Forest-fire seasons getting worse
October 22, 2007

A "60 Minutes" report on CBS says that forest fires have been getting worse, with bigger fires that are harder to fight than ever before. One federal fire official says seven of the ten busiest fire seasons ever have happened in the last decade. Portable firefighting pumps are naturally a critical element in helping professionals contain forest fires, as well as for helping people who live in threatened areas preserve their lives and property when fires approach.

last revised October 2007