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Tools of the Trade

High-tech firefighting tools - like satellite imagery, fire behavior modeling, fire-retardant materials and water delivery systems - continue to improve, but the most crucial elements are still wildland firefighters and hand tools.

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RT @NWSPhoenix: One of our Meteorologists is teaching @smokey_bear how to make tornadoes today at the Arizona Game and Fish Department (AGF…

@smokey_bear 16 hours ago

In 2015,
58,916 human-caused wildfires burned over
2 million acres.