Wildfires Used to Be Less Intense at Night—But Not Anymore

wildfire at night

If you’ve caught any wildfire news over the past couple of years, you’ll have noticed that fires are burning more intensely and for longer these days. Take the Cameron Peak Fire in Colorado in 2020, for instance. It raged on from August to December as scores of firefighters struggled to get it under control. It’s … Read more

New Climate Report Sounds Alarm for Future Fire Seasons

burned landscape

Unfortunately, the recent trend of regular, devastating wildfires isn’t going anywhere. According to the latest scientific evidence, they’re a problem that’s only going to get worse as time goes on.  The UN Environment Program (UNEP) and GRID-Arendal, an environmental education nonprofit, released a report together earlier this year on the topic. It’s the first time … Read more

Ember Defense Signs Agreement with Perimeter Solutions to Help Protect Homes and Communities from Wildfire in 2022 with PHOS-CHEK® FORTIFY®

Ember LTR Truck

Clayton, MO 23 March 2022 – Perimeter Solutions (NYSE: PRM), a leading global manufacturer of high-quality firefighting products and lubricant additives, announced today that it is partnering with Ember Defense, an all-inclusive home-hardening provider and one of the leading wildfire preparedness companies in the country, to professionally treat properties with PHOS-CHEK® FORTIFY®, an uncolored, ground-based long-term fire retardant … Read more

How California’s Dry Winter Will Affect Fire Season

California hills

This winter season was quite the roller coaster with promising storms hammering the west coast in October and then December. Tahoe saw snow records nearly broken with more than three feet falling over December 26 and 27, 2021. Rain in the Bay Area saw an average of six to seven inches over nine days during … Read more

Homeowners Are Taking Fire Risk into Their Own Hands

tractor in woods

It’s becoming evident each year that wildfires are getting more intense and causing more destruction than ever before. There are many conversations around the “reasons” for worsening fire seasons from climate change to lack of resources to poor forest management to power equipment failure.  While each of these reasons warrants their own conversations, the point … Read more

Preparing for Fire in the Winter Months

garden in fall

While everyone is always thinking about fire preparedness during the height of fire season when wildfires are wreaking havoc and the air is thick with smoke, it is important to prepare for fire in the winter months as well.  As we have established, home hardening should be happening year-round but here are some things you … Read more