Tag Archives: Wildland Firefighting

The Wildfire Diaries, Episode 2

The first female firefighting brigade in South Africa     Vallfirest     View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Vallfirest (@vallfirest) Learn more about the Wildfire Diaries

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U.S. Wildland Firefighting Force Urged to Get Vaccinated

Camps to operate with multiple precautions to reduce coronavirus infections     By KEITH RIDLER Associated Press BOISE, Idaho (AP) — With a potentially ferocious wildfire season threatening to ignite across the western U.S., a push is on to persuade ...

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Photos: California Pacific Palisades Wildfire

Wildfire burns near Topanga State Park     LOS ANGELES (AP) — An arson suspect was arrested in connection with a Los Angeles wildfire that forced evacuations in canyons where thick vegetation hasn’t burned in more than 60 years, authorities ...

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Officials Plan Aggressive Response to Small Fires, Minimizing Megafires

“Our focus is on smart firefighting, aggressive firefighting, catching these fires when they are small,”     By MATTHEW BROWN Associated Press BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — U.S. officials said Thursday they will try to stamp out wildfires as quickly as ...

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Brendan McDonough of the Granite Mountain Hotshots

A discussion about guilt, depression, and growth     Fire Engineering Host Jim Burneka speaks with Brendan McDonough, the lone survivor of the Granite Mountain Hotshots. This episode focuses on the aftermath of the June 30th, 2013 Yarnell wildfire in ...

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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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