As the wildfire season heats up out West, a growing network of cameras installed on forested mountaintops is changing the way crews fight fires by allowing early detection to trigger quicker, cheaper and more tactical suppression. (June 29)
Highlights of this day in history: The U.S. Supreme Court effectively voids state death penalty laws; Jerusalem reunified under Israeli control after the Six-Day War; Singer Rosemary Clooney and actress Katharine Hepburn die. (June 29)
A structure fire consumed a home Tuesday evening in South Hero. The blaze was reported at about 7 p.m. in a home off Sweeney Farm Road. The two-story house is on the northwest side of Keeler Bay on Lake Champlain.