'Paradise is Gone': California Fires Devastate Communities

  1. ‘Paradise is Gone’: California Fires Devastate Communities  New York Times
  2. President Donald Trump Tweet On California Wildfires Roils Hollywood  Deadline
  3. Crews fight to save homes from massive California wildfires  Reuters
  4. Death toll rises to 11, as 200000 flee fires in California; the worst in state’s history  Washington Post
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The best research is produced when researchers and communities work together

The best research is produced when researchers and communities work together

The best research is produced when researchers and communities work together, Published online: 03 October 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-06855-7

Knowledge generated in partnership with the public and policymakers is more likely to be useful to society and should be encouraged.
Source: Nature

Multiple gas explosions set more than 60 homes ablaze across three communities north of Boston

  1. Multiple gas explosions set more than 60 homes ablaze across three communities north of Boston  Washington Post
  2. Fires and Gas Explosions Damage Dozens of Homes Near Boston  Wall Street Journal
  3. Multiple Explosions And Fires Reported Across 3 Mass. Towns, At Least 3 Injured  NPR
  4. More than 30 homes catch fire after natural gas issues north of Boston; 4 injured  USA TODAY
  5. Fire crews responding to series of gas explosions in homes in Lawrence, Andover, N. Andover  Lowell Sun
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Deadly Redding fire burns 500 structures, threatens new communities

  1. Deadly Redding fire burns 500 structures, threatens new communities  Los Angeles Times
  2. California asks White House for help as fires continue to rage  NBCNews.com
  3. Family rushes to find missing children, great-grandmother as deadly Northern California wildfire grows  CNN
  4. ‘Firenado’ conditions in Carr Fire similar to last year’s deadly North Bay blazes  Sacramento Bee
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New model quantifies communities' vulnerability to the spread of fire

Disaster-mitigation experts wanted to bring attention to the complexity of the so-called wildland-urban interface of fires. They’ve developed a model that attempts to quantify the vulnerability of a community of homes to the spread of a fire. They hope their model could add to the strategic toolbox that protects lives and livelihoods from destructive fires.
Source: Science Daily