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Sticky fluid can be sprayed on grassy verges to prevent wildfires

Added: 16.10.2019 17:20 | 10 views | 0 comments

A weather-resistant fluid containing fire retardants can be sprayed onto vegetation to stop wildfires from starting at high-risk areas such as roadsides

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Lebanon battles worst wildfires in decades

Added: 15.10.2019 20:16 | 9 views | 0 comments

Firefighters and aircraft are tackling a series of blazes amid hot weather and strong winds.

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PG&E finds over 100 instances of damage in 'public safety' outage

Added: 15.10.2019 14:26 | 1 views | 0 comments

Pacific Gas and Electric confirmed Monday that more than 100 instances of damage were found during the largest planned power outage in state history to avoid wildfires. 

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Fire blankets can protect buildings from wildfires

Added: 15.10.2019 12:53 | 17 views | 0 comments

Wrapping a building in a fire-protective blanket is a viable way of protecting it against wildfires, finds the first study to scientifically assess this method of defense. Rigorous testing reveals that existing blanket technology can protect structures from a short wildfire attack, but for successful deployment against severe fires and in areas of high housing density, technological advancement of blanket materials and deployment methods, as well as multi-structure protection strategies, are needed.

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Huge fire blankets can protect houses from destructive wildfires

Added: 15.10.2019 5:00 | 13 views | 0 comments

Wrapping a wooden house in a fire resistant blanket can protect it from a wildfire for around 10 minutes - enough to let it survive fast-moving blazes

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Three dead following Southern California wildfires

Added: 14.10.2019 14:19 | 22 views | 0 comments

Warm, dry offshore winds were expected to give way to cooler Pacific breezes.

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California utility cuts power amid high threat of wildfires

Added: 14.10.2019 3:35 | 4 views | 0 comments

As at least six wildfires burn in California, the state's largest power utility shut off power to hundreds of thousands of customers to prevent additional fires from power lines. CBS News national correspondent Jonathan Vigliotti joined CBSN AM with how residents are coping with the blackout.

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Power cut to hundreds of thousands in California to prevent wildfires

Added: 14.10.2019 3:35 | 6 views | 0 comments

An unprecedented safety shutoff has cut power to nearly a million people in California. Pacific Gas and Electric says it is trying to prevent wildfires. Jonathan Vigliotti reports.

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Firefighters make headway against the biggest of California's active wildfires

Added: 13.10.2019 20:45 | 19 views | 0 comments

Firefighters are making progress containing the largest of the wildfires currently burning in California, authorities said.

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Firefighters make headway against the biggest of California's active wildfires

Added: 13.10.2019 20:45 | 26 views | 0 comments

Firefighters are making progress containing the largest of the wildfires currently burning in California, authorities said.

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