Alaska


When disaster takes out the phone and internet connections, military and local groups help make the link ~DVIDS

Since Hurricane Katrina, so much has changed in our nation’s response to disaster, not only with our own collective cultural mindset, but particularly with our Federal response to disaster. FEMA is much improved, streamlined and focused. However it is our US National Guard/Military Logistics who have stepped up and into the scene, which is the…


Wildfire Update: CA: Mountain Fire 15% contained ~ Alaska: Stuart Creek 2 Fire 57% contained

The Riverside County Sheriff in cooperation with Idyllwild Fire Protection District has issued an evacuation notice for the Idyllwild and Fern Valley area. This evacuation notice also includes the San Jacinto State Park Wilderness, Forest Service Wilderness and Forest Service Campgrounds. The Trails End Community at the very top of Morris Ranch Road is under…


Wildfires Update: National Preparedness Level 3

National Inter-agency Fire Center reports:  Four new large fires were reported in Alaska where more than 488,000 acres have burned. The West Fork Complex and East Peak fires continue to be the main concerns for fire managers in Colorado. Residents near these fires remain evacuated this morning. Four MAFFS C-130 aircraft and support personnel from…