Wildland Training

Initial Attack in the Wildland Urban Interface

Many firefighters lack direct experiential “slides” of a fire not being contained     By Kevin Cashman | Fire Engineering For a century, America has faced a nonstop conflict against wildfire. The struggle has ebbed and flowed, and strategies have ...

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Wildfire LLC: Texas Dozer Swamper Broken Leg

“I just killed somebody. I just killed my ground man.”     Wildfire Lessons Learned Center and Texas A&M Forest Service On Sunday, January 17, 2021, Texas A&M Forest Service (TFS) resources responded to the Tractor Fire in Burnet County, ...

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Hover STEP Training

A brief look at helitack training in Colorado     Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control Get a first-person view of what it feels like to exit a helicopter while it’s still in the air. This process, known as ...

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NIOSH LODD Report: California Trainee Suffers Sudden Cardiac Death During Fitness Exercise

Remember the fallen with the lessons learned     NIOSH Fire Fighter Fatality Investigation and Prevention Program In 2017, a 33-year-old state inmate was accepted into the state’s Conservation Camp Program which allows inmates to request assignments within one of ...

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Wildfire LLC: Idaho Engine Burnover

Lesson sharing from the Wild Mountain Fire, September 2020     Wildfire Lessons Learned Center In the early morning hours of Sunday, September 6, 2020, a Brush Engine from a rural fire department responded to a wildland fire. While attacking ...

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Wildland Fire Lessons Learned Center 2020 Incident Review Summary

Information collected from over 100 operational incidents     Wildfire Lessons Learned Center The information in this report comes from wildland fire incidents—from various entities—submitted to and gathered by the Wildland Fire Lessons Learned Center (LLC) in 2020. The primary ...

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Arizona Army National Guard Conducts Wildfire Training

Multi-agency training with helicopters     Defense Flash News Arizona Army National Guard Soldiers with the 2-285th Assault Helicopter Battalion and the 2-149th General Support Aviation Battalion Medical Evacuation detachments conduct a two-day training exercise to support wildfire efforts on ...

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