Wildfire scientists push back against CA environmentalists

Wildfire scientists push back against CA environmentalists

As the Caldor Fire roared into the Lake Tahoe basin more than a month ago, Brian Newman took some comfort in the surroundings. An operations section chief with Cal Fire, Newman knew that thousands of acres of trees and brush had been deliberately removed from around the basin in recent years. He and other firefighters … Read more

Bird flies in aircraft engine and causes fire at New Jersey airport

A Spirit Airlines flight that departed from Atlantic City Airport on Saturday was canceled after a large bird crashed into one of the aircraft’s engines and lit a fire while attempting to take off, Florida officials say when the bird caught the Plane collided. A fire broke out and passengers and crew were immediately evacuated. … Read more

Carry-on baggage catches fire on plane scheduled to depart from Logan International Airport in Boston

Passengers traveling by plane to Pittsburgh from Logan International Airport in Boston landed safely at Pittsburgh International Airport early Thursday morning after a passenger’s carry-on baggage caught fire in the early evening hours behind schedule. An item in a passenger’s hand luggage caught fire while the plane was still at the gate in Logan. The … Read more