Google Maps helping put out fires — and start themPalestinian militants use Google Earth to target rocket attacks on the Israeli military, the Guardian reports. The al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigade rockets have killed about a dozen people in Sderot over the last three years. Of course, the news is hardly a mark against the company's "don't be evil" credo. Google Earth is only as good, or evil, as its users. Right now, KPBS in San Diego is using Google Maps to alert residents to the locations of nearby out-of-control fires.