For Long Island Firefighters, 1995 Pine Barren Blaze Was An Intense Learning ExperienceTwenty-years-ago on Monday, a firestorm erupted on Long Island's East End. Flames leaped 200 feet into the sky.
Suffolk County Volunteer Firefighters To Receive Specialized Wildfire TrainingThe training includes the latest in brush fire equipment with a focus on saving lives.
Wildlife Rescuers Ask Volunteers To Stitch Mittens For Burned KoalasWildlife rescuers have asked people to pull out their sewing machines to help koalas injured in wildfires in Australia.
Bitter Cold Catches New Yorkers Off Guard; Winds Bring DangerSunday was a frigid and windblown day in the Tri-State Area, which sparked forest fires, sent debris flying through the streets, and had people gearing up for what they fear is a glimpse of winter weather to come.
As Wildfires Rage Out West Experts Warn That The Tri-State Area Is Not ImmuneEarly word of a potentially troublesome fire means less risk to homes and lives. Even the smallest sparks can lead to a raging fire, like the ones being battled in California.
Officials: Trees Knocked Down By Sandy Could Make It Harder To Fight WildfiresWildfire season began this weekend in New Jersey, and while forest service managers say they aren't expecting more fires than usual, one thing does stand in their way: the trees knocked down by Superstorm Sandy.
N.Y. Air Nat'l Guard Trains For Wildfires On Long IslandIn April, wildfire broke out in Manorville and it took many long days to get it under control.