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How aerial firefighters are trained to fight forest fires

Aerial firefighters go through intense training before they fight active wildfires from the sky. These firefighters work with government agencies like the US Forest Service and state governments. Insider spent three days with Bridger’s training team in Arizona to see pilots train. Visit the Business section of Insider for more […]
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Trump hasn’t said a word for weeks about the record-breaking fires ravaging California, Oregon, and Washington — all Democratic strongholds

President Donald Trump has for weeks stayed silent on the record-breaking wildfires that have ravaged California, Oregon, Washington, and other Western states. While Trump has approved disaster declarations for California and Oregon, he falsely blamed California’s forest management for the deadly fires. Former Department of Homeland Security chief of staff […]
Trump hasn’t said a word for weeks about the record-breaking fires ravaging California, Oregon, and Washington — all Democratic strongholds
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What happens to animals during wildfires

Some animals don’t just survive wildfires, they thrive in surprising and clever ways. Many smaller animals take cover in logs, under rocks, or by burying themselves in the dirt, while p redators like bears,raccoons, and raptors hunt down creatures trying to escape. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Looking […]
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States at risk of wildfires are replacing July 4 fireworks with drone shows

Towns in dry states like California, Colorado, and Arizona are getting creative with their July 4 celebrations amid concerns of fireworks sparking wildfires. Several towns have chosen to ditch fireworks in favour of drone displays. California’s Travis Air Force Base is collaborating with Intel to replace their traditional Independence Day […]
States at risk of wildfires are replacing July 4 fireworks with drone shows