• At least 39 migrants die after fire at immigration center

    The flames that set fire to the detention center of the National Migration Institute (INM) in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, which cost the lives of 39 Central and South American migrants and injured 29 others, had been simmering. According to the first official investigations, cited by the Diario de Juárez,...
  • Study Stresses Need for Better Fire Management in NW Forests

    SEATTLE — While the Northwest has seen massive infernos in recent years, a new report shows its forests actually are experiencing a historical deficit of fires. That deficit could be fueling recent, dangerous wildfire seasons. The study conducted by The Nature Conservancy, U.S. Forest Service and University of Idaho shows...
  • Drones and Fires

    Feds, Industry Move to Keep Drones Out of Fire Zones

    Suzanne Potter California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. – On Saturday, firefighting planes had to halt operations for half an hour on the massive, deadly Sand Fire in Santa Clarita to track down a person flying a drone in the fire zone. On Monday, the federal government announced a program...