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  • A summer of smoke and ashes

    Marines and Army soldiers help firefighters in the most intense fire season since 1969.

  • Drought ' heat = fire

    Southwestern drought kindles an early and fierce fire season, especially in Arizona and New Mexico.

  • Fire sweeps through the Southwest

    The Southwest's drought brings an early and ferocious forest fire season.

  • Burning down the house

    A new federal policy lets fire managers put protection of natural resources ahead of property when they fight fires on public lands.

  • Stephen Pyne

    Author and fire historian Stephen Pyne talks about the role of fire in the Southwestern landscape.

  • Did the Forest Service burn New Mexico enviros?

    Plans for salvage logging on New Mexico's Eagle Peak lead environmentalists to charge that the forest fire there was no accident.

  • Just burn it

    The Clinton administration sets a new policy that uses more controlled and prescribed burns in forest management.

  • Higher pay for hotter jobs?

    Union organizer Kenny Harrell wants better pay for federal wildland fire crews.

  • Hot summer reading

    Two books on firefighting - Michael Thoele's "Fire Line: The Summer Battles of the West" and Starr Jenkins' "Smokejumpers, "49, Brothers In the Sky" - are reviewed.

  • A hot welcome on the fire line

    Firefighter Risa Lange-Navarro talks about the difficulties women firefighters face.

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