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Fighting fire with data: how mapping tech helped beat back the Rim Fire

Fighting fire with data: how mapping tech helped beat back the Rim Fire

The Verge - Russell Brandom

The past month's Rim Fire blazed through more than a quarter million acres of land in California, but the tensest moment came on August 27th, when the fire came close to threatening San Francisco's water supply. If the blaze had advanced any closer than it did, it would start dumping ash into …

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