Wildland Firefighting

Managing Our Nation’s Flammable Landscapes

There are better ways to delineate why wildfires matter to society     (The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Jennifer Balch, University of Colorado Boulder (THE CONVERSATION) As of late ...

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Silverado Fire Photos

Fast-moving wildfire forced evacuation orders for 60,000 people     LOS ANGELES (AP) — Crews tried to beat back two out-of-control wildfires in Southern California on Tuesday that have kept tens of thousands of people out of their homes even ...

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California Dozer Ops

Ride along in Alameda County     Alameda County Fire This past fire season has been a busy year for our Firefighter Dozer Operators. We appreciate their hard work and determination to train and continue to protect our communities. Take ...

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Up Close at the Glass Fire

Behind the scenes with Alameda County firefighters     Alameda County Fire XAL 2016A, comprised of Alameda County Fire, Fremont Fire, Hayward Fire, and Oakland Fire, has been working for the last 72 hours as part of the initial attack ...

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“Badgers” Provide Cal Guard Needed Wildfire Support

Wisconsin Black Hawks fighting the Creek Fire and SQF Complex Fire     Defense Flash News FRESNO, CA, UNITED STATES 09.30.2020 Video footage of an element of the Wisconsin Army National Guard’s 1st Battalion (Assault), 147th Aviation Regiment, 64th Troop ...

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El Dorado Fire: Up Close

Ride along with San Bernardino County firefighters     San Bernardino County Fire Department The San Bernardino County Fire Department takes you up close on the El Dorado Fire showing how multiple agencies battled the massive blaze in Oak Glen, ...

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El Dorado Fire Helmet Cam

Footage from 564 Fire Photography     564Fire This is helmet cam footage of the El Dorado Fire as it crossed over Hwy 38, south of Forest Falls. Strike Team 1206A put in strong work to try and hold the ...

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Tanker Pilot Dies in Crash While Fighting Idaho Wildfire

Schill Fire burning near Emmett, Idaho     BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Authorities say a firefighter died after his single-engine air tanker crashed while he was fighting a small fire in southwestern Idaho Tuesday evening. The Bureau of Land Management ...

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