Wildland Firefighting

Fire Shelters: The Last Resort

Recent burnover raises questions about emergency fire shelters     By REBECCA BOONE Associated Press BOISE, Idaho (AP) — After flames trapped 14 firefighters in California and they had to use last-resort fire shelters to survive, questions are emerging about ...

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What is Containment?

A lesson from CAL FIRE     CAL FIRE TV What is containment and how is it determined?  

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Pandemic Adds Risk to Dangerous Job of Firefighting

Any outbreak that ripples through a camp could easily sideline crews     By MATT VOLZ Kaiser Health News HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Jon Paul was leery entering his first wildfire camp of the year late last month to fight ...

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Photos, Video: California’s Ranch and Lake Fires

Fighting fires near Los Angeles     Firefighters struggling to contain three wildfires near Los Angeles faced another challenging day.                

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Photos: California Lake Fire

Firefighters at work in the Angeles National Forest     LOS ANGELES (AP) — Crews scrambled to protect homes from a huge wildfire that prompted evacuations north of Los Angeles.                     ...

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Wildland/WUI Pack Items

Some of the items that I feel are necessary     By Chuck Sallade | FireRescue Magazine, Issue 8 Volume 7 Working as a firefighter in Montana allows you to experience various types of fires and firefighting techniques. My department ...

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Colorado Chatridge 2 Fire, Community Incident Review

Lessons learned from South Metro Fire Rescue     South Metro Fire Rescue PIO – In this video Public Information Officer Eric Hurst provides an overview of incident operations during the Chatridge 2 Fire that occurred on June 29, 2020 ...

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