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Pack Test Prepares Arizona Firefighters for Wildfire Season

Rural Metro firefighters start the season with certification test   TUCSON (KVOA) – Firefighters go through countless hours of physical and educational training to fight wildfires, Rural-Metro Fire Department was back at it on Wednesday to make sure they’re ready ...

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NIOSH LODD Report: Wildland Firefighter Dies during Pack Test

Wildland firefighter dies from hyperthermia in Arizona test On June 6, 2015, a 30-year-old male seasonal wildland fire fighter (FF) was completing the arduous duty work capacity test (“pack test”). After walking 3 miles with a 45-pound pack in 40 ...

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