern California are hoping big data and artificial intelligence can help save lives and property.
The devastating wildfires in California last year are putting more homeowners in harm’s way as insurers are raising rates and canceling the coverage of some customers.
Some policymakers believe it may be time to break the burn-rebuild-burn-again wildfire cycle.
As wildfires in California are now a year-round threat, politicians debate who should pay for the growing number of fires, now and in the future.
It’s becoming commonplace that wildfires across the Golden State engulf homes, scorch heirlooms, and claim lives. The reason wildfires seem more destructive is that people and fires are coming together.