St. Paul tackles big Mississippi River logjam St. Paul city officials say a logjam on the Mississippi River could be a safety concern. Many of the floating branches and debris are leftovers from the recent storms.July 3, 2013
Check out the TSA's new Instagram feed The Transportation Security Administration is now publishing photos of the firearms, knives and other goodies confiscated in airport security checks.July 3, 2013
Investigators to examine why Ariz. blaze killed 19 Investigators from around the U.S. have begun arriving in Arizona to examine whether 19 highly trained firefighters who perished over the weekend heeded those rules or ignored them and paid with their lives.July 3, 2013
Sparklers? They're like giving your kid a 'blowtorch' Safety officials are reminding Minnesotans to be careful around fireworks this Fourth of July holiday week. "Even the things we consider to be no big deal are really dangerous," one fire prevention educator says.July 2, 2013
Arizona Hotshots: The stories of some who died Nineteen members of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, based in Prescott, Ariz., were killed Sunday when a windblown wildfire overcame them north of Phoenix. Fourteen of the victims were in their 20s. Here are the stories of some of those who died.July 2, 2013
How firefighters cope with profound tragedy It's not that firefighters are never afraid, but they have too many other things to worry about to give in to fear. Especially the elite wildland crews known as hotshots.July 2, 2013
Preparing for the worst with wildfires The death of 19 firefighters in an Arizona fire is a reminder of the unpredictability of wildfires.
Tom Weber speaks with a longtime Minnesota firefighter about how firefighters train to deal with changing conditions.The Daily Circuit, July 1, 2013