When Firsts Responders Become Civilians

When Firsts Responders Become Civilians

An aerial view of the damage caused by the Tubbs Fire in the Coffey Park neighborhood in Santa Rosa, CA, in October 2017.Marcus Yam/Los Angeles Times/TNS Costa shares an emotional story of how the 2017 California wildfires threatened his home and family, giving him a...
AI Could Spot Wildfires Faster Than Humans

AI Could Spot Wildfires Faster Than Humans

A prediction system undergoes testing as the U.S. West braces for another potentially devastating wildfire season By Jane Braxton Little on June 17, 2021Tubbs Fire burns through California wine country in 2017. Credit: George Rose Getty Images During his eight years...
Types of Water Supplies for fire protection systems

Types of Water Supplies for fire protection systems

BY BRIAN O’CONNOR All water-based fire protection systems have one thing in common, they need water. Without access to an adequate water supply these systems will not be function properly. When determining a water supply you need to make sure it is automatic...