After years of record-setting wildfires in both size and cost, insurers are quietly pulling back their exposure across the Western United States.
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.
With the threat of wildfires on the rise in California, firefighters are overhauling basic firefighting equipment to get ahead. Sam Wu, Project Leader with the San Dimas Technology and Development Center, told KPCC Southern California Public Radio that his team is working to make sure firefighters have the most up-to-date
Millions of dead trees increase wildfire risk to property Drought, extreme heat and tens of millions of dead trees could create a destructive wildfire season in California. There are at least 66 million dead trees in six counties across California, according to the U.S. National Forest Service, caused by years
Wildfire season in California is not limited to late summer and early fall anymore. The Golden State is turning brown in the midst of one of the most severe droughts on record. From January 1 through the end of July, California firefighters have responded to nearly 3,900 blazes, which is
As seen on LATimes: Firefighters began mop-up operations Saturday on the Cocos fire in San Marcos that destroyed up to 12 homes this week and numerous buildings at a spiritual retreat center, Cal Fire officials said. Even as it fought several large blazes in San Diego County, Cal Fire was