The New York Times: “Climate Scientists Warn of a ‘Global Wildfire Crisis.’ ” “ ‘Build Back Better’ Hit a Wall, but Climate Action Could Move Forward.”
National Fire Protection Association: “Fire Loss in the United States During 2020,” “Home fires with ten or more fatalities.”
CNN: “Survivors of California’s deadliest wildfire are now helping other survivors pick up the pieces.”
American Red Cross: “Colorado Wildfires: Red Cross Supporting Victims.”
City of New York: “Mayor Adams and Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City Announce Relief Effort for Victims of Bronx Apartment Building Fire.”
Twitter: @gothamesq, Jan. 10, 2022.
National Public Radio: “Bronx-raised Cardi B offers to pay fire victims’ burial costs.”
Amy Acton, CEO, Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors.
The Guardian: “What the numbers tells us about a catastrophic year of wildfires.”
ScienceDaily: “Increasingly frequent wildfires linked to human-caused climate change.”
Royal Society blog: “Global trends in wildfire and its impacts.”
U.S. Fire Administration: “What is the WUI?”
News release, U.S. Forest Service Northern Research Station: “Most California Fires Occur in Area of Wildland-urban Interface with Less Fuel and More People.”
Bloomberg: “More Americans Are Moving Into Fire-Risky Areas.”
American Burn Association: “Burn Injury Fact Sheet.”
Steven Sandoval, MD, associate professor of surgery; medical director, Suffolk County Volunteer Firefighters Burn Center, Stony Brook University Hospital.
KGO-TV San Francisco: “9 months later, Camp Fire survivor dies due to complications from third-degree burns.”
University of Rochester Medical Center: “Preventing contractures after a burn.”
Lisa Rae, MD, associate professor of surgery, Lewis Katz School of Medicine, Temple University; director, Temple Burn Center, Temple University Hospital.
University of Denver News: “Q&A: Trauma in the Aftermath of the Marshall Fire.”
NBC News: “12 victims of Philadelphia row house fire mourned at mass funeral.”
Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center: “Burn Injury Model System Center Directory,” “Recognizing the long-term sequelae of burns as a chronic medical condition.”
Burn Model System National Data and Statistical Center: “Burn Model System Summary Report.”
Jeffrey C. Schneider, MD, program director, Boston-Harvard Burn Injury Model System; medical director of trauma, burn, and orthopedic rehabilitation, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston.
The Providence Journal: “Station fire, 15 years later: Survivors tell their stories.”