PNW woodlands will be less vulnerable to drought, fire than Rocky Mountain, Sierra forests -—Forests in the Pacific Northwest will be less vulnerable to drought and fire over the next three decades than those in the Rocky Mountains and Sierra Nevada, computer modeling by researchers in Oregon State University's College of Forestry shows.

Fire service will ferry 'the most vulnerable' patients home from a struggling hospital. The Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service will help support patients discharged from Alexandra Hospital in Redditch who 'need help to settle' but not at-home care.