Wildland Firefighting

What’s It Like Being a Wildland Firefighter?

A view of the job from Colorado     Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control Wildfires have become increasingly large & extreme. This means that the women & men who work on the front lines to combat those fires ...

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The Wildfire Diaries

Building bridges and enriching our knowledge     Vallfirest If you are interested in contributing to The Wildfire Diaries contact us at: marketing@vallfirest.com. Follow Vallfirest on Instagram

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CAL FIRE: CZU Lightning Complex, Lessons Learned

Insight into the battle to suppress the CZU Lightning Complex fires     CAL FIRE CZU San Mateo-Santa Cruz CAL FIRE CZU Unit Chief Ian Larkin & Deputy Chief Nate Armstrong offer insight, via zoom, into the battle to suppress ...

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NIFC: Significant Wildland Fire Potential Outlook, May 2021

A very active wildfire season is expected     National Interagency Fire Center Warm weather continued in March in most of Canada south of the 60th parallel, along the western Arctic Ocean coast,and across some of the Arctic islands, while ...

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Grass Fire Destroys Oklahoma Fire Department Brush Truck

Freedom Hill department loses rig in brush fire     Wildland Firefighter Staff CREEK COUNTY, Oklahoma – News9 reports that a Creek County volunteer fire department lost their brush truck to flames during a grass fire on Monday. The Freedom ...

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Queens, New York Brush Fire

An All-Hands fire at Box 4412     The Responder Date Recorded: March 4th, 2021 Area: Flushing Queens Location: Kissena Corridor Parm Queens 10-75 Box 4412 Engine 274 and 274 HMTU, Engine 299, Engine 320 Ladder 152, Ladder 167 Brush ...

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California Finishes Trials of New Wildfire Aircraft

Intel 24 was recently used over a wildfire in Malibu     Wildland Firefighter Staff ORANGE COUNTY, California – California has just finished trials on a new aircraft that may be used to help fight the state’s wildfires. Intel 24 ...

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Tatanka Hotshots 2020 Fire Season

A look back at the past season     Michael Marshall Tatanka Hotshots 2020 Crew Video. This video is in no way associated with the U.S National Forest Service or the United States Department of Agriculture. Songs: The Mountain- Shane ...

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Colorado’s Cherry Creek State Park Fire

PIOs take us up close on a wildfire     South Metro Fire Rescue – Centennial, Colorado On this vlog Connor and Eric take you up close to a wildland fire at Cherry Creek State Park. The fire burned 202 ...

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New Tools Assist Wildfire Detection and Smoke Forecasting

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration tools can help fire departments detect wildfire and forecast smoke spread     United States Fire Administration The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) had a successful year of research and development in the area ...

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