Wildland Training

The Benefits of Hard Decisions

Lessons from wildfire management     NRFireScience Lessons learned from wilderness fire management in the Northern Rockies. Intended to spark discussion about managing fire for resource benefit on public lands: including reasons behind using this management approach; factors that influence ...

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Using After-Action Reviews on Wildland/WUI Fire Incidents

What was the plan? What actually happened?     By Heath Cota and Matt Ginder | FireRescue Magazine, Volume 9 Issue 4   We had just returned from a marathon assignment chasing fires across Southern California. The crew was wrapping ...

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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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Arizona Flags to Fly at Half-Staff for Granite Mountain Hotshots

19 firefighters killed in 2013 Yarnell Hill Fire     PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey ordered flags to fly at half-staff at all state buildings Tuesday to honor the elite firefighters from Prescott who died in 2013 while ...

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Wildfire Situational Awareness

Use of field data to make critical decisions at critical times     Forest Technology Systems – Shawn Bethel, Director of Business Development at FTS presented at the IDGA Wildfire Online Summit.

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Facilitated Learning Analysis: An Introduction

How FLAs are used for sharing lessons     Wildland Fire LLC – This video introduces the Facilitated Learning Analysis (FLA) history, key concepts and processes which is used to review many accidents and incidents. The video is intended to ...

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Alameda County Wildfire Training Burn

Video highlights     Alameda County Fire – Two weeks of wildland firefighting, including dozer familiarization and a live wildfire training burn.

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NWCG: National Guidance for COVID-19 Wildfire Response

Several checklists to aid in navigating the complexities of COVID-19     National Wildfire Coordinating Group As a response agency, the wildland fire community needs to be ready and prepared to adjust operations to meet the complexities of fighting wildland ...

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