Items by John N. Maclean

Stand down from Western wildfires
Stand down from Western wildfires
A prominent wildfire expert, reacting to the deaths of 19 firefighters in Arizona's Yarnell Hill Fire, says it's time for a fundamental shift in policy.
Start a wildfire, go to jail - or worse
Start a wildfire, go to jail - or worse
Arsonists who start wildland fires face stiffer penalties than ever.
Some notable arson wildfire cases in the West
Some notable arson wildfire cases in the West
Brief descriptions of some notable arson wildfire cases in the West in the last 50 years.
The Fiery Touch
The Fiery Touch
Raymond Oyler is charged with murder and wildfire arson after five firefighters die in California's Esperanza Fire.