Tag Archives: shelters

Shelter Deployment at California’s Glass Fire

Two firefighters not injured     By OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Flames devoured swaths of brush and trees in Northern California on Wednesday amid unseasonably hot and dry weather. Officials said wind-whipped flames led two firefighters to ...

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Military Training for California Wildfires

Training at Joint Base Lewis-McChord     Defense Flash News 14th Brigade Engineer Battalion conducts training for California wildfires. The 14th BEB Soldiers are trained, ready, and capable to assist with the wildland firefighting mission and work hand-in-hand with professional ...

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Producing the Next Generation Fire Shelter

A look at research into a better shelter   By Dena Ali | FireRescue Magazine During my recent research project on climate change and wildfires, I learned that the fire shelters that wildland firefighters carry are not capable of protecting ...

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Fire Shelters: The Last Resort

Recent burnover raises questions about emergency fire shelters     By REBECCA BOONE Associated Press BOISE, Idaho (AP) — After flames trapped 14 firefighters in California and they had to use last-resort fire shelters to survive, questions are emerging about ...

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Overrun, Firefighters Deploy Shelters in California Wildfire

14 firefighters overrun and injured     By MARCIO JOSE SANCHEZ and BRIAN MELLEY Associated Press SHAVER LAKE, Calif. (AP) — More than a dozen California firefighters trying to protect a fire station in rugged mountains were overrun by flames ...

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Shelter Deployment at Montana’s Bridger Hill Fire

Three firefighters involved in burnover     Wildland Firefighter BOZEMAN, Montana – Three firefighters escaped serious injury while working on a wildfire in Montana on Saturday. The Great Falls Tribune reported that three firefighters with the Department of Natural Resources ...

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Burnover at California Wildfire

Two firefighters hurt and an engine destroyed     EL DORADO COUNTY (CBS13) — Cal Fire has opened an investigation into how a local fire department’s fire engine was burnt over, leaving two firefighters hurt during the Country Fire in ...

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U.S. Attempt to Improve Wildland Firefighter Shelters Fails

Decrease in number of deployments annually led to decision to keep current model     By KEITH RIDLER Associated Press BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An effort to develop a better fire shelter following the deaths of 19 wildland firefighters in ...

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Alabaugh Fire (SD) Shelter Deployment and Case Study

Review of shelter deployment in 2007 South Dakota fire     National Interagency Fire Center – Alabaugh Fire fire shelter deployment. Alabaugh Canyon Case Study Wildland Fire Lessons Learned Center: Alabaugh Fire (2007)  

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