The Colorado Craig Interagency Hotshot Crew spends their summers fighting fires in places like California and Montana
Last week my house burned to the ground, and if that’s not bad enough, I was diagnosed with an autoimmune disorder
Not only do we use this stuff for 130 days every summer—we're not exactly nice to it in the process
With the CZU Lightning Complex fire bearing down on them, a rogue group of citizens banded together to stay and defend their homes in the mountains above Santa Cruz, California. Here's how they fought the fire—and won.
One wildland firefighter interviews some of the trailblazers who came before her on the fires and shifts they’ll never forget and the policies they changed for the women who came after them
If you're planning on having a fire, you need to know how to put it out correctly
Trump administration manipulated emissions reporting from the deadliest fires in California history to promote logging
Shane Grammer's images brought hope to his friends and family in the wake of California's most destructive fire. Now he's returning to the region to reveal new work, including a major art installation.
A close reading of the President’s 2020 Department of the Interior budget reveals massive funding cuts for everything public-lands related—except for oil and gas
Stuart Palley captures images of wildfires at night, making some of the riskiest art around
As the Thomas Fire scorched hundreds of thousands of acres and forced communities to evacuate, Stuart Palley and other fire photographers rushed to the front lines
Over the past week, a series of fires destroyed tens of thousands of acres in and around Sonoma County, burning homes, cars, and wineries in their wake. We sent a photographer to document the aftermath.
Heybrook Lookout Tower has stood sentinel over the Snoqualmie National Forest since 1925. It represents a longstanding tradition of fire lookouts but is currently under threat.
For over 112 years The U.S. Forest Service has been the caretaker of America's public land.
Beginning in 2014, in cooperation with the U.S. Forest Service, I immersed myself with Wildland Fire Incident Command Teams throughout the country. I slept in tents, on the grass, and in trucks with the many different units responsible for fire abatement, from the glamorous hotshots to the unsung radio dispatchers. Fires are remembered by the scope and scale of their destruction. My goal was to show the army that stopped them.
The strategy behind taming the province's biggest conflagration
A 747 jet gets converted into a fire-retardant-dumping airtanker, just in time for wildfire season