firefighters

Biden to honor firefighters with nationwide flag-lowering

The National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service is Sunday

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Flags across the US will be flown at half-staff Sunday, following a proclamation by President Biden. The flag-lowering is meant to honor firefighters and first responders who have died in the line of duty. Sunday is the…

The unsung heroes who spot wildfires in the West

At any moment, a plume of smoke could rise from somewhere in California's 33 million acres of forest land. The rugged terrain is often unreachable from the two-lane highways that twist through the thirsty wildland.