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September 14, 2010

 

Vestmannaeyjar volcano

Vestmannaeyjar, The Town That Fought A Volcano And Won

Could a fire department stop a volcano? Learn about the town of Vestmannaeyjar and their brave firefighters who battled a volcano.

June 18, 2007

 

Wildfire Consumes

Mapping Wildfires

Wildfires usually strike without warning, and can consume thousands of acres of forest and destroy grasslands.

February 3, 2005

 

Volcanos and Water

What happens when a volcano erupts underwater? Find out on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Putting Out an Oil Well Fire

When fighting in Iraq, American soldiers encountered numerous oil well fires. Learn how specialized fire fighters put out the fires on this Moment of Science.

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