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Close Call at California Wildfire

Burnover avoided in El Dorado County     Max McGregor Salmon Fire, El Dorado County At approximately 12:15 PM on Saturday, May 1, CalFire Amador-El Dorado Units responded to reports of a wildland fire in the area of Salmon Falls ...

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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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Brush Fire Destroys Los Angeles Home

Firefighters find fire threatening several homes     LAFD LOS ANGELES – A well-established brush fire quickly consumed one home but firefighter’s quick action and teamwork prevented the spread and further damage to the surrounding structures. At 1:24PM on April ...

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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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Fire Overruns North Dakota Brush Truck

Wind shift during fire north of Williston     WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) — The Williston Fire Department is down a truck after a brush fire destroyed it. The fire department said in a news release late Saturday that the fire ...

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New Jersey Brush Fire Mostly Contained, Firefighter Still Critical

Firefighter with the Forest Fire Service remained in critical condition     By WAYNE PARRY Associated Press LAKEWOOD, N.J. (AP) — A forest fire near the Jersey Shore that shut down the Garden State Parkway, sent neighbors fleeing and led ...

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Two Injured in Fire Apparatus Crash During Oklahoma Grass Fire

One person ejected in head-on collision     Wildland Firefighter Staff OSAGE COUNTY, Oklahoma – The husband and nephew of television chef ‘The Pioneer Woman’ Ree Drummond were involved in a collision while battling a grass fire on the Drummond ...

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350+ Acre Woods Fire in Mississippi

Dozers and a helicopter used in Harrison County     Harrison County Fire Rescue Harrison County Fire Rescue along with fire crews from the Mississippi State Forestry Commission, and US Forest Service, were called out for a 350+ acre woods ...

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