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At Least 27 Firefighters Killed Fighting Forest Fire in China

Search underway for others missing in Sichuan forest fire     BEIJING (AP) —A fire high in the mountains of western China’s Sichuan province has killed 30 firefighters and others, the government said Monday. The deaths occurred after a change ...

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FDIC 2019: Establishing Wildland Tactical Decision Points

Chief Todd McNeal focuses on fire potential at FDIC     Todd McNeal Chief Twain Harte (CA) Fire Department Wednesday, April 10, 2019: 10:30 AM – 12:15 PM REGISTER The class presents company officers and firefighters with the information necessary ...

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Testing Fire-Resistant Homes

New ideas in building construction     (CNBC) -It is impossible to build a fully fireproof home, but researchers are now focused on making homes at least fire resistant. They have to, because climate change is increasing the intensity of ...

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California Pulls National Guard from Border for Wildfire Protection

110 troops will be trained to work on fuel reduction projects     By DON THOMPSON Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California is calling in the National Guard for the first time next month to help protect communities from ...

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What It’s Like to be a Smokejumper

Time with the Nezperce Smokejumpers     VOA News – They’re called smokejumpers and, as you may guess from the name, they have very dangerous work. Their job is to parachute into the spot where a wildfire has started and ...

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April, May 2019 National Significant Wildfire Outlook

Wildfire potential for the coming months     Forest Service – National Interagency Fire Center – This product provides outlooks for the current month, the month following and a seasonal look at the two months beyond that. The main objectives ...

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Honoring the Yarnell Hill Fire Fallen

A walking discussion of the Yarnell Hill Fire     Wildland Fire LLC – This video was captured on site of the Yarnell Hill Fire in January 2014. The participants spent the day walking the ground and discussing the challenges ...

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Wyoming Hotshots 2018 Season

A look back at the wildfire season     Birney Brayton – Wyoming Hotshots 2018 fire season was exclusively in Colorado and Wyoming. Music: Intro/Sweet Glory (Jimkata), Cochise (Audioslave)

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Helping Wildland Firefighters Move Water Since the 1920’s

Putting pumps in the hands of the protectors     WATERAX – The work of wildland firefighters benefits us all, yet most people know very little about who they are, what they do and the tools of their trade. They ...

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WATERAX OT-4NX Poly Backpack with Brass Hand Pump

The OT-4NX now features the all-new WATERAX shoulder straps     The all-new WATERAX OT-4NX is a modernized poly backpack pump that was conceived with the comfort and safety of the user in mind. The tank is made of lightweight ...

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