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Caution Urged as Wildfire Season Starts in New Jersey

The New Jersey Forest Fire Service is urging residents to be cautious as the spring wildfire season starts in the state. The agency says this year’s season is starting a little earlier than usual because winter conditions became drier and …

North Carolina Congressman’s Tree Falls on Postal Service Vehicle, Kills Worker

A postal worker is dead after her passing vehicle was crushed by a falling tree owned by a North Carolina congressman. Multiple media organizations reported the 43-year-old female mail carrier died June 20 when the large tree fell on her …

Fireman’s Fund Secures New Tree Service Vendor for Homeowner Insureds

Fireman’s Fund has secured HMI as one of its Prestige Advisory Services vendors. HMI manages a national network of credentialed tree care companies representing more than 2,500 tree crews and 1,500 certified arborists. HMI provides a new inspection service that …

Super Typhoon Haiyan Slams into Central Philippines; Millions Flee

The strongest typhoon in the world this year and possibly the most powerful ever to hit land, battered the central Philippines on Friday, forcing millions of people to flee to safer ground, cutting power lines and blowing apart houses. Haiyan, …

Europe Battered by Winter Storm Christian: AIR Worldwide Analysis

Catastrophe modeling firm AIR Worldwide reported that “winter storm ‘Christian’ (known as ‘St. Jude in the United Kingdom) battered the western shores of southern Great Britain early on Monday, October 28, 2013, as one of the strongest extra tropical cyclones …