Tag Archives: wildfire

Fighting the Fire

24/7 monitoring for potential fire threats across utility’s service area In preparation for the 2018 wildfire season, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) has opened its new Wildfire Safety Operations Center in San Francisco. The center, which will be staffed 24/7, will monitor potential fire threats across PG&E’s service area in real time and coordinate […]

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Flanders: Expanders

Company takes over a Canadian ABB facility In northern Alberta, a phoenix rises from the ashes. Almost a full year after lethal wildfires ravaged the Fort McMurray, Alberta service area—a municipality based on the rich oil sands located there—at least one company is targeting revival through its own expansion. Flanders, the Evansville, Ind.-based company which offers a range […]

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Alberta Wildfire

Mass evacuation and a struggle for containment For the area of Fort McMurray in Alberta, the month of May has thus far been marked by peril and insecurity. Since wildfires started May 1, the oil-rich urban service area has struggled with the uncertainty of containment, and many of its approximately 60,000 residents have been forced […]

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