Fire and Forest: Learning from public health …

I have often been struck by the similarities between fire protection — prevention and suppression — and public health. Both fields are tasked with preventing...

Fire & Forest: You passed your inspection! …

By the time this article is published, the Hill will have more than 90 percent of its inspection compliance with PRC 4291 completed. This...

Fire and Forest: Fire safe lessons from 2011 …

We have gotten a bit of winter recently, but we should not forget that this has been a relatively dry season, and that will...

Fire and Forest: Renewing commitment; evacuation win …

If anything good comes out of the two major fires on the Hill this summer, I hope it’s a renewed interest and commitment in...

Fire and Forest: Feds move to fix funding but homeowners still key …

“Facts are stubborn things,” as John Adams said, and a very stubborn thing over the last two decades has been how much we have...

Fire & Forest: October 6, 2016: Fire Prevention Week urges fire awareness year round...

Every year in our country since 1922, Fire Prevention Week has been observed during the month of October. It was established to commemorate the Great...

Fire and Forest: Good Fire Chiefs …

In addition to a breathtaking mountain and an excellent Fire Safe Council, I am grateful for extremely competent fire professionals who make it possible...

Fire and Forest: Australian warnings …

Australia is one of the areas on the globe that deals with wildfires every summer, much like the American West, so we should pay...

Fire & Forest: Volunteers and grants allow FSC to keep community safe …

For the past year (and every year since 2002), the Mountain Communities Fire Safe Council has been working hard to help members of our...

Fire And Forest: Fire abatement helps all …

By Chris Kramer MCFSC President With the recent election of officers on the Mountain Communities Fire Safe Council, I’d like to introduce myself as the new...
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