dry winter News

Vilsack, Jewell Tour Fire Center Amid 2013 Fears

With another extreme Western fire season predicted, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and Interior Secretary Sally Jewell are visiting the National Interagency Fire Center to discuss what their agencies are doing to prepare. Even before Monday’s visit, weather forecasters at …

Dangerous Wildfire Season Predicted for California

Californians can expect a dangerous summer wildfire season due to a dry winter that has left the normally green hills of spring parched and tinder-dry, authorities warned. State fire crews have responded to more than 680 wildfires since the beginning …