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Vacaville, CA Prescribed Burn

Controlled burn and training     Solana NewsNet May 26, 2021: Crews from the Vacaville Fire Department and nearby allied agencies set fire to dry vegetation on Callen Hill near Allison Drive on Wednesday as part of a controlled burn ...

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Southern California Receives Two Large Firefighting Helicopters

Boeing Chinook helitankers already at work over Ventura County     By AMY TAXIN Associated Press LOS ALAMITOS, Calif. (AP) — Southern California fire agencies are getting two large-scale helicopters that can each carry up to 3,000 gallons (11.356 liters) ...

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Fallen Wyoming Smokejumper Honored by Fellow Wildland Firefighters

“My son died, but not in vain and not for nothing.”     CODY, Wyo. (AP) — Fellow wildland firefighters, U.S. Forest Service Chief Vicki Christiansen and Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon paid tribute during a weekend memorial for Tim Hart, ...

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Vallfirest Tactical Unit 1

Wildfires are changing, firefighting tools need a change too.     Vallfirest A multi-functional module designed to handle any type of wildland fire emergency. Read More

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The Wildfire Diaries, Episode 4

Meet Louis Evert, co-founder of the German organization Forest Fire Watch     Vallfirest   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Vallfirest (@vallfirest)   Learn more about the Wildfire Diaries

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Wildfire in Columbia River Gorge Prompts Evacuations

Milepost 85 Fire burned towards the Google Data Center     THE DALLES, Ore. (AP) — A wildfire in the Columbia River Gorge near The Dalles, Oregon, prompted Level 3 evacuations Wednesday afternoon and closed local highways. KOIN reports Level ...

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Alaska Smokejumpers First Jump of the 2021 Fire Season

Smokejumpers head out to the Pilot Point Fire     BLM Alaska Alaska Smokejumpers loading up for the first fire jump of the 2021 Alaska fire season was caught on video on May 24, 2021. The 12 BLM Alaska Fire ...

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Wildland Training in Coronado, California

Training on the progressive lay and more     Coronado Fire Department In preparation for fire season, the Corona Fire Department conducts annual RT-130 training to sharpen the skills required for wildland firefighting operations. Topics include progressive hoselay operations, fire ...

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Brendan McDonough of the Granite Mountain Hotshots

A discussion about guilt, depression, and growth     Fire Engineering Host Jim Burneka speaks with Brendan McDonough, the lone survivor of the Granite Mountain Hotshots. This episode focuses on the aftermath of the June 30th, 2013 Yarnell wildfire in ...

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Close Call at California Wildfire

Burnover avoided in El Dorado County     Max McGregor Salmon Fire, El Dorado County At approximately 12:15 PM on Saturday, May 1, CalFire Amador-El Dorado Units responded to reports of a wildland fire in the area of Salmon Falls ...

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